Thursday’s ad is another one for Rainier Pale Beer, made by the Seattle Brewing & Malting Co. The ad is from 1907, and also features a lovely woman holding up a glass of beer. ALso using the “vigor” theme, there’s another priceless tagline at the end: “Bubbling with life and sparkling with snappy zest.”
Wednesday’s ad is for Rainier Beer, made by the Seattle Brewing & Malting Co. The ad is from around 1900, and features a lovely woman holding up a glass of beer to the sky. I particularly love that tagline at the bottom: “There’s New Vigor and Strength in Every Drop.”
Today is Ralph Olson’s 62nd birthday. He was the general manager/co-owner of HopUnion, a co-op that supplies hops to many of the craft breweries. Ralph’s pretty much retired but can still be seen at occasional beer events throughout the country. He’s been a great friend to and very supportive of the craft beer industry. Join me in wishing Ralph a very happy birthday.
Wednesday’s ad is Rainier Beer, from the Seattle Brewing & Malting Co. Like the other Rainier ad I’ve featured, For Pure Drink, it’s from the early years of the 20th century, probably in the first decade. It’s a simple ad showing a beautiful woman holding up a dainty glass of beer while leaning on a [...]
Here are the results from the 2012 Hard Liver Barleywine Fest in held at Brouwer’s Cafe in Seattle, Washington: 1st Place: Angel’s Share Bourbon ’11; Lost Abbey 2nd Place: Abacus ’11; Firestone Walker Brewing 3rd Place: Old Birdbrain ’10; Black Raven Brewing Congratulations to all the winners. (And special thanks to Sean Paxton, the Homebrew [...]
Today is the 44th birthday of Jennifer Talley, former brewer at Squatter’s Pub & Brewery, an oasis of good beer in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jen left Utah two years ago to become the Brewing Operations Manager for RedHook in Woodinville, Washington. Jennifer’s a terrific brewer and one of the coolest people in the industry. Join me in wishing Jennifer a very happy birthday.
Thursday’s ad is another ad for healthy beer, somewhat similar to yesterday’s Budweiser ad. This one is just a few years later, from 1907, and was sent to me by fellow blogger Lisa Grimm from WeirdBeerGirl (thanks Lisa). The ad is for Rainier Pale Beer, from Seattle Brewing & Malting Co., and shows a group [...]
Today in 1889, Washington became the 42nd state. Washington Washington Breweries Adam’s Northwest Bistro and Brewery Airways Brewing Company Aldergrove Brewery Alpine Brewing American Brewing Anacortes Brewhouse Ancient Lakes Brewing Atomic Ale Brewpub and Eatery Back Yard Brewing Bad Jimmy’s Brewery Barhop Brewing Baron Brewing Battenkill Brewing Bellevue Brewing Big Al Brewing Big House Brewing [...]