Monday, April 28, 2008
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."
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Recognized Texas brewers include:
- American-style Wheat Beer: Silver for Shiner Dunkelweizen from Spoetzl
- Vienna-style Lager: Gold for Vienna Lager from The Covey Restaurant & Brewery
- German-style Heller Bock/Maibock: Bronze for Bucking Bock from Rahr & Sons
- Strong Scotch Ale: Gold for Divine Reserve No. 4 from Saint Arnold
- International Pale Ale: Silver for Elissa IPA from Saint Arnold
The World Beer Cup is a judged competition held every two years and sponsored by the Brewers Association, the craft beer industry's professional organization. This year's competition included more than 2800 beers from 644 brewers in 58 countries.
Awards are given in 91 different style categories of beer, with the top three beers recognized with gold, silver and bronze medals.
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Real Ale's seasonals are currently not bottled and only available at draft locations.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
While the style of the Spezial Leicht has not been formally announced, it has been described as having a "German and Czech accent," making it most likely a light pilsner style similar to other mass-marketed light beers.
Saturday, April 12, 2008
The event is free and runs from noon to 6 p.m.
Friday, April 04, 2008
Other TwoRows locations in Addison and Houston should remain open.
The Iron Mash is a homebrew competition sponsored by the Cap and Hare Homebrew Club. In the spirit of the Food Network's "Iron Chef" program as well as the "Iron Man" endurance triathalon, the Iron Mash features teams required to develop recipes and brew beers based on ingredients revealed only on the day of competition, and do so on one of the hottest days of summer in Texas.
Entry details and deadlines can be found on the Cap and Hare website.