Fieldwork Brewing signs Oregon Distribution Agreement

BBerkeley, California’s Fieldwork Brewing Company has officially signed on with Day One Distribution in Oregon. Day One has periodically brought in small amounts of Fieldwork Brewing for the last year or so but has now announced an official partnership with the brewery known for their hazy IPA’s.More from a press release:Fieldwork Brewing’s robust self-distribution network throughout Northern California is enhanced by teaming up with select independent distribution companies to ensure exceptional quality, service, and availability for their rapidly expanding number of accounts. A craft beer veteran, Robby Roda’s decade-long expertise as a beer buyer and national sales director...

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Worthy Brewing Garden Club takes shape with new hires

Worthy Brewing announced their Garden Club in March, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to promoting and protecting the environment. The Garden Club operates two arms, the Worthy green house and hop yard and the Hopservatory. Through those two outlets they hold regular events, activities, classes, seminars etc. Yesterday, the Garden Club announced the appointment of Kody Osborne and David Blair to the organization staff and more about their mission and advocacy.More from a press release:Kody Osborne will serve as Director of Environmental Affairs.  Mr. Osborne served as Lead Naturalist of the Sunriver Nature Center and Observatory for just...

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Austin Craft Beer Events May 20th

Howdy Austin!Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and MapAll Month : Barks For Beer Monday, May 20th:Hiker’s happy Hour | Uncle’s Billys | 5:30 – 7:30 and Trivia at 7 Tuesday, May 21st : Ice cream making with Lick Ice Cream | Lazurus | 6-9 Wednesday, May 22nd : A Maker’s Place | Texas Beer Co. | 7-9:30Bottle Royale: A killer Strains Beer Dinner | Austin Beerworks | Ticketed Event | May 22 |  7-9Thursday, May 23rd: Texas Roller Derby Bingo! | Hosted by Blue Owl Brewing and TXRD – Texas Roller Derby | 7-9Star Party...

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Orenco Taphouse Celebrates 6th Anniversary

Anniversary By Samurai Artist | May 24, 2019 Orenco Taphouse has been a craft beer oasis in Hillsboro for the past six years and this Saturday May 25th they celebrate their anniversary. Orenco Taphouse is just 2 blocks from the Orenco Station MAX stop where the new Mazama Brewing is, so you can make a mini pub crawl of it.Special Tap List highlights – Hill Farmstead Arthur – Fremont Brew 3000 – Great Notion Blueberry Muffin/Juice Jr. -Horus Aged Ales Hazelnut Harris – Modern Times MP BBA Vanilla/Bottle Logic Bobcat Danger – Half Acre Galactic Dbl Daisy Cutter – Alesong Mocha Rhino Suit...

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Tastes great. Less filling – Is Craft Beer “Light” a good thing?

Tastes great. Less filling – Is Craft Beer “Light” a good thing?It seems to be the latest rage in craft beer. Not New England IPAs, not putting the entire snack shelf from the corner store into a stout, but instead, light craft beer. Light beer got its start in the late 1960’s being invented by a biochemist PhD, working at Rheingold Brewery in New York. Through a series of hand offs, Miller Brewing Company acquired the recipe and officially launched Miller Lite (96 cals) to the nation in 1975. After seeing major volume increases, in part due to heavy advertising,...

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Buoy Beer releases Brett Saison with Cranberries in Bottles

Beer Release By Samurai Artist | May 24, 2019 Astoria, Oregon’s Buoy Beer has released the first beer from their 60BBL Foeder – Brett Saison with Cranberries. The 60 barrels of foeder-aged beer was divided into 3 variants, Brett Saison is the last of the three variations with the others aged in red wine barrels and released in January. Brett Saison with Cranberries joins the other 2 variants released in January after spending 4 months in local red wine barrels.Buoy Beer describes their Brett Saison Foeder Beer as:A blend of three saisons all featuring pilsner, wheat, Vienna, and buckwheat malts, acidified with our...

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Brü It Yourself | Barrel Fermented Sour Ale

Author: Jake Huolihan Wooden barrels are often used by brewers in the production of sour beer, not just for aging, but fermentation as well. Various microbes including wild yeast and acid producing bacteria take up residence in the permeable wood then naturally inoculate wort transferred into the vessel, producing deliciously tart, dry, and characterful beers. Undoubtedly used as vessels for fermentation since the dawn of brewing, barrels carry a certain amount of romanticism for me, a reminder of our less technologically advanced past, during which it’s likely sour beers were more the rule than the exception. Despite this sentiment, I’d never...

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Short’s Brewing Releases Psychedelic Cat Grass

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – On Friday, May 17, Short’s Brewing Co. and statewide beer, wine and spirits distributor Imperial Beverage again teamed up for the release of Short’s Psychedelic Cat Grass, a triple dry hopped IPA that was packaged and delivered to retailers throughout Michigan in less than 24 hours. “This one-of-a-kind release has grown in popularity over the last three years, and 2019 is shaping up to be the biggest release yet,” said Larry Cekola, Vice President of Sales at Imperial Beverage. “I want to thank the crew at Short’s and the more than 60 members of the Imperial Beverage...

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Carnival Magic at the RedFrog Pub on St. Paddy’s Day

You like that title? Set some expectations? Let me explain.Sunday afternoon (St. Patrick's Day), Carnival Cruise Line had a little party at their RedFrog Pub aboard Carnival Magic, docked at the Port of Miami. I was emailed a press release the next day by an agency, LOL. The "Magic" was in the announcement of their partnership with Brew Hub!I was sitting at the bar drinking a pounder can of ParchedPig West Coast IPA when I noticed that the beer was brewed in Lakeland, FL. I immediately suspected that Brew Hub was doing the bulk brewing for Carnival, so I...

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New Brewery Spotlight: Area Two Experimental Brewing

Stratford, Connecticut’s Two Roads Brewing Company took the sour concept to the extreme with the opening of their new Area Two Experimental Brewing facility — a 25,000-square-foot expansion adjacent to their main brewery focused on sour, barrel-aged, and experimental beers.“Area Two will be a brewery of boundless experimentation,” says Master Brewer Phil Markowski. “We will continue to innovate, redefine and stretch the definition of beer.”Foudres and barrels abound in the spacious modern facility. Guests enter then rise to an elevated catwalk with views of brewers working below, as they make their way on a self-guided...

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Get a Proud AHA Member SRM Magnet

Homebrewers AssociationHomebrewers Association April 22, 2019 The May/June 2019 issue of Zymurgy magazine is now available online via eZymurgy and the …More Homebrewers AssociationHomebrewers Association August 21, 2018 For your convenience, all links mentioned in the September/October 2018 issue of Zymurgy magazine are …More Homebrewers AssociationHomebrewers Association April 22, 2019 For your convenience, all links mentioned in the January/February 2019 issue of Zymurgy magazine are listed below. About Zymurgy Zymurgy is …MoreSource link.

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TABC Sunset Bill Passes Texas Senate With Beer-To-Go!

TABC SUNSET BILL PASSES TEXAS SENATE WITH BEER-TO-GO!Comprehensive Bill Which Has Now Passed Both Legislative ChambersContains Historic Gains for Texas Craft Brewers and ConsumersAUSTIN, Texas (May 23, 2019) — In a landmark victory for the Texas craft brewing industry and craft beer consumers, substantial modernizations to Texas beer laws, including the ability for manufacturing craft breweries to sell Beer-To-Go, passed the Texas Senate Wednesday evening with a unanimous vote. Contingent upon the House concurring and the Governor’s signature on the bill, Beer-To-Go sales are expected to begin September 1, 2019.“This legislation represents the most comprehensive and positive...

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Stoup Brewing launches Crowler Program

SBeginning today, Thursday, May 23rd, Seattle, Washington’s Stoup Brewing begins their crowler program. Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, Stoup will offer both their award-winning Citra IPA and German Style Pilsner in 32oz cans.More from a press release:With a thriving growler program already in place, crowlers offer beer enthusiasts a way to enjoy pre-filled cans of fresh Stoup beer out in the world. A convenient and inviting 32-ounce can of beer, or the equivalent of two pints at the brewery, to be exact.“With camping season just getting underway, we are excited to offer the ideal vessel for getting...

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12 Fox Beer Company: Grand Opening May 24

12 Fox Beer Company: Grand Opening May 24-27, 2019Location: 4700 W Fitzhugh Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 On Sunday, I made my way to the soft opening of 12 Fox Beer Company, another brewery located off of Fitzhugh Rd (near Dripping Springs).The first thing I noticed was the decor and the outdoor beauty of their space. They had a large spacious patio that seemed quite welcoming (along with a friendly neighborhood brewery cat). Figuring it was the best way to get a taste of their beer, my husband and I decided on two flights of beer. Their flights of beer...

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Bale Breaker Brewing hires Kat Finn as new Oregon Sales Manager

Kat FinnBale Breaker Brewing Company, is making a big push in Oregon with the hiring of former Sierra Nevada Oregon sales manager Kat Finn to lead the sales here. Bale Breaker is a Yakima, Washington-based brewery known for their hop forward beers and their position as hop growers themselves. In the announcement, Bale Breaker says Finn’s hiring “will help the brewery expand distribution and availability of its hop-forward IPAs in the southern region of the Pacific Northwest.”More from a press release:With twelve years of experience in both the domestic and craft beverage industries, specifically in the Portland-area, Finn will...

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Sunriver Brewfest Runs 5/31-6/1, Benefits Habitat for Humanity

backyard at Sunriver ResortThe Sunriver Brewfest, which will take place in The Backyard behind the Lodge at Sunriver Resort, will feature over 50 beverages from breweries and cideries in Oregon, Washington, and California. It runs from 4-9pm on Friday 5/31 and Saturday 6/1. The event is pet- and kid-friendly, and is free to enter. A tasting mug with five tokens is $20, and more tokens can be purchased in packs of five for $5. Take in the brews with a view of Mt. Bachelor.This event benefits the La Pine Habitat for Humanity. Those interested in volunteering can contact stacia@habitatlapinesunriver.org....

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