Surprising news released this morning: 10 Barrel Brewing has been acquired by Anheuser-Busch! The news was first released on a video from the founders on Vimeo: And then I saw the full story/press release on Brewbound, which I’m reprinting here: Anheuser-Busch today announced it has agreed to purchase 10 Barrel Brewing Company, located in Bend,… Read More 10 Barrel Brewing sold to Anheuser-Busch
If you are a fan of 10 Barrel Brewing‘s Swill (their seasonal American Radler beer), you should be aware that the company today announced they are recalling all of this year’s Swill currently on the market. They are having overcarbonation issues which can lead to exploding bottles—so if you have any, you should dispose of… Read More If you like 10 Barrel’s Swill, there has been a recall
No foolin’: Broken Top Bottle Shop is teaming up with 10 Barrel Brewing to host their “April Fools Brewers Dinner” tomorrow night, Thursday the 3rd. It’s a five course dinner paired with five beers, “with surprising & unexpected beer pairings in honor of April Fools’ Day” and a surprise beer. Here’s the menu: SWEET POTATO… Read More April Fools Brewers Dinner at Broken Top Bottle Shop
It’s the perfect time of year—and today looks to be the perfect day—for pumpkins, and 10 Barrel Brewing is holding their first-ever “Get Squashed” Pumpkin (beer) Fest today starting at noon at their Pub patio on the westside. 10 Barrel has brewed five pumpkin beers, including a sour pumpkin beer, more than any other Oregon… Read More 10 Barrel’s “Get Squashed” Pumpkin Fest – today!
In addition to the article about the influx of five(!) new breweries to the area, this week is also a big beer week for Bend, primarily because of the Bend Brewfest that kicks off Thursday. There’s a bunch of other beer events happening this week too, so here’s the rundown: The Bend Brewfest: This is… Read More Bend beer events this week
Yesterday the Great American Beer Festival in Denver held its awards ceremony for the country’s largest beer competition, and four—four!—Bend breweries won medals! 10 Barrel Brewing Silver in German-Style Sour Ale (category 65): German Sparkle Party Silver in American-Style Stout (category 78): Power to the People American Stout Bend Brewing Company Bronze in Aged Beer… Read More Bend’s Great American Beer Festival winners (2012)
There’s an update to the changes I blogged about yesterday with 10 Barrel and Bend Brewing—namely BBC head brewer Tonya Cornett being hired on with 10 Barrel. Bend Brewing posted on Facebook today: Bend Brewing Company announces that Brewmaster, Tonya Cornett, will take a second brewing position with Ten Barrel later this year. She will… Read More Bend Brewing/10 Barrel update