Corks, Kegs and Commentary

Events, news and musings from the crew at Hayden Beverage Company. Information on beer, wine and events in the state of Idaho

Red Bull to the rescue

- Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Whew... this past Saturday was quite the party. The green was green, the smiles were wide, and the Guinness went down smoother than a Barry White bass line.  St. Patty's on a Saturday is like a stick-ball game at Wrigley Field.   ..

St. Patty's on the horizon

- Thursday, March 08, 2012

Here in Boise we don’t celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a giant parade or a river that flows green, but plenty of revelers will still take to the pubs and taverns of our fair city to celebrate all things Irish.  There will surely be corned beef and cabbage, a snip of Irish whiskey, and a pint or two of that iconic Irish Stout, the world famous but often misunderstood Guinness Draught.  So if you find yourself hoisting a glass of “the good stuff” at Tom Grainey’s or Ha’Penny Bridge Pub, or even on your living room couch, here are some fun Guinness facts for you to cheers to: ..

Tough Love for Craft Brewers

Dodds Hayden - Wednesday, March 07, 2012

The attached link is a great perspective on the role of and the reason for the distributor. There are several other reasons, but this is a critical one... ..

Service that Wins Loyalty. Thx DJ

Dodds Hayden - Wednesday, February 29, 2012

I want to tell you about something great that DJ did yesterday.   ..

Craft Brewers Paint it Black

Linda Richcreek - Thursday, February 16, 2012

Check out this 'Boise Weekly' article featuring our friends from Alaskan and Bridgeport! ..

Idaho Privatizing Liquor? Don't hold your breath.

Dodds Hayden - Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Newspapers and the net have been buzzing about the possibility of Idaho doing away with the state-run Liquor Dispensary system and going private. Here is the Skinny.  ..

2011. Year in review.

Dodds Hayden - Tuesday, January 17, 2012

As 2011 is behind us, and we are already charging into 2012, it is fun to look at some of our accomplishments this past year: ..