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Archive for June, 2008

On May 29th, a fire broke out at Matt Brewing Company in Utica, NY.  The fire spared the brewhouse but dealt a significant blow to the bottling operation and completely destroying the canning facilities.  While there is little presence here on the West Coast, their Saranac line is quite popular back East.  So what’s going on with Matt Brewing since the fire?  Well, I’ll tell you.  (more…)

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The sun is beating down, you’re dying for some refreshment. Water, not today, you need real refreshment. You push aside the soda, juice, and Gatorade for bottle hiding in the back. There’s only one beverage to drink on a day like this: a Russian Imperial Stout. (more…)

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Pliny the Educator

Yesterday, while coming home from dinner, I noticed my neighbor Don sitting outside, drinking a Bud.  As I opened the gate for my wife to pull the car into the yard, I noticed he was getting up for a second round.  “Hey Don, I got a growler of russian River, why don’t you come voer and have a beer with me.”  (more…)

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A few months back, I noticed that BevMo’s Rogue shelf had run bare.  There was Dead Guy, and the Morimoto’s, but not much else.  Where had all the Rogue gone.  Recently, we were excited to see Dogfish Head hitting the shelves locally in May.  Yet as June wears on, we have nothing.  What’s going on?  (more…)

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What really excites me about the craft brewing industry are the anniversary and tribute releases.  They are typically only available once and you have to make sure you catch them while you can, or hear other people rave about them, knowing the brew will never pass over your lips.  So here’s some news on these special ales that will be coming soon to a beer store near you.  (more…)

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Some days, you’re just lucky.  Saturday, was one of those days for me.  I headed to the liquor store looking for a bottle of Red Tail Ale and right inside the door, in a cart marked “Clearance” are two bottles of Rogue’s Hazelnut Brown Nectar, each with an unbelievable sticker, $1.99.  (more…)

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One of my favorite websites is Woot.  It is a daily deal website for gadgets.  Basically, it’s one item, one day, one price (presumably low).  They have their main site, which features electronic gadgets, Woot Wine, which features (surprise) a weekly wine deal, and Woot Shirt, which features a daily t-shirt.    Today, thwey featured a fake beer shirt.  (more…)

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