The guys from Iron Fist recently drove up from Vista, to Anaheim's own Bottle Logic in Anaheim. To brew the official beer for this years OC Brew Ha Ha Festival. The beer "Dr. Strange Matter" is a French style Saison with honey, basil and peppercorns to-be aged in various wine barrels. The above image courtesy of the Brew Ha Ha Facebook page. The beer will be released around mid August in the weeks approaching the 5th annual Brew Ha Ha with Orange County and San Diego distribution.
Karl Strauss recently celebrated 25 years of brewing by celebrating the annual Changing of the Barrels. An event that honors the life and reputation of Karl Strauss' beers and the release of their 25th anniversary "Barrel Aged Doppelbock." It was held Saturday, February 8th at the Karl Strauss Brewery and Tasting Room at 5985 Santa Fe Street in the brewery's hometown of San Diego, California.
San Francisco Beer Week starts this Friday February 7th and ends February 16th. During those nine days Northern California breweries and the fine establishments that serve said beers will be celebrated with events ranging from tap takeovers, new beer releases, beer dinners and so much more.
Starting this week, Firestone Walker Brewing Company in Paso Robles, CA. Will release their first mixed 12 pack called "The Lions Share." Which will include core beers from the brewery DBA (British Pale Ale), Union Jack (West Coast IPA), Pale 31 (California Pale Ale), and 805 (Blonde).
San Diego, those simple words alone can spawn an infinite potential of craft beer destinations in your mind. Like a subliminal message, you know San Diego has the craft beer and plenty of it.
Whether you want to go to the beach, downtown, or any other area; you will have your own personal favorite places for a great local brew. San Diego Beer week is all about the celebration of local businesses that celebrate craft beer including your favorite breweries, bars, and liquor stores and more.
The Great American Beer Festival is by far the most renowned beer festival and beer judging in the states. A lot of breweries were put on a wait list, and tickets for the beer festival sold out in 45 minutes!
That didn't stop the craft beer masses to enrich their palates for craft beer nirvana. The MASSIVE ammount of breweries in attendance proved that judging all those tasty beers, would not be an easy task. With 84 category's ranging from coffee beer to barley wine to session beer and each category having at least 20 if not more entries.
Looks like the Hangar 24 Craft Brewery out in Redlands, CA is at it again. With their new expansion almost complete the Tap Room is going to be demolished this weekend to make way for the new and improved Tap Room along with the migration of two of their tanks. With this renovation they will be adding much needed square footage to the interior tasting room.
In close proximity to Cable Airport, on Airport Drive, just above Route 66, in Upland, California, is the new location for Dale Bros. Brewery. Now, in a much bigger and better equipped facility, the Dale Brothers, Curt and Andy, were eager to show off the new digs to family, friends…and BierBuzz!
(White Plains, NY) – HEINEKEN USA today announced the appointment of Matthew Kahn as Vice President of Marketing for Portfolio Brands effective September 19, 2012. In his new role, Kahn will be responsible for leading the development and execution of brand strategy, media and public relations for Dos Equis, Newcastle Brown Ale, Amstel and the recently acquired Strongbow Cider brand.
Kahn will manage the selection of creative agencies, the development of creative content, the negotiation of merchandising opportunities and media placements. In addition, he will oversee brand-related events and sponsorships, non-retail sampling and media relations.