Beer

Tickets still available for Capital Brewfest

Tickets are still available for Capital Brewfest, which is taking place this Saturday. Though VIP tickets and non-drinking tickets are sold out, beer fans can… Continue reading

 

Skye Stekoll talks about setting up a new brewery at The Jetty in Auke Bay on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Stekoll says he plans to open the brewery next spring. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

‘Auke Bay neighborhood brewery’ could open by next summer

Forbidden Peak Brewery is moving into the former UAS bookstore.

 

The Alaskan Brewing Company has bought three of the five business units in a building owned by Anchor Electric Company to possibly relocate their tasting room or other operations.. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaskan Brewing Co. looks to expand, possibly with a new tasting room

At the height of tourism season, space can get tight in Alaskan Brewing Company’s tasting room. “When a bus unloads, it’s very crowded,” Andy Kline,… Continue reading

 

Matt Barnaby of Barnaby Brewing, talks about brewing a beer at his North Franklin location on Monday, April 9, 2018 before a fire closed the brewery. Barnaby recently won an award for its “I’ll Have Another 2018” smoked beer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Two local breweries win medals at US Open of Beer

Two local breweries were recently awarded for the craftsmanship of their ales. Alaskan Brewing Company and Barnaby Brewing Company each earned a medal during the… Continue reading

Matt Barnaby of Barnaby Brewing, talks about brewing a beer at his North Franklin location on Monday, April 9, 2018 before a fire closed the brewery. Barnaby recently won an award for its “I’ll Have Another 2018” smoked beer. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Brewing change: Alaskans are drinking less, and they’re drinking differently

If you want to see the changes, go to Franklin Street. Start up north, above 2nd street, where Matt Barnaby’s Barnaby Brewing is coming up… Continue reading

State won’t consider changes to beer tax

The state of Alaska is spending $3 million per year on beer. That fact won’t change until at least 2018. On Wednesday afternoon, the Alaska… Continue reading