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

Welcome Worthy Brewing

Linda Richcreek - Wednesday, February 19, 2014

We are excited to start distributing Worthy Brewing in Idaho!  Worthy is based out of Bend Oregon and brings several great craft beers into our market.  Look for them in stores and restaurants/bars soon!  ..

Red Bull Frozen Rush

Linda Richcreek - Friday, January 31, 2014

Watch the NBC broadcast.  Feb. 2nd 3:00pm (EST). ..

Brewers Bash 2014

Linda Richcreek - Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Sat. Feb. 8th - This is your chance to see craft breweries go head to head in an epic snowball fight! Payette Brewing has gathered the brewery community for a fun event to benefit Idaho non-profits and throw a few snowballs while doing it!  Come join the fun! Downtown Boise - 4th and Grove St. 12:00pm  ..

Welcome CINDER

Brian Golden - Monday, December 30, 2013

It is our privilege to welcome CINDER winery to the Hayden Beverage family!  We will be distributing this highly regarded Idaho winery throughout the state beginning January 1st, 2014.  Talk about a great way to kick off the new year! ..

The Hayden Beverage crew ugly Christmas sweater contest

Linda Richcreek - Friday, December 20, 2013

Black Friday celebrating Imperial Stouts and Porters

Linda Richcreek - Monday, November 25, 2013


Into The Abyss

Brian Golden - Tuesday, November 19, 2013

What a treat it was to try a four year vertical of Deschutes' popular "The Abyss" Double Imperial Stout at Bittercreek last night.  They broke out kegs of 2010, 2011, 2012 and the newly released 2013 for side by side comparisons, and the only thing more impressive than the beer was the crowd that turned out.  Beer lovers young and old sat shoulder to shoulder and marveled at the subtle nuances brought out by cellar aging, while enjoying the dense, rich chocolaty flavors and aromas that are the hallmark of this world class beer. ..

Farm Man Challenge

Linda Richcreek - Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Sat. Oct. 26th | Linder Farms off Eagle Rd at I-84
The 4th Annual FarmMan Challenge is an unusual obstacle run where halloween and all your favorite autumn objects collide and become some of the most challenging obstacles. Red Bull will be sampling some of their flavors.  ..

That is right- SHINER BOCK

Brian Golden - Monday, October 21, 2013

The unquenchable thirst for American craft ales has brought rise to an equally powerful thirst for American craft lagers (note the word craft), and we are pleased to welcome one of the most storied to our portfolio: Shiner Bock. ..

Bicycle racing meets beer = Crosstoberfest

Linda Richcreek - Thursday, October 17, 2013

The 10th Annual Festival of Beer and Cycling | Oct. 18-19 ..