Yikes, mid-January already…but clearly the craft beer biz isn’t slowing down any time soon. But no worries, the Beer Buzz is always on the case, keeping you up on all the beer news and lifestyle that matters. Plus we’ve an all-important update on what we’ve been drinking lately and you don’t want to miss that!
Located in the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort, Ballast Point’s newest venue is home to a state-of-the-art three-barrel “research and development” brewery, a tasting room with more than 100 taps, a New American restaurant and an uber-inviting outdoor beer garden.
Ballast Point’s new Downtown Disney Brewery, its first in Orange County, joins six other tasting room locations in California, including venues in Long Beach, Miramar and Temecula. In addition to its headquarters in San Diego the company also operates a brewery and tasting room in Daleville, Virginia and the Ballast Point Tasting Room and Kitchen brewery in Chicago – its first in the Midwest.
Words To Drink By (Clearwater, FL) – “As one of Southern California’s premier brewers, we couldn’t be more honored to work with such an icon…and become the first brewer at Downtown Disney.” Marty Birkel / President, Ballast Point Brewing
Free Bud Light For The Super Bowl Winning City – Last year, Bud Light made good on a twitter bet with Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson and bought beer for the city of Philadelphia after his team won the Super Bowl.
And following the second round of the NFL playoffs last Sunday, Bud Light took to twitter to announce that they’d be doing it again and awarding this year’s Super Bowl winning city with free beer.
What We’ve Been Drinking Lately (Berkeley, CA) – Pilsners hold a special place for us at ACB and one of our all-time favorites is brewed in Salzburg Austria and since 2004 in Berkeley, California as well. The most awarded Pilsner in the world, Trumer Pils is a crisp and floral 4.9% ABV Lager with a balanced hop profile and a sparkling mouthfeel.