Philly Beer Week Wrap Up
The beer was flowing at Philly Beer Week 2013 according to Philly’s beer-maven “Joe Six Pack”… it’s worth a read “Joe Six Pack’s favorite beers from Philly Beer Week 2013”.
Beer is Mixing it Up
As summer approaches beer is mixing it up. That is to say beer has caught the attention of “mixologists” and is now being featured in Beer Cocktails. Read on…Summer Shandies from Tasting Table.
Some of the news from the folks at Grand Teton features their 25th Anniversary Celebration, read all about it at Grand Teton.
News from the homebrew front…
Highlights from the survey include:
· Homebrew Beginners: The majority of shops (80 percent) experienced increased sales of beginner homebrew equipment kits, signifying a considerable boost in interest in the hobby.
· New Lease on Brewing: In 2013, 43 percent of responding shops said they have been open for three years or less, up from 34 percent in 2012, indicating considerable growth in new shop openings.
· Beer vs. Wine: Sales of beer ingredients outpaced wine ingredients among home beverage supply retailers, with an average of 35 percent of retail revenue coming from beer ingredients versus 21 percent from wine ingredients.
And that’s the news that’s fit to print…Until next time… Cheers!