Fifth annual Zwickelmania offers a look inside Oregon breweries

Press release PORTLAND, Ore. (January 30, 2013)—Over 23,000 visitors set their sights on Oregon breweries during Zwickelmania in 2012 and that figure is projected to grow on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the fifth annual Zwickelmania. Free Zwickelmania shuttle tours are located in Portland, Bend, Salem, Corvallis and Eugene and…

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Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 31 to February 3, 2013

A short list of beer festivals this week, but seeing how the all-important Super Bowl Groundhog Day is on Sunday, that’s understandable. For the record, our list of beer festivals traditionally includes sold-out events. With a thriving online secondary ticket market for nearly everything that requires one, this seems the…

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Beer Sessions Radio – Episode 148 – Five Boroughs of Beer

We’ve got local New York City beer bars and breweries this week on Beer Sessions Radio! Jimmy Carbone is joined in the studio by Ryan Barker of Adobe Blues, who talks about the beers on tap at his bar in Staten Island, and the recent beer dinner for The Coast…

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Asbury Park Beerfest FAQs Where to Enter:  So Hurricane Sandy has temporarily relocated the entrance to Convention Hall and Grand Arcade to the Paramount Theatre, which is cool because the Paramount Theatre is pretty great. You can either enter up the steps through the doors facing McLoone’s or you can…

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Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 25 to 27.

“Winter,” “Brr,” “Chili.” Those words in a lot of this weekend’s beer festival names might give you a hint as to the sort of weather much of the country is experiencing this week. But as long as you can get safely to and from a festival, we encourage you to…

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Beer Sessions Radio – Episode 147 – Spain & Maine

From Spain to Maine, from cider to beer, Jimmy Carbone’s covering it all on this week’s episode of Beer Sessions Radio! Joined by Jen Schwertman of Blind Tiger, Jimmy’s chatting it up with John and Anthony Belliveau-Flores of Rowan Imports. Learn about Northern Spain’s cider culture, and why sour and…

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Beer Sessions Radio – Episode 146 – From Lebanon to Belgium to Long Island

Curious about the craft beer scene in Middle East? This week on Beer Sessions Radio, Jimmy Carbone is joined in the studio by Mazen Hajjar, the brewer behind Lebanon’s 961 Beer. Hear what the typical Lebanese beer enthusiast drinks, and learn why Mazen decided to grow 961 Beer and distribute…

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Weekend Beer Festival Forecast for January 10 to 13, 2013

Happy 2013! The second full weekend of the year brings back the frothy beer festival goodness that can make a Road Trip for Beer so much more enjoyable. As usual, things start out slowly – only five festivals on the radar for this upcoming weekend – but taking a glimpse…

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