Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada Founder Ken Grossman Made A Billion In The Hoppy Beer Game

Changing tastes has translated to big business
Jan 22, 2015 9:00 am

It turns out that craft beer can be a pretty profitable business. Sierra Nevada, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious craft brewers, has been awarded a valuation of $1.3 billion, according to Bloomberg. That’s a lot of dough (or should we say yeast?) for a company that has risen to prominence on a style that once nearly went extinct: the pale ale. 

2014 Fall Craft Beer Preview: 15 Festivals, Releases And Inspired Collaborations

Beer is bigger, and better, than ever
Aug 28, 2014 12:00 pm

While we still might be weeks, or even months away, it's high time to plan an awesome fall calendar. Whether you’re tailgating at opening day or looking for your next craft beer road trip destination, we’ve got you covered. You're going to love this year's collaborations and yes, plenty of pumpkin brews. 

WDA: Spend a Weekend at Beer Camp with Sierra Nevada

You're never too old for camp when there's beer
Aug 1, 2014 11:30 am

Some of my fondest childhood memories come from summer camp in New England, where sports, sing-alongs and color war were the most important things in the world for two months every year.  Once those summers were behind me, I really never though I'd be in a position to go back to camp...but now there's Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp, a massive collaboration project and traveling beer festival hitting the Northeast this weekend! All about Beer Camp, after the jump. 

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10 Of Our Favorite D.I.Y. Booze-Themed Coolers. It's A Frat Thing.

Ladies go all out to create custom painted coolers
Jul 3, 2013 8:02 am

There’s a tradition in Southern universities that goes something like this: Fraternity member invites sorority girl to luxe beach weekend getaway in the spring, called “Formal.” Sorority girl spends the next day week month painstakingly painting a custom cooler for her frat-tastic date. Alcohol-inspired cooler patterns are commonplace and we have rounded up some of our favorite designs. You'll want to check these out.

Beer Talk: Have You Been Drinking IPA From The Wrong Glass?

Dogfish Head, Sierra Nevada helped design IPA glass
Apr 2, 2013 1:02 pm
Spiegelau IPA glass

Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione and Sierra Nevada's Ken Grossman team up with a German glassware company to create a glass designed especially for the IPA lover. Details and a video, after the jump.

10 Breweries About To Blow Up In 2013

The ones to watch, the beers to drink
Feb 20, 2013 3:03 pm

Chicago upstarts, expanding California craft brewers, little guys making amazing beer in the shadows of the giants. Here are 10 breweries poised to make big moves in 2013.

Food Republic Craft Beer Power Rankings

The 10 most influential craft brewers, right now
Mar 13, 2012 9:01 am
barrels

Thirty years ago, the concept of a craft-beer power ranking system was inconceivable. Back then, there were only a handful of breweries pumping out suds that deviated from the watery-lager norm. Fast-forward to 2012, and there are more than 1,900 breweries in the country — with another 600 or 700 on the way.

Get to Know Your Hops: Amarillo

It's like Cascade hops on steroids. Think: Oranges!
Oct 12, 2011 2:31 pm

The story of Amarillo hops starts with serendipity. One day, the farmers at Washington’s Virgil Gamache Farms discovered a wild hop variety growing on the land. “We thought, that’s a different looking hop plant,” Darren Gamache told Edible Seattle. “And so, we smelled the cones and we thought a beer should taste like this. The rest is history.”

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