Tag Archives: Fritz Maytag

Hopinions: Craft Beer Hall of Fame

It’s been a while since I’ve penned a Hopinions piece with my fellow craft beer blogger Mario, from Brewed for Thought. I think I found a topic that I think many of our readers will enjoy, and hopefully foster some … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada Celebrates its 30th Anniversary!

When discussing American craft beer, there is very little doubt that all conversations begin with Anchor Brewing. When Fritz Maytag pumped in several thousands of dollars to keep his local brewery from closing in 1965, no one would’ve ever suspected, … Continue reading

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Maytag sells Anchor Brewing Company to the Griffin Group

Update 3: Hopefully this will be the final update. Fritz Maytag and owner-to-be Keith Greggor went on KQED this morning to answer a few questions regarding the deal. Some of what I wrote about below is confirmed in the interview. … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary Beer Dinner at Anchor Steam Recap

In an age where 8 out of 10 business fail, making it to year 3 is considered to be a success. Now, multiply that times 10 and what you get is Sierra Nevada Brewing Company – one of the pioneers … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada Celebrates Craft Beer Pioneers

Received a press release from Sierra Nevada Brewing Company this morning. Based upon the success of Life&Limb/Limb&Life, they will be doing a series of collaborative beers featuring craft beer pioneers. I’ve copied & pasted the press release below. Of particular … Continue reading

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Back to your regularly scheduled program

As you may or may not have noticed, I haven’t been publishing on the blog very much as of late. Part of it was because it started to feel like work. Whenever something I’m doing for fun starts to seem … Continue reading

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