#EarthDay Archives – PorchDrinking.com
Maine Beer Co. Prides Itself in Doing What’s RightApril 22, 2021 | Kindsey Bernhard
It’s easy to be a brewery that makes good beer. What’s harder is being a brewery that makes good beer and does the right thing. When brothers David and Daniel Kleban founded Maine Beer Company in 2009, they set out with a mission to do what’s right – no matter what. For themselves. Their staff. And the planet.
Boys Are From Märzen Podcast | Rhiannon Hoeweler MadTree BrewingApril 22, 2021 | Kindsey Bernhard
In Episode 39 of the “Boys Are From Märzen” podcast, Kindsey Bernhard converses with Rhiannon Hoeweler, director of strategic impact at MadTree Brewing in Cincinnati, for a special Earth Day episode.
New Belgium’s Torched Earth Ale for Earth Day Is, Literally, Hot GarbageApril 22, 2021 | Jaclyn Menendez
I’m not sure it’s appropriate to say “Happy Earth Day” anymore. In the face of our rapidly warming planet, the destruction of our natural resources, and the extinction of countless species, it seems more fitting to simply say, “Remember How Much We Blew It?” and reflect fondly on how the Indian cheetah used to exist. In fact, because of this grim state of the world, Earth Day is best celebrated in two ways – taking action, and drinking a beer.
New Solar Canopy Will Provide 60% of Lawson’s Finest’s Power NeedsApril 21, 2021 | Kindsey Bernhard
Earth Day isn’t just once a year celebration for Lawson’s Finest Liquids, it’s a 365-day celebration. Reducing their impact on the planet is a year-round effort for the Vermont brewery.
Lawson’s Finest latest effort includes the announcement of a 495-module solar parking canopy that will offset 50% of the brewery’s power usage. Lawson’s Finest has partnered with SunCommon, a solar energy solution to install the solar panels above the parking lot. The solar panels are fully permitted and plan to be completed this summer.
MadTree Brewing’s Purpose is Rooted in SustainabilityApril 16, 2021 | Kindsey Bernhard
By reading the name and looking at the logo, it is clear MadTree Brewing has a love for trees and the environment. Through this passion, the Cincinnati brewery has committed itself to being a sustainable and environmental-friendly brewery.
Since day one, MadTree has embraced its name and worked to celebrate and protect nature, while at the same time working to reduce its impact on the environment.
Celebrating Eco-Friendly Practices of Craft Breweries For Earth DayApril 22, 2020 | Brian Phipps
Happy Earth Day! In fact, this year marks the 50th year of celebrating Earth Day. Even though social distancing has kept us apart, many digital Earth Day events exist all over the world to educate and inspire action.
In the craft brewery world, breweries are also doing their part to be more eco-friendly. Several breweries run on solar power. Many breweries partner with farms to send their spent grain for animal feed. Others invest in expensive equipment that can be more efficient to use less energy and water.
The Beer Industry’s Creativeness to Help the EarthApril 24, 2017 | Brian Phipps 1
Photo Courtesy of Saltwater Brewery
If you haven’t had your share of planet friendly posts this weekend, we’ve got you covered. In honor of Earth Day, we are highlighting the ingenuity and creativity of the beer industry’s actions to help the Earth. Some of the eco-friendly initiatives are implemented for the brewery’s love of the environment. Others are formed out of necessity. By protecting the environment and minimizing resource usage, breweries protect their access to future ingredients to make our future beers. Read More
PorchDrinking’s Weekly Denver Beer Beat | April 19, 2017April 19, 2017 | Jeremiah Cornelius
The Denver Beer Beat sheds light on news of brewery openings, special tappings, firkins and one-off batches, bottle releases, dinners, pairings, etc.
Craft Beer, The Planet & What You Can Do On This Earth DayApril 22, 2016 | Brian Phipps
Happy Earth Day! We are very lucky to live on the only known planet (to us at least) with beer. To make beer, significant resources are required. After consumption, significant … Read More