Sunday, March 27, 2011

Jester King on The New Brewer

Jester King brewers and owners Jeffrey Stuffings, Michael Stuffings and Ron Extract appear on the cover of the March/April issue of The New Brewer magazine, the official journal of the Brewers Association.

They also recieve a brief mention inside in the cover story by Horst Dornbusch.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Austin Beer Guide

AUSTIN - A new periodical has been published for the growing Austin-area brewing scene, the Austin Beer Guide.

Issues are available around the Austin area for free, as well as an electronic version online.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Shiner Ruby Redbird

SHINER - Spoetzl is introducing a new summer seasonal this year, the Shiner Ruby Redbird, a beer brewed with Texas Ruby Red grapefruit and ginger.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Another Beer Bill Introduced

AUSTIN - A third bill has been introduced into the current legislative session regarding brewers and their ability to sell beer, HB 2436.

Sponsored by Austin's Rep. Eddie Rodriguez (D), HB 2436 is more broadly written than either HB 660 or HB 602, and seeks to allow brewers to sell directly to the public with a cap of 5000 barrels annually.

Sunday, March 06, 2011

Jester King, Mikkeller Collaboration

AUSTIN - Jester King has announced its first collaboration effort with the Danish "gypsy brewer" Mikkeller, with two collaborative beers brewed for 2011.

The first beer will be a hoppy wheat session ale named Drink'in in the Sunbelt, a beer inspired by a previous Mikkeller recipe, to be available later this month. The second will be a smoked-malt beer with chipotle peppers to be released later this spring.

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Deep Ellum Brewing Hires Huerter

DALLAS - Proposed Dallas brewery Deep Ellum Brewery has hired Drew Huerter as their head brewer, as reported on a local St. Louis blog and confirmed locally by Deep Ellum Brewery.

Huerter was a former brewer at the award-winning Schlafly Tap Room and Bottleworks and most recently at the now-closed Mattingly Brewing Company, both St. Louis area breweries.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Rahr & Sons Pecker Wrecker

FORT WORTH - Rahr & Sons is bringing their Pecker Wrecker Imperial Pilsner out of retirement as part of their special 22-oz bottled "To Thee" series.