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Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Revamps with New Brewers ShowcaseJanuary 26, 2022 | Brian Phipps
The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is changing its beer programming in a big way for 2022. This year, the festival is holding five different sessions and a more intimate experience with its new Brewers Showcase. Guests can speak with breweries and try a variety of new, classic, and rare craft beers in each different session. In previous years, the Saturday of the festival featured one session known as the Grand Tasting.
As of now, the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is planned for Friday, September 16 to Sunday, September 18, 2022.
The Weekly Buzz | June 22 – 28June 29, 2018 | Dan Bortz
I’m back from vacation and gotten back to my daily grind. After one shift at work, I’ve decided that it is already time for another holiday. Why is that first day back always so hard? I can’t even drink beer to cope because I’m trying to undo the damage that I did with a week of seafood buffets and booze. Luckily, “Beer Twitter” was actually pretty fun this week! Here’s all the shenanigans worth sharing. It’s The Weekly Buzz!
Taking a Look at the Craft Beer Industry’s Eco-Friendly Earth Day InitiativesApril 20, 2018 | Brian Phipps
A very merry almost Earth Day to you, my fellow earthlings! I hope you are enjoying your day on this lovely planet by reading this article with a beer in your hand. While you do that, be sure to recognize all the different resources it takes to make that craft beer you are holding. Everything that you see in the brew, as well as the device containing that beer, comes from a vast number of components and people to make it happen. With this special relationship between us and Earth, being eco-friendly is very important. Read More
The Weekly Buzz | December 8 – 14December 15, 2017 | Dan Bortz
While canning, some beer inevitably ends up on the floor. That beer goes to waste–an acceptable loss in the packaging process. The world of beer news, however has a savior. We scoop up the small bits of news and shenanigans, clean them up and bring them to you. Crack open a beer because you’re about to get The Weekly Buzz!
The Weekly Buzz | March 3 – 9March 10, 2017 | Dan Bortz
Wednesday was International Women’s Day and breweries took to social media in droves to celebrate the women who make the brewing industry tick. Whether you’re talking about CEOs, janitors, brewers, bartenders, accountants or salespeople, the modern brewing industry wouldn’t be able to function without these brilliant and hardworking team members. Since I don’t think there’s any other news this important, I present you a special International Women’s Day Edition of The Weekly Buzz.
The Weekly Buzz | February 3 – 9, 2017February 10, 2017 | Dan Bortz
This was a pretty fun week for social media. Not only did the Super Bowl provide endless, hilarious supply of brewery-on-brewery trolling, but there was lots of other fun stuff, too. There were breweries checking in from beer festivals, new beers, distribution announcements, job listings, and more. Don’t worry. We caught all the shenanigans and distilled it down for easy consumption. This is The Weekly Buzz.
The Weekly Buzz | December 16 – 22December 23, 2016 | Dan Bortz
It’s almost Christmas, but I won’t give you a cheesy Christmas message. I’ll give you something real. This is a sentiment that we can all relate to in this stressful holiday season. Oh… and I’ll give you The Weekly Buzz, too.
New Belgium Brewery’s 99.9% Zero Waste BusinessAugust 4, 2016 | Brian Phipps
The US Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC) recently awarded its highest level of certification, Platinum, to New Belgium Brewery Company’s Fort Collins facility for its waste reduction efforts. Most noteworthy, … Read More
Sierra Nevada’s Super Eco-Friendly BreweryJuly 25, 2016 | Brian Phipps
All breweries strive to be the best, but no brewery may have a more eco-friendly facility than Sierra Nevada’s brewery in Mills River, North Carolina. The eastern US location, which … Read More
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