RALEIGH, NC – Mims Distributing Company (http://www.mimsdistributing.com), a beer distributor that services a nine-county area in and around the Triangle, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of bringing America’s oldest brewery, Yuengling, to central North Carolina. Established in Pennsylvania in 1829, Yuengling is the largest American-owned brewery, based on recent sales. Despite overwhelming demand, the regional... View Article
Tag: light lager
What's Brewing November 26, 2012 - Win Bassett
What's Brewing October 16, 2012 - Win Bassett
CHICAGO, IL — MillerCoors raked in eight medals this weekend at the Brewers Association’s annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF). Miller Lite received silver out of 51 entries in the American-Style Lager, Light Lager or Premium Lager category and Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy took home silver in the Fruit Wheat Beer category.
New on the Shelves June 15, 2012 - Win Bassett
Loveland, Colorado – The latest brew from Grimm Brothers Brewhouse is a Munich Helles Lager created by a friend and local homebrewer, Cy Bevenger. “Cy brought in his homebrew version of this beer to share. It was a wonderful example of what a Helles should be, and so it was decided that Cy should brew... View Article
Full Pints - Pull Up A Stool Founder of New Albion Brewing Co. September 1, 2011 - Julie Johnson
In 1976, an ex-Navy man named Jack McAuliffe founded America’s first modern microbrewery, New Albion Brewing Co. in Sonoma, CA. In an era when American brewing was dominated by a few large facilities brewing versions of light lager, McAuliffe hand-built his brewery from the ground up, and brewed full-flavored bottle-conditioned ales in the English tradition.
Beers March 1, 2011 -
These are the recently popular brews in a figure-conscious society. Essentially, these are pale lager styled beers with fewer calories. Like all other “diet products,” the objective is to maintain flavor while minimizing calories. This achieved quite successfully by some brands, despite the implausibility of the proposition.
Full Pints - It's My Round May 1, 2009 - Jay Brooks
I am a geek. There, I said it. Looking back, I always was. My wife is one, too. Geeks tend to pair up, in my experience. We prefer reading, craft beer, watching documentaries, science fiction and other unpopular pursuits. Our home is filled with books, music, art and three refrigerators. Our kids will most likely... View Article
Full Pints - It's My Round July 1, 2008 - Charlie Papazian
Brauerei Michael Plank is a 391 year-old brewery named after the caretaker who has lived all those years.. Today’s Michael Plank is the 16th generation of first-born sons named Michael. His five year-old first son, Michael, will be the 17th generation. This little brewery thrives, producing 10,000 hectoliters (8,500 U.S. barrels) of beer a year,... View Article