November 2010 Bits and Pieces

Several items are worth mentioning with the holiday season coming up this week. The Nebraska Brewing Company will be releasing Hop God on December 4th.   The Boston Brewing Company (Sam Adams) will be releasing Infinium.  This a collaboration with Weihenstephan.  It is said to be Champagne-like and 10% ABV.  The cost is estimated around […]

2010 Beer Bloggers Conference – Pt. 3

Sunday highlights – Beer mimosas were served since some of the group had been on a pub crawl after the Boulder Beer dinner Saturday night. Breckenridge Brewery‘s Agave Wheat and orange juice were the drink of choice! Several beer bloggers including Erik Boles of BeerTapTV, Kerry Finsand of Taplister and Anne Fitten Glenn of Brewgasm […]

2010 Beer Bloggers Conference – Pt. 2

Saturday conference highlights included – Several technical sessions covering blog improvements and building online communities. Greg Koch from Stone Brewing Company talked to the group about ethics in the beer industry, plans for a Stone Brewery in Europe and gave us an early sample of Lucky Bastard (see Beer Advocate for reviews). Live Beer Blogging […]

Beer Review – Sierra Nevada Harvest

The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company from Chico, CA makes an annual wet hopped beer named Harvest.  This beer uses fresh rather than dried hops and the result is a delicious fall treat!  Quantities are limited, so don’t wait to pick some up!  A mixture of Centennial and Cascade hops are used.  The beer reviewed was […]

Beer Review – Hundred Yard Dash

The Brau Brothers Brewing Company has produced a fresh hopped beer this fall named Hundred Yard Dash.  I journeyed to Lucan, MN to pick some up and to tour the brewery and restaurant.  They are one of the few breweries producing some of their own hops.  The hopyard is only 100 yards from the brewery, […]