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Brewers Association 2009 Beer Style Guidelines

The Brewers Association 2009 Beer Style Guidelines were released today. (Via)

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Jim Beam Red Stag

Just noticed this article form yesterday in my feed reader. It appears as though Jim Beam is getting into the flavored bourbon industry with Red Stag, a "Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey infused with natural flavors [black cherry]." Personally, I prefer my bourbon with a little ice and nothing else, but…

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Jack Daniel’s is Not Bourbon. Or is it?

Here's a nice primer as to what's considered bourbon, what's marketed bourbon and what's neither. Hopefully it doesn't further confuse those of you already not sure.

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AB InBev Sells Labatt USA

Anheuser-Busch InBev is selling off its Labatt USA unit to KPS Capital Partners LP. No word on how much the deal is worth yet.

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Bud.tv Closes Shop

Looks like that initial registration process fiasco finally caught up with Bud.tv. After a couple of years and $15 million later, the site closes its doors. (Via)

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George Washington’s Latest Rye Takes a Different Approach

Here's a little news of the next batch of product from the reconstructed distillery of George Washington. "...former Maker's Mark master distiller Dave Pickerill is heading a team of Mount Vernon employees – historians, historic trades interpreters, archaeologists, and educators – working with Washington’s recipe."

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BarleyBlog Site Maintenance

Update Seems everything is back to normal and running fine. Just a quick note to let you all know that the site will be going through an upgrade on the backend today starting momentarily. Things may get a little silly as files are moved, deleted and updated, so sit back,…

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Invasion of the Bourbon Snatchers

Chuck Cowdery writes to inform fans of bourbon that a recent shift to Whiskey blends could be good for the industry, due in most part to the increased demand for the limited quantity of straight bourbon.

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The Session #25 Announced

The Beer Nut has announced the topic for next month's Session: Love Lager.

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Sierra Nevada to Turn Discarded Yeast into Fuel

Just saw this article pop up in the ole feed reader. "Los Gatos-based E-Fuel, the inventor of the world’s first home ethanol system -- the Efuel100 MicroFueler -- and Sierra Nevada have agreed to house MicroFuelers at the brewery in Chico, enabling Sierra Nevada to manufacture its own ethanol using…

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Session #24 Reminder

Don't forget that next Friday is Session #24. I'm planning on a Tripel Trifecta — taking on three of my favorite brews in the style for the endeavor.

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Barley Blog RSS Feed Update

Just a quick note to those RSS subscribers out there. I've decided to switch over to full posts in the RSS feed instead of just serving post excerpts. Thanks.

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