Tag: Jim Koch

  
Tiny Bubbles: Brewers Hope Nitro Beers Will Be a Hit Tech Talk by

Long known for its use in Guinness Draught, nitrogen is showing up more often in a variety of beer styles, from Stouts and Porters to White Ales and IPAs.

Better by Degrees: Why Cold Storage Matters to Your Beer Feature by

Craft breweries of all sizes are shipping their beer to far-flung accounts. So how do they maintain the condition of their beer, please fickle customers, and simultaneously grow their brands? The answer is cold storage.

Buy, Drink, Repeat: The Psychology of Brand Loyalty Feature by

True brand loyalty implies an attachment to the brand itself and what it represents. Like Harley-Davidson riders who equate the brand with outlaws and the open road, and Apple owners fanatically devoted to design.

Beer News News by

Post office may permit mailing of beer and wine; Alchemy & Science preparing to conduct craft beer chemistry; Dave Farnworth passes away; Michigan now tagging kegs with bar codes; and November elections bring changes to alcohol laws in Georgia and Washington.

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Labatt’s dismantlement of Lakeport brewery draws local resentment; Obama receives Maine beer package; Boston Beer founder Jim Koch petitions for national Patriots’ Day; San Francisco’s iconic Anchor Brewing sold.

Is (Quality) Beer Recession Proof? Feature by

The phrase “recession proof” is a heavy one, but it’s been following beer and the beer industry around for generations. The only problem with this is that the beer industry isn’t buying it.

The Next Pint of Craft Beer: Is it Half Empty, or Half Full? Feature by

Who had it easier: the groundbreaking veterans of craft beer’s early days, or the fresh faces popping up in today’s changed industry?

The Changing Face of the Beer Industry Unfiltered by

Times are changing quickly in the American beer marketplace, and they’re not going to slow down anytime soon.

Beer Can Speak Innovation by

While canned craft beer is an innovation in itself—at least here in the United States—another recent development in Japan might soon make canned beer popular within a group of individuals with special needs.

Is Barrel-Aging Trite? Beer Smack by

While the packing and aging of beer in wooden barrels isn’t a new concept, the past decade or so has witnessed a growing trend in brewers experimenting with oak-aging every beer style under the sun.

Profiles in Beer Feature by

A salute to eight of our top players—folks who pretty much live beer. Raise a glass to these badass BAs—just make sure it’s the proper one.

Glass Ceiling: The Quest for the Perfect Pint Hall of Fame by

Designed to shake martinis, the humdrum, standard-issue pint glass seems woefully inadequate as beer’s catch-all vessel. So Jim Koch hired a company to come up with a solution.

You Want Extreme? Last Call by

Bringing drinkers a beer that challenged their very definition of what beer is; one that could be savored slowly and stand alongside other greats like old sherry, vintage port or fine cognac.

Here Comes Samichlaus: The Original Extreme Beer Feature by

Samichlaus, widely regarded as the world’s strongest lager at 14 percent ABV, may very well be the original Extreme Beer.