Monday, April 28, 2008

Texas Brewers in the News

More news items have popped up recently about various Texas brewers. Rahr & Sons was featured in a local NBC piece last week entitled "Beer Prices Rise With Grain, Fuel Demand" regarding the rising costs associated with brewing, and thus for many other small businesses.

Bringing home a gold medal at the World Beer Cup has fueled local coverage of The Covey and its brewer, Jamie Fulton, appearing recently in both the Fort Worth Star-Telegram with "Tops in hops: Fort Worth restaurateur's beer is the toast of the 'Olympics of brewing'" and the Fort Worth Business Press in "Aging well: Local brew master perfects his beer."

Also, a profile of recent Conroe start-up brewery Southern Star appeared recently in the local Montgomery County's The Courier entitled "Commence pouring."

2 comments:

Spencer said...

Kudos to all the winners, and especially to the Covey. I moved from Fort Worth in May 2006, just after Jamie opened for business. I only went once for dinner, and frankly, the food was terrible. But the beer was fantastic and I knew the place would take off once they worked out the kinks. I'm looking forward to going back when I visit Cowtown this summer.

Anonymous said...

We have definitely worked out the inconsistencies of the kitchen. Chef Sean Merchant has been the executive chef now for nearly two years. I'm sure you will be pleased after your next visit.

Cheers,

Jamie