Archive for April, 2008

Beerfest 2008 Tampa “Roundup”

Yes, it has been almost 2 months since the annual Florida Brewers Guild festival but I figured I would finally write a few blurbs on our experience. It has been a few years since we have been able to make it to this event due to scheduling conflicts or what have you. This year, we [...]

Lagunitas Maximus – Now available in 12oz bottles!

Not that this is really news . . . But some people might not know. One minor difference to note is that there is a difference in the alcohol percentage when compared to what one would get in the 22 ounce bomber. The fine folks at Lagunitas have stepped it up a bit to 8.4% [...]

Beer Events: SAVOR

If you are in the Washington D.C. area during the days of May 16th and May 17th, check out SAVOR “an American Craft Beer & Food Experience” (If i can find some cheap airfare, maybe we will head up.) The 48 participating craft brewers will be pouring their versions of many of the world’s classic [...]

Sam Adams beer recall

I just hate to see news like this especially after such a nice gesture by Samuel Adams. Sometimes Karma just doesn’t work in your favor. Via tampabays10.com . . . The Boston brewer of Samuel Adams craft beers said it is recalling an undetermined amount of beer because of defective bottles that may contain glass [...]

Samuel Adams – Sharing is nice!

During this critical time of a world wide shortage of hops (partly due to the fact that farmers are growing corn for ethanol production instead of hops), it is nice to see such a wonderful gesture by the nations largest craft brewer Boston Beer Co. AKA Sam Adams. Via SunJournal.com: A shortage of a key [...]