Monthly Archives: June 2009

Growler Update

Per the latest update from Jason Malone, his big order of growlers will arrive on July 10th, at which time he’ll post some pick-up times that folks can come by the brewery and get them.  He’ll also be at the J. Clyde some that week, dates TBA, so you’ll have a chance to get yours [...]

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My Beer Dinner

The first beer dinner I have ever planned is coming up on Saturday, June 27th at 6pm at the J. Clyde.  This will feature all high gravity beers to celebrate the Freeing of the Hops.  It will, in fact, be the first all high gravity beer dinner ever in Alabama.  Exciting stuff. Jerry suggested the [...]

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Good People Beer At Home

Would you like to share a few pints of Birmingham’s local Good People Brewing Co.’s beer at home with friends?  Perhaps some of the new Snake Handler Double IPA or Fatso Imperial Stout? An unusual opportunity for doing just that is on the horizon. You may not be familiar with the term “growler” as beer [...]

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Cool Craft Beer Event at McWane

The folks at the McWane Science Center have put together something for adults that they are calling “Autobots, Beer, and Barbecue” next Thursday, June 25 starting at 6pm.  For $20 an individual gets admission to the museum, two beer tickets, BBQ, and a ticket to the movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: The IMAX Experience [...]

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Emancipation Double IPA

Free at last. Huntsville’s own Olde Towne has brewed their answer to the recent success of Free the Hops – Emancipation Double IPA. At 9.5% ABV it’s said to have a solid malt body balanced with a generous dose of citrus cascade hops. Only a limited amount was brewed and it is initial release is [...]

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Official Rogue XS Release Party Tonight

Big night for beer lovers in Birmingham.   The official release party for Rogue’s XS Imperial beer series is happening tonight at 8:30 at the J. Clyde.  This will be an excellent pre-party leading up to the Brewfest tomorrow and Saturday.  Here is the email from David Chappell, Rogue’s Recreation Coordinator (it’s a tough job, but [...]

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More Brewfest News

First, there have been many updates to the Magic City Brewfest website.  The finalized beer list is up, along with a venue map, and information such as the fact that Tier Two “food & beer” tickets are completely sold out.  You can still get beer only tickets at TicketMaster or at the Sloss Museum Store. [...]

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