Bier Garden Girl of August
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Port Royal Export

You don’t have to travel to Honduras to have Port Royal Export! This pale lager is refreshing, especially after a bike ride by the water.

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Seven Beers to Drink on St. Patrick’s Day
March 16, 2010 – 9:20 AM | One Comment
Seven Beers to Drink on St. Patrick’s Day

With Saint Patrick’s Day fast approaching, the time has come to prep ourselves for that annual celebration of dressing in your best green t-shirt and wandering around while shouting at things. To celebrate the holiday where everyone is Irish (except, of course, people who aren’t Irish) Bier Magazine has amassed together a collection of seven Irish brews to make your Saint Patrick’s Day at least somewhat authentic.

The New Old Brewery at The Royal Naval Academy, Greenwich
March 2, 2010 – 11:32 AM | 3 Comments
The New Old Brewery at The Royal Naval Academy, Greenwich

On the outskirts of London, England at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, a nearly 300 year old brew house is getting kicked back into shape as part of the £6 million Discover Greenwich renewal project. The folks over at Meantime Brewing Company, a Greenwich based microbrewery run by master brewer Alistair Hook, have renovated the historically rich compound, installing eight giant copper brewing vessels, converting the space into The Old Brewery, an active brewpub and restaurant.

Sacramento Beer Week
February 21, 2010 – 8:12 PM | No Comment
Sacramento Beer Week

Sacramento, California will celebrate its inaugural beer week from Feb. 22 to Feb. 28. Sacramento native and beer writer Dan Scott and a group of volunteering beer lovers have planned more than 150 events in up to 75 venues throughout the Sacramento area as well as neighboring towns Nevada City, Auburn and Roseville. Events will include beer tastings, beer pairings, dinners, educational seminars, festivals, trivia nights and more.

SanTan Brewing Co. Holds Contest to Avoid Lawsuit
February 6, 2010 – 7:47 AM | No Comment
SanTan Brewing Co. Holds Contest to Avoid Lawsuit

Arizona State University (ASU) is not too happy with Anthony Canecchia, owner and brew master of SanTan Brewing Company. ASU threatened to sue SanTan if they do not change the name of the brewery’s Sun Devil Ale, their most popular beer that takes its name from the school’s mascot.

SF Beer Week Kicks Off Tonight
February 5, 2010 – 2:10 PM | No Comment
SF Beer Week Kicks Off Tonight

The San Francisco Brewers Guild will be hosting the second annual SF Beer Week from Feb. 5 to Feb. 12. For a full seven days, SF Beer Week will transform the city into one giant watering hole for beer drinkers near and far. More than 200 events will be taking place in about 100 venues throughout the city, including beer festivals, beer dinners, food pairings, homebrew demonstrations, tasting seminars and pub crawls by foot, bike and train.

Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue Festival Goes Big City
February 3, 2010 – 7:55 AM | No Comment
Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue Festival Goes Big City

Closing out its third touring year, the popular Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue Festival traveled well above its comfortable stomping grounds south of the Mason-Dixon Line in an effort to show the Yankees up in New York City a thing or two about eating and drinking your way into a coma. The show offered up a generous supply of over 60 beers, 40 bourbons and a selection of barbecue and the fixings from pit masters up and down the East Coast.

COOP Ale Works Celebrates Their One Year Anniversary
January 8, 2010 – 7:43 AM | One Comment
COOP Ale Works Celebrates Their One Year Anniversary

Oklahoma City based COOP Ale Works will be celebrating the one year anniversary of the completion of their first batch of commercially brewed beer on Jan. 9. To commemorate the event, co-founders J.D. Merryweather, Mark Seibold and Daniel Mercer will be holding an open house and beer tasting to the public to show their appreciation to the people of Oklahoma City who made their first year of business such a resounding success.

Best Brewers of the Decade
December 31, 2009 – 2:57 PM | No Comment

The beer industry underwent a major boom over the past ten years. The sudden burst of popularity that craft beers received in the 1990s bled over into the following decade. Even giants like Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors tried to pry their way into the craft beer game with lines of specialty beers or macrobrews cleverly concealed as an indie startup (Looking your way, Blue Moon). With the new year upon us, Bier Magazine has put together a list of some of the best or most influential brewers of the last decade.