Saturday, October 30, 2010

Ranger Creek Bottles

SAN ANTONIO - Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling has received label approval for its first commercial beers, to be released to draft accounts next month.

Ranger Creek will begin with a South Texas Lager, an Oatmeal Pale Ale (OPA), a Mesquite Smoked Porter and 750-ml bottles of a Belgian-style strong dark ale named La Bestia Aimable.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Jester King Commercial Suicide

AUSTIN - Jester King has received label approval for its first bottled commercial release, their Commercial Suicide. Commercial Suicide is an oak-aged dark English mild with only 3.3% ABV, and is already available at select draft accounts in the Austin area.

750-ml bottles should be available before the end of the year.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Austin Beerworks

AUSTIN - Another new Texas craft brewer has been discovered named Austin Beerworks, currently under active development and pursuing licensing. They will begin with a full canning operation, forgoing traditional glass bottles entirely.

They expect to be open and brewing by January of 2011.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Divine Reserve as Fall Seasonal

HOUSTON - Saint Arnold's Divine Reserve No. 9, their imperial stout pumpkin ale of last fall, will be the first of this series to become a regular fall seasonal release beginning next year, as reported by Houston's Barley Vine.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Divine Reserve No. 10

HOUSTON - Saint Arnold has announced the next beer in their Divine Reserve series (No. 10) will be released on Tuesday, November 2nd.

This edition of the series is a new English barleywine based on homebrewer Chris Landis' recipe as winner of the Big Batch Brew Bash competition this past spring.

Saint Arnold Expands Again

HOUSTON - Settled in their new downtown location, Saint Arnold is again expanding its capacity with the addition of four new 240-barrel fermentation vessels. The new fermentors should be installed and in normal brewing operations by the end of October.

The addition of this new equipment raises the annual capacity of Saint Arnold from 35,000 to around 50,000 barrels, nearly doubling their total capacity from only a year ago.