Jack Joyce, 71, who in 1988 co-founded Rogue Ales, which now distributes to 50 states and 30 countries, died on May 27. Joyce was a VP at Nike near Portland,OR. (“I’m famous for running the Air Jordan project,” he once said) when he left to start a brewpub in the Southern Oregon town of Ashland... View Article
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What's Brewing July 26, 2014 - Brian Yaeger
Web Only June 6, 2014 - Staff
This Friday, the Rogue Nation will celebrate the memory of Rogue Ales & Spirits Co-founder Jack Joyce, who died last week. To honor Joyce, Rogue will hold a virtual toast Friday evening starting at 5:42 p.m. PST (8:42 p.m. EST). Rogue invites anyone to share a toast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook by using the... View Article
News May 28, 2014 - Staff
Jack Joyce, the co-founder of Rogue Ales & Spirits, died on Tuesday. He was 71. Joyce and his partners founded Rogue River Brewing Co. in 1988. (In 1991) Rogue Ales moved into its third brewery, and its original name—Rogue River Brewing Co.—no longer seemed appropriate. The brewpub in Ashland, OR, at the headwaters of the Rogue... View Article
Full Pints - Live Beer - People - People Features May 1, 2009 - Brian Yaeger
Sierra Nevada’s newest year-round release—Torpedo Extra IPA, an India pale ale embellished by the brewery’s homemade hop-extractor, dubbed “the hop torpedo”—may be viewed as a thank-you to the craft beer drinking community. After all, the brewery helped launch our collective love of hops when it introduced its flagship pale ale in 1980.
Brewing - Brewing Features - Full Pints - Live Beer - People July 1, 2007 - Rick Lyke
There once was a time in America, not that long ago, when we had brewers, winemakers and distillers. It was a simple, orderly era. Each group existed among its own kind, occasionally venturing to sample the wares of another group, but never straying.
People Features Brewers Who March to a Different Beat September 1, 2001 - Greg Kitsock
In his charming book, Great American Eccentrics, Carl Sifakis defines his subject matter thusly: “The true eccentric follows his own rules of conduct 24 hours a day—because he knows his code is the right one and everyone else is wrong; because he does not want to compete by conventional standards; or because eccentricity seems the... View Article