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2010-11-19 13:14:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rattle N Hum Bar & Kitchen, NYC's foremost craft beer and food destination (14 East 33rd Street; 212-481-1586), announced today that it has been "tapped" as the East Coast venue for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.'s 30th Anniversary celebration. It was back in November 1980 that the first-ever batch of beer made it through the Sierra Nevada brewhouse, ushering-in a new era of interesting, hand-crafted and flavorful beer. Some of the founding Sierra...

2010-10-18 07:05:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Brewing Co. is pleased to announce their partnership with Greensgrow Farms again this year to produce Harvest From The Hood - a wet hopped ale. Both companies are dedicated to local sustainability so collaborating on this project made sense. Not only is Philadelphia Brewing Co. using the freshest ingredients possible, they are also only traveling 5 blocks to get them! Using fresh hops grown at the brewery and at nearby Greensgrow...

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2010-07-21 12:00:00

Britain's beer drinkers can serve as role models for the nation as it struggles to emerge from recession, according to an academic study. The country's real ale fans represent the perfect example of how greater consumer awareness can revitalize a struggling industry, say economists. Equally, the ever-growing number of microbreweries satisfying their demanding palates offers hope for the UK's small businesses. Experts at the prestigious Nottingham University Business School came up with the...

2010-06-07 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the 40th anniversary of the original release of Bitches Brew, Miles Davis' 1970 paradigm-shifting landmark fusion breakthrough, Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has created its own 'Bitches Brew' - a bold, dark beer that's a fusion of three threads imperial stout and one thread honey beer with gesho root, a gustatory analog to Miles' masterpiece. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) Featuring the album's iconic...

2010-04-30 13:57:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- When Boulevard Brewing Company began to consider becoming an official sponsor of the U.S.S. Missouri (SSN-780) Commissioning Committee, the Kansas City craft brewer knew right away that it didn't want to simply cut a check. Instead, Missouri's largest American-owned brewery saw an opportunity to inform citizens about the new Virginia-class submarine while enlisting their participation in this historic event. For every barrel of Boulevard beer...

2010-02-01 16:06:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The AIRMALL® at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is pleased to announce the opening of Great Lakes Brewing Company, a Cleveland original and brewer of award-winning lagers, ales and porters. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090304/NE78862LOGO ) Operated by Cleveland Partners, LLC, the Great Lakes Brewing Company (approximately 3,000 sq. ft.) is located on Concourse C and includes a full-service restaurant and...

2010-01-05 08:30:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) has kicked off its annual search for the world's best beers, with US brewers encouraged to enter the second largest beer competition of its kind, joining the global battle for beer supremacy. The AIBA offer US exhibitors the chance to test their skills against the best brewers in the world. In 2009, a record 1,140 entries were received across the world, including more than 160 entries from US based...

2009-10-05 12:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- SPLASH!, a celebration of conservation and craft brewing, presents craft beer and cheese tastings and dinner catered by Bartolotta's at the Discovery World Museum, Pier Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, on Monday, October 26, 5-8 PM. The event features representatives from leading conservation groups, artisan cheesemakers with sustainable operations, and craft brewers. The special guest speaker is Jake Leinenkugel, president of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.,...

2009-09-16 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The city's signature microbrewery, Sin City Brewing Co., has opened its third Las Vegas location inside The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090916/LA76159) Like its other locations at the Miracle Mile Shops and the Flamingo, Sin City Brewing Co. at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian features five original, ice-cold beers on tap: Sin City Amber, Sin City Light, Sin City Weisse, Sin City Stout and...

2009-09-09 07:15:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Lakes Craft Brewers & Water Conservation Conference is proud to announce that the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co., Chippewa Falls and Milwaukee, WI, will be the Platinum Sponsor, with special support provided by Beer Capitol Distributing Inc., Wauwatosa, WI. The National Wildlife Federation is providing outreach support through its Great Waters Restoration program. The conference will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 26-27, 2009, and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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