Monthly Archives: May 2012

Mississippi updates beer laws

Good news for beer nerds trapped in the Magnolia State – starting July 1st, you’ll be able purchase beers with up to 8% alcohol by weight (roughly 10% ABV) without playing Smokey and the Bandit and making a run to … Continue reading

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Another Homebrewer Gone Pro, Nice Work!

From hobby to business: Son used education to construct brewery’s business plan   John A. Huber Brewing Co. CEO Matt Huber, right, inspects a bottle of blonde ale April 23 before placing it in a box as his father, Hubrew … Continue reading

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More on the Craft Beer Revolution!

Bubble has not burst on craft beer market Craft beer sales grew by 15 percent in 2011.  “The world almost seems flipped on its side — a revolution has happened,” reported Benj Steinman, president of the trade publication Beer Marketer’s … Continue reading

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Even the Mainstream is Looking at Craft Beer….

Can beer save America? The redemption of the economy may start with the type of brew you keep in your fridge   (Credit: iStockphoto/Stratol) The grand unifying theory of the American consumer has been that we are, first and foremost, … Continue reading

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Austin Homebrew Supply’s “Belgian Stout”

Style Information Name: Noir Recipe Type: Partial Mash Category: stout Type: Ale   Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Black Roasted Barley .25 lb Steep grain to 170 degrees Special B Malt .75 lb Steep grain to 170 degrees Chocolate … Continue reading

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Ligero Brewing ” Gwyndolyn, Eastern PA Cream Ale”

We named this one after our daughter who lives in Pennsylvania, because it is a perfect example of an eastern Pa Cream Ale. Style Information Name: Gwyndolyn Recipe Type: Partial Mash Category: Cream Ale Type: Ale   Grains & Extracts … Continue reading

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Do not disturb

When siphoning beer into the bottling bucket  aerate as little as possible. Do this by holding the tube as close to the top of the liquid as possible. The object is to get as little air as possible into the … Continue reading

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2012 World Beer Cup Winners, Well Done To All!!!

Category 1: American-Style Wheat Beer, 23 Entries Gold: Wagon Box Wheat, Black Tooth Brewing Co., Sheridan, WY Silver: 1919 choc beer, choc Beer Co., Krebs, OK Bronze: DD Blonde, Hop Valley Brewing Co., Springfield, OR Category 2: American-Style Wheat Beer … Continue reading

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More women are brewing at home

  HOUSTON—When most adults feel like having a cold one, they usually go the store and pick up a six-pack. Now, there’s a growing trend among people who really love their beer. People have been making beer in their own … Continue reading

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4 more Amazing Women of Craft Beer

Photo: Entrepreneur Magazine  Kim Jordan CEO & President, New Belgium Brewing Biographical Snapshot: As CEO and President of New Belgium Brewing, Kim is active in day-to-day sales, Branding, and Organizational Development aspects of the business with a huge focus on … Continue reading

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Next Time You’re in Orlando………..

 Disney gets a brew: An oasis of craft beer After a few days in Disney World, you may find yourself in need of a good brew. At Walt Disney World, a beer geek can get pretty thirsty. While it’s a … Continue reading

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“Iron Brewer”? Sounds Pretty Cool!

Calling all beertestants Mellow Mushroom Charleston and Holy City Brewingare teaming up to host “Iron Brew,” an Iron Chef-style home brewing competition where homebrewers will have just over a month of time to brew a beer using a secret ingredient. … Continue reading

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Not Craft Beer by any Means, But We Have to Fight Bad Taxes Wherever They Surface!

Appeals Court Overturns 1550% Tax Hike on Flavored Beers Despite serious constitutional and legal questions, the Board of Equalization (BOE), in 2007, approved a 1550 percent tax increase on “flavored malt beverages.” Flavored malt beverages are drinks such as Mike’s … Continue reading

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Homebrewing, Craft Beer Exploding!!

Turning a home-brewed passion into a business Craft brewing continues to explode, with local breweries in works Ashley Guillaume, 27, addresses a large crowd at the monthly Iowa Brewers Union event at el Bait Shop. Zoom Home Brew Day May … Continue reading

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