Brewing and Vinting
Creation of wine, beer, ale, and other alcoholic beverages.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-01-13 17:05
On January 27, 2007, meadmakers across the nation will diverge on Orlando, Florida for Meadllennium, the longest-running meadmakers convention in the United States. The convention is open to all home-brewers and includes judgings, prizes and the announcement of the coveted "Best of Show" award.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-01-02 13:02
Anheuser-Busch Company has announced the creation of Redbridge, a beer made from sorghum that allows those with wheat allergies to enjoy a brew.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-12 20:56
After 40 years, the owners of Lindisfarne Limited have secured permission to import their famous herb-infused Lindisfarne Mead to the United States. Permission to import was denied because of product labeling issues.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-09 20:39
This June, the 14-17, 2007 Dragonsspine will be hosting its Baron's Brewing Competition yet again. This time, we offer it with the enticement of celebrating the Brewers as well as the Outlands at the Outlands' 21st Birthday Party later following the competition!
This event will not be your typical Champions as there will not only be
tournaments, but also battles of a grand scale fought in and around a castle
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-02 19:42
Broichan has announced that photos from the recent elevation of Master Donal O'Brien to the Order of the Laurel are now available to view online. The elevation took place at the Dreiburgen Anniversary in the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-10-29 16:04
A late period (1616) Danish cookbook is now available from a New Zealand website. The book, in Danish with English translation, contains "A hundred useful pieces, Which are about brewing, baking, Cooking, aquavit and mead to make, As is useful in house Holding etc. Which before not in our Danish Language is issued in print."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-10-12 19:07
Charged with the honor of giving the toast at the next feast? Why not learn to say "Cheers" in a new language? The Alternative Whisky Academy has published a website with toasts in many different languages.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-09-06 10:50
Do you like Arts and Sciences? Do you like making beer? Do you like drinking beer? Do you want to learn how they made beer in different period cultures? Well then get yourself to the Shire of Hrafnafjordr's first annual Brewing Symposium, formerly known as Winter Welcome.
Lord Gunnar will be teaching a hands-on class where you can make period
beer, and then drink it later at your leisure. What is period beer? Well,
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-07-30 08:15
Brewer Samuel Adams is sponsoring Longshot: the 2006 American Homebrew Contest for non-commercial brewers who are residents of the United States. Samples must be shipped to the brewery for judging by August 18, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-28 18:43
Innovations Extreme Inflatables has announced the "launch of the World's first fully functioning Mobile Inflatable Pub. Be the first and only person in your country to operate The Pub that reaches places, that other pubs cannot reach."
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2006-07-28 07:40
Mistress Lina von Wissen, mka Leigh Nogy, turned to the SCA when she wanted to learn brewing methods and eventually became a Laurel in brewing. Now she applies her talents in the modern world, and she is starting a business to brew gluten-free beer. An article in The Morning News tells her story.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Mon, 2006-07-10 17:50
Alberta, Canada beekeepers are hoping the province's move to allow a cottage wine industry to develop for an ancient beverage will create a buzz among liquor connoisseurs.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-19 19:45
Romans loved their wine, loved talking about it — and writing about it. An article for CentreDaily.com focuses on the history and sources for study of Roman wine.
Submitted by mfaul on Sat, 2006-06-10 19:38
Rabbit's Foot Meadery produces fine hand-crafted mead, honey wine, cyser and braggots. Their recipes and methods have been perfected over a period of more than fourteen years and combine the latest in fermentation technology with historical recipes to create unique meads in a style that is like no other. All of their mead, ciders and braggots are produced using the finest honey available without the addition of preservatives or other additives and contain no added sulfites.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-06-01 12:08
On June 1, 1494, Friar John Cor created the first written record of a batch of Scotch whiskey.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-23 12:19
Carraig mac Cosgraigh, Head of the Calontir Brewers' Guild, has announced that the Fourth Annual Royal Brewing Competition will take place at this year's Lilies War.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2006-04-07 16:23
The site of a new town in Grafenwöhr, Germany, for U.S. soldiers and their families, was once a medieval village and later boasted a guest house where tourists came to watch the Bavarian army train on a nearby range.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-27 14:28
A woman in Oslo, Norway was shocked recently to find beer streaming from her kitchen water faucet.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-19 10:08
A 300-year-old recipe for malt whiskey may produce the world's strongest single malt at 92 per cent. The drink is being produced at the Bruichladdich distillery on the west coast of Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-30 10:56
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-24 12:03
Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Estrella War XXII Internal Publicity Deputy, has announced the addition of two more special events to the schedule: the Atenveldt Brewers' Competition and an Open Games class sponsored by the Artemisian Low Company.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-09 12:22
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-09 10:03
Tom Standage of the Herald Tribune looks at wine snobbery through the ages beginning with the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-12-17 20:51
Iasmin de Cordoba reports on the recent Middle Kingdom Cooks' Symposium.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-12-03 12:16
Corina Zappia, a food and wine critic for the Village Voice (New York City), tried mead for the first time at Mugs Ale House and found it to be, well, not exactly to her liking.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-11-28 10:01
Vincent De Vere has announced that Lilies War XX will feature a "worst homebrew" competition at the Broken Harp Tavern to discuss how brews can go bad.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-11-23 16:52
Experts have uncovered evidence that 12th century Londoners drank ale by the gallon, starting at breakfast time, due to poor quality drinking water.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-24 08:55
Los Angeles Times staff reporter Charles Perry reviews Scotch Whisky: A Liquid History by Charles MacLean, a new book tracing the drink's history from medieval times to the present.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-28 13:17
New excavations of wine cellars near Atskuri, Georgia reveal that Georgian tribes from the early Middle Ages worshiped wine. The wine cellars were found during construction of a gas pipeline.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-07-30 17:04
Fine hardwood drinking vessels, tankards, steins, horns, and now tableware. Vending to the SCA for over 14 years. Cheers!