New Belgium Brewing to Break Ground on East Coast Facility

New Belgium Brewing NC

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Ft. Collins, Colo., April 17, 2014 – Going up! New Belgium Brewing is officially breaking ground and starting construction on its second brewery—a 133,000 SF brewery and tasting room. At full build out, New Belgium will brew 500,000 barrels annually and support upwards of 140 jobs. The groundbreaking includes a private ceremony on May 1 and a public celebration on May 2. Read More…

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North American Organic Brewers Festival Celebrates Ten Years

North American Organic Brewers Festival

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PORTLAND, ORE – More than 15,000 beer lovers, music fans and supporters of sustainable living will come together at the North American Organic Brewers Festival (NAOBF) the last weekend of June to “Drink Organic, Save the Planet, One Beer at a Time.” The 10th annual event will take place June 26 through June 29 at Overlook Park in North Portland. Event hours are Noon to 9pm Thursday through Saturday and Noon to 5pm Sunday. Read More…

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Montinore Estate, Fire Mountain Brew House and EaT: An Oyster Bar To Host Annual Southern Crawfish Boil

Montinore Estate Crawfish Boil

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PORTLAND, Ore. (April 14, 2014) – On Saturday, April 26, Montinore Estate, Fire Mountain Brew House and Portland’s EaT: An Oyster Bar will be bringing a bit of Cajun flavors to the Willamette Valley in celebration of the release of Montinore’s 2013 whites wines. Read More…

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3rd Annual Eugene Bacon Fest

3rd Annual Eugene Bacon Fest

Looking for a reason to drink beer and eat some tasty bacon? Look no further than the 3rd Annual Eugene Bacon Fest taking place on Saturday May 3rd, at the Rogue Ales Public House in Eugene, Oregon. Read More…

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Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp Across America Tour

Beer Camp Across America with Sierra Nevada

To help celebrate Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America 12 Pack release this year, the crew from Chico, California will be taking a trek across America to allow every craft brewery in the nation to join in on the fun. The Beer Camp Across America traveling beer festival, like no other, will be the largest craft beer celebration in history. Read More…

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Ninkasi Brewing Expands Brewery & Boasts Sustainability and Innovation

Ninkasi New Brewery

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EUGENE, Ore.—April 4, 2014—With more than three years of planning, countless hours of hammering, welding and commissioning, and hundreds of gallons of its signature teal paint, Ninkasi Brewery Company’s second Eugene brewery brewed its very first batch of beer last week. The first official brew not only marks a new era of growth, but also establishes the brewery as an industry leader in sustainable practices and innovation. Working hand-in-hand with ecoReal Solutions of Portland, Ore., the brewery’s design and construction teams have been able to add numerous sustainable features to the brewery, setting it on the path to reach LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council. Read More…

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Bear Republic Brewing Releases Grand-Am

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Bear Republic Brewing Company® is proud to announce that Grand-Am™ will now be available in 12 oz. six-packs. A new national pale ale release, Grand-American or Grand-Am™ is a quaffable and sessionable ale that truly represents the West Coast style. Read More…

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Spiegelau’s New Stout Glass

Spiegelau Classic Stout Glass

Over the years there have been many different glassware developed to enhance the beer drinking experience. Following in the footsteps of their successful IPA glass project, Spiegelau has partnered with two well known stout brewers in the United States, Oregon’s Rogue Ales and Colorado’s Left Hand Brewing Company to create the ultimate vessel to enjoy a nice, delicious stout. Read More…

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Widmer Brothers Brewing Celebrates 30 Years of Beer With Special Bottle Releases

Widmer 30 Beers For 30 Years First 3 Releases

There’s been a lot of buzz happening as of late regarding Widmer Brothers Brewing’s 30th Anniversary. Today back on April 2, 1984, Kurt and Rob Widmer incorporated their business, Widmer Brewing Company, and started cobbling together their brewhouse on NW Lovejoy in Portland, Oregon. Now long gone, their brewhouse sits in North Portland with a re-opening of their remodeled pub taking place tomorrow, April 3rd.

To help ring in these first 30 years, Widmer has launched the first three beers in the 30 Beers for 30 Years Series. The first three releases will be Altbier for 1984, Weizenbier for 1985, and Hefeweizen for 1986 in great new looking labels in limited edition bottles. And now Widmer has an interactive website that gives a rundown on the 30 Beers for 30 Years Series and the label artists: www.30Beersfor30Years.com. Read More…

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This post was written by D.J. Paul on April 2, 2014

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Beer Institute Urges FDA to Exempt American Brewers from Costly Regulation

Beer Institute LogoWASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Beer Institute filed joint comments with the American Malting Barley Association in order to protect a centuries-old and environmentally-conscious practice of brewers marketing their brewers’ grain to local animal producers. Please click here to view the comments, filed today. Read More…

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