There is a an elephant theme to Avondale Brewing Co. in downtown Birmingham, Alabama. The reason dates back over a hundred years. Local legend says a local circus owner lost a game of cards, and Avondale won “Miss Fancy” the elephant. The building that now holds the brewery has as much history as the city, once housing a bank, a post office, firehouse and saloon – with a purported brothel. Even more local legend states the the brewery is haunted by “Meredith,” a previous resident of said house of ill repute.… Read the rest
I can only imagine the feel you get when you have such a demand for your beer that you have build a new brewery. That is… until you have to pay for it. Regardless, there is a good vibe surrounding Maryland’s DuClaw Brewing as they move into their new facility.
The old location is a mere 10,000 square feet, where the brewery housed their bottling line and brewhouse. They have completely maxed out production at 7,000 barrels (217,000 gallons) annually. The new digs you see in the video are a few miles down the road in Abingdon,… Read the rest
New Belgium (Ft Collins, CO) is launching a summer campaign dubbed “Pairs Well With People,” complete with Fat Tire focused tv spots. The idea is to capture a new generation of fans of the flagship beer. Skateboard legend-turned-documentary-film-director, Stacy Peralta (“Dogtown and Z Boys”, “Riding Giants”, “Bones Brigade”), directed the New Belgium staff in the :30-second broadcast spots. (Available below.)
“We believe there is huge opportunity to introduce beer drinkers to the friendly shores of the craft brewing community and to New Belgium and Fat Tire as well,” … Read the rest
It is actually a pretty brilliant campaign to get Rio De Janeiro Festival goers to take mass transit. Antarctica Beer (official festival sponsors) created a special turnstile that scanned their … Read the rest
Jason Malone, Eric Shultenover, and Michael Sellers friendship started in college, and grew into a thriving Birmingham, Alabama brewery. These “good people” sold their first keg on July 4th, 2008 and have continued to grow ever since.
Good People Brewing is located in downtown Birmingham, Alabama right next to the minor league Baron’s baseball stadium. The all-can brewery boasts 5 year round offerings, including American Pale Ale, American Brown Ale, IPA, Coffee Oatmeal Stout, and Snake Handler IPA.… Read the rest
Are you using a bottle opener to open up that bottle of beer? Lame. … Read the rest
Pirates and swordfighting are cool and all, but this video lacks a good lightsaber fight. #JustSayin… Read the rest
Introducing the iFlask. 100% NOT endorsed by Apple. The flask that looks like the smartphone. … Read the rest
Local morning show Good Day Atlanta spends a little time inside Atlanta’s largest craft brewery.… Read the rest