Monthly Archive:: February 2008

28 Feb 2008

Brewers Association Announces Retail Sales Up 16 Percent

Boulder, CO – Thursday, February 28, 2008 – In what has become a true American success story, the craft beer market again grew by double digits in 2007, leading all other segments in the beer category. The
28 Feb 2008

Beer Haiku Friday – It was the best joke in the world

Captain Hops writes about the secret aim of every great drinking story or joke in his Haiku The Best Medicine? a joke so funnyit made beer come out his noseto his wife’s chagrin Glass Tip – The
27 Feb 2008

Top 6 – Beer Towns In New Zealand

I have done this poll a number of times over the years and thought this would be a good opportunity to expand on just the city name. Here are the some of the best beer outlets that
27 Feb 2008

Why are wheat prices rising?

Wheat prices have hit record highs and tight supplies of the staple crop have ignited concern about rising food costs. The price of higher-quality spring wheat jumped almost 25% on Monday – the biggest one-day increase to
26 Feb 2008

Top 6 – Beer Towns In New Zealand

I have done this poll a number of times over the years and thought this would be a good opportunity to expand on just the city name. Here are the some of the best beer outlets that
24 Feb 2008

The Hallertau Hop Harvest Festival – 1st March 2008

24 Feb 2008

New Zealand Beer Festival – 2008 Video

Epic Beer Stand
21 Feb 2008

Beer Haiku Friday – Hail to the Bartender

Today’s Beer Haiku from Captain Hops is a well deserved ode to all the great bartenders out there. What a difference they can make. Hail to the Bartender, indeed. knowing bartenderwith a wise word and quick pourright
20 Feb 2008

Foster’s profit growth loses fizz

Foster’s mainstream beers have come under pressure as consumers switch to higher-margin premium beers. Full Story
19 Feb 2008

Top 6 – Lost Kiwi Beers

Over time beers come and go due to many reasons. A lot of it these days is that everyone wants to drink international style lagers (or should I say drinking brands) that are bland and boring. So