Monthly Archives: November 2012

Craft Beer on the rise

More signs that American culinary tastes are changing, or perhaps becoming more diverse: 15 Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG +0.19%) restaurants in Chicago have begun to sell locally-made “craft beers” on a trial basis, the Chicago Tribune reports. Earlier this year, … Continue reading

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GrOpener, Way to go Mark!

There are a lot of ways to open a bottle of beer. There are keychains and iPod cases with bottle openers embedded in them. There are openers on flip-flops and baseball cap bills, wall-mounted openers, countertops, knives and even a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Turkey with Beer Brine

We have much to be thankful for. We like to get together with family and close friends and have good food and of course good Beer!  We always brine our turkey, It makes a moist, flavorful bird. Below is one … Continue reading

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We Love Stone Brewing…

Stone Brewing Co. CEO Greg Koch Discusses New Pasadena Store “He’s very serious about beer,” the Stone Brewing Co. P.R. specialist explained after my unexpectedly business-like interview with Stone CEO and co-founder Greg Koch. He is probably the most serious … Continue reading

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And Texas….

More beer, more jobs from craft brewers Jason Gutierrez monitors a brew kettle during a beer cooking session at the Southern Star Brewery. Houston’s craft breweries have had the “Help Wanted” sign out a lot lately, a fact that will … Continue reading

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Montana Feeling The Craft Beer Love…

Study touts economic benefits of craft beer in Montana The Montana Brewers Association recently commissioned a report by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research to show, by the numbers, the financial impact of breweries in the state. The report, which … Continue reading

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Samuel Adams Utopias $190.00 per Bottle

Samuel Adams Want to impress a beer geek? A $190 bottle of Utopias should do it. Samuel Adams Utopias is a brewing masterpiece of sorts, a blend of beers aged in various wine and spirit barrels for up to 19 … Continue reading

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Austin Homebrew Supply’s “Jack O’lantern

    Bake Pumpkin 350 Degrees for 1 hr. Scoop out 2 lbs.                                                  Remove bag of Pumpkin and … Continue reading

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It’s All About Stout Today…

Celebrating beer: International Stout Day 2012 Many consider the annual holiday season to begin right around late November when thanksgiving rolls around but for the second year in a row craft beer lovers have a special occasion to kick things … Continue reading

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What would Be Your Top Five?

Impress Your Guests: 5 Great Brews for Beer-Loving Guests Beer Sessions A while back, we talked about which beers are best for a big party with lots of different tastes. But what if you have a special guest coming who … Continue reading

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Pretty Cool Can Collection….

Brian Coughlin of Webster, president of the 12 Horse Beer and Brewery Collectibles Club, has an entire basement dedicated to his self-proclaimed obsession. Get to know Brian Coughlin • Coughlin has played in bands in the Rochester area for “eons,” … Continue reading

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What Do You Guys Think Of Utopia?

$190 bottles of beer on the wall   How much would you pay for a cold one, that’s best served at room temp? The pitch: If your idea of a “cold one” is a dollar-draft special at the corner tavern, … Continue reading

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Jim Patton, Abita Founder, RIP

Jim Patton, a founder of Abita Brewing Co., dies in Miami Jim Patton, a pioneer in the American craft beer brewing movement and a founder of Abita Brewing Co. and Zea Rotisserie & Brewery, died Oct. 23 in Miami, where … Continue reading

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RIP Jim Patton

Jim Patton, a pioneer in the American craft beer brewing movement and a founder of Abita Brewing Co. and Zea Rotisserie & Brewery, died Oct. 23 in Miami, where he was helping to start a new brewery. He was 59. … Continue reading

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Anheuser-Busch sends cans of water to Sandy victims

Beer maker cans water for storm victims   CARTERSVILLE, Ga — For one day the Anheuser-Busch plant in Cartersville is turning beer into water. One of the plants lines was converted to can water to be shipped to the victims … Continue reading

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