High Plains Draughters News

'Cool Kids Carnival' BAM beer fest returns to Santa Monica Sunday

With the rise of brewing's popularity, the craft beer festival is becoming a common occurrence in Los Angeles, but not all beer fests are created equal. The fifth annual Beer Arts and Music Festival takes over the 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica on Sunday, and it’s one of...
2014-10-22 09:42:50
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The Sniff Test: Did rain really hurt Heineken’s beer sales?

Heineken’s claim that beer sales in Europe were hurt by “unseasonably wet weather” doesn’t sound quite right, as the region also experienced warmer-than-usual temperatures. One analyst believes the weak sales in the region has more to do with higher prices and a sluggish economy.
2014-10-22 09:40:53
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Fireman’s Brew Announces New Stock Offering for Accredited Investors, Joins Innovative Equity Crowdfunding Platform ...

Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company founded by two firefighters, today announced that it has released a new private offering of stock, available through FlashFun
2014-10-22 05:00:00
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Wet European summer dampens Heineken beer sales

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Heineken , the world's third-largest beer maker, reported lower than expected sales in the third quarter as Europeans drank less during a wet summer, but kept its forecast of improved profitability this year. The Dutch brewer, which makes Europe's best-selling Heineken lager as well as Sol, Tiger and Strongbow cider, said beer sales were barely changed ...
2014-10-22 04:08:45
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DougieDog's Butterscotch Root Beer Finally Available in Ontario

DougieDog's Butterscotch Root Beer Finally Available in Ontario
2014-10-22 03:30:00
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OUTPOST Cold Brew Announces Bay Area Distribution Deal

Working with Palo Alto Foods, OUTPOST sets sights on Silicon Valley as cold brew coffee overtakes the Bay Area. (PRWeb October 22, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12252500.htm
2014-10-22 00:12:46
keywords: brew

Beer Town: Learn To Homebrew Day Nov. 1

What do the brewer partners of Atlanta’s Monday Night Brewing and Athens’ Creature Comforts Brewing have in common?
2014-10-21 21:00:00
keywords: beer

Brew up a Halloween party for ghoulish guests of all ages

Haunted with the thought of a ho-hum Halloween? Never fear - trick-or-treaters will want more than just candy once they see your party table. Throw a fabulous Halloween party fit for little goblins or grown-up monsters with some devilishly good sweets.
2014-10-21 15:36:01
keywords: brew

Artisanal Brands Brew America's Third Coffee Revolution

Stumptown is one of the leaders in a booming movement of coffee brew masters hoping to revolutionize the way we drink a cup of Joe.
2014-10-21 15:25:26
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Beer Research Institute to open in Mesa

Craft beer fans in the East Valley will have another option to taste a wide variety of brews with the grand opening of a new brewery this fall.
2014-10-21 13:04:22
keywords: beer

Brew Hub Teams With Pro Golfers for New Craft Beer Line

Pro golfers Keegan Bradley, Fredrik Jacobson, and Graeme McDowell have formed the GolfBeer Brewing company to support their venture.
2014-10-21 10:20:06
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Brewers Association Publishes Beer & Food Course

To better integrate craft beer into culinary curriculums, the Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—published the CraftBeer.com Beer & Food Course.
2014-10-21 09:15:00
keywords: beer

The Race to Create America’s Premier Carbonated Cold Brew

It's the Champagne of carbonated cold-brew coffees. Anyone who's opened a bottle of Manhattan Special — the espresso soda that was invented in Brooklyn circa 1895 — might think that carbonated coffee is due for an upgrade. Despite decades of innovation in the way coffee is sourced, prepared, and sold, the addition of bubbles is an innovation that has largely been ignored. That, however, appears ...
2014-10-20 11:09:35
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US treat now available here

Crocky's Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate is ready to go to market. read more
2014-10-20 09:37:51
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Drought beer: California breweries cope

"Beer has to have water," says the manager of one brewery.
2014-10-20 07:48:42
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'Drought' beer: California breweries hit dry times

"Beer has to have water," says the manager of an LA-based brewery. "The amount of water in a standard can of beer is about 92 percent."
2014-10-20 07:44:14
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Beer lovers crave GrowlerWerks' uKeg: Kickstarter campaign a hit

Four Portland beer-loving engineers invented a growler that keeps craft beer fresh, cold and carbonated. They also met their crowdfunding goal of $75,000 within 34 hours on Kickstarter. A stretch goal of $120,000 was met within three days, the uKeg became a Kickstarter staff pick, and by the end of Sunday -- four days into the campaign -- GrowlerWerks raised $221,713. Emily McIntyre wrote an ...
2014-10-20 07:00:00
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Brew Hub to install MicroStar keg solution

US-based establishment Brew Hub will install new keg solution by MicroStar, in a move to cater to its increasing keg needs.
2014-10-19 18:52:55
keywords: brew

Fireman’s Brew Answers the Call at Fresh & Easy

Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company founded by two firefighters, today announced that its hand-crafted beers are now available at all Fresh & Easy locations in California and Nevada.
2014-10-16 08:00:00
keywords: beer

Brew Hub Partners with MicroStar Logistics to Meet its Expanding Keg Needs

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brew Hub, a company that provides brewing, packaging, distribution and selling services for craft brewers, has chosen MicroStar Logistics to meet their expanding keg needs. The Brew Hub and MicroStar business models are well-aligned as both companies share a passion for craft beer and deliver efficiencies and flexibility that enable growth ...
2014-10-16 05:00:00
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