Thursday, July 12, 2012

Brewery Prost: Widmer Brothers

Donated O'Ryely IPA to the 2011 UBF

Brewery Bio:
Introduced Hefeweizen to the U.S. in 1986
  • Founded in Portland, OR in 1984 by brothers Kurt and Rob Widmer
  • Merged with Redhook Ale Brewery of Woodinville, WA in 2008 to form Craft Brew Alliance, which now includes Kona Brewing of Hawaii
  • Craft Brew Alliance NASDAQ Ticker: BREW
  • Investing $3 million to expand, including the installation of four new 1,750 barrel fermentation tanks 
  • Makes tap handles from salvaged timber