Related stories Related stories

Other Stories By joet

  What Is Craft Beer?
       May 12, 2014

  Distributors: Cobranded Shelf Tags
       Apr 17, 2009

  Changes To The RateBeer Formula
       Mar 31, 2009

  Garrett Oliver
       May 5, 2005

  The 10-Minute Beer Expert
       Apr 14, 2005

  RateBeer Beer News
       Mar 11, 2005

  How Beer Is Brewed
       Dec 9, 2004

  What Is Craft Beer?
       Apr 15, 2004

  Phil Markowksi
       Aug 6, 2003

home Home > Subscribe to Ratebeer.com Weekly RateBeer Archives > Brewers/Industry

RateBeer Beer News

April 7, 2005 beer and brewing industry news
Brewers/Industry April 7, 2005      
Written by joet

Santa Rosa, CALIFORNIA -

Industry News

Anheuser-Busch’s first quarter sales of 2005 declined compared to the first quarter of 2004. The sales of domestic beer was below the brewer’s forecasts.

The Toronto craft beer scene has seen the return of an old favorite, Denison’s Dunkel. Denison’s brewmaster, Michael Hancock, revived the beer recently and it is currently available on draught.

Kirin Brewing Co. and Asahi Breweries Ltd. are releasing their own non-malt drinks. Kirin introduced its Nodogoshi Nama, which is brewed from soybean protein. Asahi will hit the market with Shin Nama, based on a soybean peptide.

A registered nutritionist exposed the myth on the beer belly. Frederick M. Beyerlein did a lot of advertising for his 21st Century Drinker Kit stating that alcohol-related obesity can be avoided by staying properly hydrated, knowing what food to eat and taking proper dietary supplements.

40 years after being shut down Wisconsin’s Faurbach brewery will be reopened. Neil Fauerbach, who was 13 when the brewery was shut down, managed to reopen the brewery with his brother and a cousin. Their first beer will be a Vienna-style lager which will be available on tap at a local establishment.

Big Hole has hired Wellington County Brewery in Guelph to undertake the contract-brewing of Headstrong Pale Ale for the Ontario market. The beer launched March 30th at the Bow & Arrow.

New Brews

On April 25, Summit Brewing of St. Paul, MN will be releasing a new brew, Summit Amber, available in draught only. The brew will feature Northern Brewer, Saaz, Vanguard and Tettanger hops and Pale, Munich, Wheat, Caramunich and Caramel malts. 4.7% ABV and 32 IBU. It will be available at selected Twin Cities bars and restaurants for a limited time; see their website for specific locations.http://www.summitbrewing.com/home.php

The British St.Austell Brewery is launching a new beer to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar. The beer, named Admiral’s Ale will be on sale in the brewer’s estate.

Carlsberg is preparing to launch a summer beer in the Swedish market. The lemon-flavored beer will be a variety of Carlsberg’s Pripps Bla brand.



No comments added yet

You must be logged in to post comments


Anyone can submit an article to RateBeer. Send your edited, HTML formatted article to our Editor-In-Chief.

Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50