When Dave Goldman finds something he’s passionate about, his first instinct is to run with it. Take his career in the foodservice industry. After starting out at a high-end grocery store at the ripe age of 11, Goldman went on to work in pizza shops, major in hotel and restaurant management at the University of Delaware, and become a partner at Italian Bistro, a concept with a smattering of locations across the Philadelphia area—all before graduating from college.
Mad Rex Restaurant and VR Lounge announced the debut of the world’s first post-apocalypse themed beer. Survivors can hop on and raise a glass in the new world. The world’s first post-apocalypse themed restaurant and virtual reality lounge teams up with local brewery Blueprint Brewing Co.
A new year brought a New Realm to Atlanta with brewery Co-Founders Bob Powers, Carey Falcone and Mitch Steele hopping to greet guests and debut their beer and restaurant menu on Atlanta’s Eastside Beltine Trail.
When Goose Island entered its Bourbon County Brand Stout into the Great American Beer Festival Awards in the mid-1990s, judges weren’t sure what to make of it.The imperial stout that pushes 14 percent alcohol by volume had been aged in bourbon barrels, capturing the charred oak and smoke flavors that resulted in a beer unlike anything most had tasted.
Fireman’s Brew, a Los Angeles-based craft beer company created by two California firefighters, announced the launch of its very own regulation crowdfunding (Reg CF) campaign via Wefunder.Focused on supporting the development of a brand-new 10,000 square foot tap room in Canoga Park, California, the Los Angeles suburb where the company is based, this crowdfunding initiative allows for non-accredited investors to purchase an equity stake in the business for the very first time in the company’s history; this means that the campaign, intended to close within 90 days, is open to anyone and allows any potential investor to finance any amount—upward of a $100 required minimum—to be a part of the Fireman’s Brew brand expansion.
We’re going to throw a little love toward the East Coast this month, showcasing beers from brewers from the Mid-Atlantic to the upper section of the Southeast. The selection runs the gamut—refreshing, quenching Kölsches to the very bold and boozy.
Culinary pairings have become such a core element of the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), that you might as well call it the Great American Beer and Food Festival (though, admittedly, “GABFF” would be a bit of a mouthful).
The Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—announced an agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) to fund public hop breeding for the purpose of developing and releasing disease resistant aroma hop cultivars into the public domain, in support of hop growing efforts throughout the U.
Food and beer have come together in a fascinating way in Turlock, California. SupHerb Farms hosted chefs from the San Francisco chapter of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) at Dust Bowl Brewing for a day of food and beer pairings, plus behind-the-scenes tours of each manufacturing facility.
It’s official: The Brewers Association, the not-for-profit organization that represents America’s small and independent brewers, announced the craft brewing community’s intent to Take Craft Back from Big Beer.
D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. is sponsoring a $5,000 tuition award to a new student Veteran for the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg’s Brewing Arts Program. The award will be for the January 2018 cohort and is the third time a brewery is sponsoring a Veteran award for the program.