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Tuesday, December 21, 2010
It's the holiday season. But today seems like the best of holidays. It the longest night of the year. Time to celebrate the coming of light. Each day will now get longer and longer. The solstice is here. At least in the northern part of our globe. All our friends down south are hanging out on the beach. We have our new beer cellar set up now. Stocking up for the long holiday is key to surviving the cold.
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Bohemian announces its expansion, two new products, and awards
by Jacob Hodgen
Over the last few months, the industrious gentlemen at theBohemian Brewery in Midvale have been very busy. You might think that coordinating a massive expansion that has helped allow them to nearly double their barrel per year output would be sufficient, but this family owned enterprise still has few tricks up its sleeve.
Though they have been brewing their award winning Cherny Bock for years now, thirsty Utahns have been discontent with only being able to find it on tap. Bohemian’s answer is to launch Cherny Bock in cans, and this month over 55,000 will ship from their Midvalebrewery to locations around the region, and even as far as South Carolina.
Pete Petras is the son of Bohemian owner Joe Petras. He maintains an active role in the growing family business, and he is an evangelist of aluminum cans, which Bohemian has exclusively adopted instead of bottles.
“Cans are much more environmentally friendly,” Pete says. “People are much more likely to recycle them. They weigh a fraction of what bottles do empty, and so the carbon footprint of just getting the package to the brewery is significantly lower. Plus they chill quicker and block out 100% of all light. There really is no comparison.”
Pete took Utah Stories on a tour of their newly expanded facilities and showed us the canning process. He says that massive canning machines used to be impossible for smaller, craft breweries to be able to afford or find space for, but recent advances in technology have simplified the process
“Other breweries use bottles,” Pete tells us, “because they can buy up a bunch of bottles and then just slap on whatever label they want. They do it because it’s easy. Buying cans requires commitment, and that’s what we are all about.”
Pete tells us that they have also been promoting the use of refillable glass growlers. “There’s no better way to go green than to take your growler down to your local brewery for a refill of your favorite hand crafted beer.”
Bohemian has also just launched a new holiday beer entitled Pumpkin Patch. And before we could conjure up memories of the ghosts of bad pumpkin ales from our Christmas pasts, Pete reminds us that at Bohemian, it’s all lagers all the time.
Saturday, December 18, 2010 · 5:00pm - 7:00pm
|Location||The Miners Club|
4070 Willow Draw Dr.
Park City, UT
|More Info||The Miners Club will be featuring a chef’s tasting menu which highlights local beer and spirits. Festivities begin at 5pm Saturday December 18, 2010.|
High West Whiskey Bread
Bohemian Viennese Chili
Uinta Labyrinth Ale Short Ribs
Vodka 7000’ Cured Salmon
Underground Ice Cream
An evening of good spirits and good company as we sample selections from:
High West Distillery
Ogden’s Own Distillery Underground Herbal Spirit
Uinta Brewing ‘Crooked Line’
Bohemian Brewery & Grill
$15 in advance, $20 at the door
Call The Miners Club at (877)646-3779 to pre-order tickets.
Friday, December 17, 2010
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Here's a stocking stuffer if I've ever seen one! A Bohemian Brewery Czech Pilsener iPhone 4 Case.
Speck® Fitted™ Hard Shell Case Bohemian Brewery Czech Pilsener for iPhone 4Take your favorite Craft Brewed Lager with you in your pocket.Show off your signature style with a sleek and customizable Speck Products® brand case for your iPhone 4. Combining luxury with ultimate protection, this fitted hard plastic case is covered with an easy-to-grip fabric that is richly printed with your favorite design. Pleasing to the touch, this lightweight and durable custom case allows optimal access to all sensors, ports, and controls on your iPhone 4, while offering superior comfort in-hand.
Made on 11/19/2010 10:25 AM
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
A casual night out at the Bohemian Brewery and Grill in Midvale on December 7th at around 8:00 pm.
Come join us for food, friends, and schnitzel at one of Utah’s most innovative, local institutions. Oh yeah—they have amazing craft beer there too! Celebrate with us their new Pumpkin Patch Lager and the much anticipated release of Cherny Bock in cans.
The kind folks at the Bohemian have agreed to give everyone who comes for Utah Stories Night a take home, 15% discount coupon that can be used on a return visit to the Bohemian. Drink specials include $3.50 pints and $10 pitchers of all their unique and award winning local beers.
Our group will meet in the downstairs area. This is an informal gathering, so feel free to grab your own table. Na zdraví!"
Friday, December 3, 2010
We now have our Brewer's Sampler available for purchase everywhere fine craft beers are sold. Now you can take 4 of each can in one package to sample with all your friends. You get 4 Czech Pilseners, 4 Viennese Lagers and 4 Cherny Bock 12 oz. cans giving you a complete Bohemian Rhapsody of Craft Lagered Beer to go. What could be better? These make great stocking stuffers too! (hint, hint)