Monthly Archives: January 2013

More Beer!’s English IPA

The recipe called for 1 oz French Oak Chips to be added at secondary Fernenter. We omitted this step. And added the 2 oz of Nelson Sauvin to give it great aroma Continue reading

Posted in Complete Extract Kits | Leave a comment

New Bud….

New Budweiser Beer Debuts Today – And At Super Bowl Budweiser Black Crown launches today in advance of its big Super Bowl kickoff. Photo: Anheuser Busch No, America’s favorite beer hasn’t been tampered with – this is not some New … Continue reading

Posted in Glenn's Pint of GFY | Leave a comment

Samual Adams Utopias,” Most Expensive Beer sold at auction”

Most expensive beer sold at auction: Samuel Adams Utopias breaks Guinness world record SEATTLE, WA, USA — Called the world’s most expensive beer, a bottle of Samuel Adams Utopias, a dark beer with a high alcohol content which have been … Continue reading

Posted in Vicki's View | Leave a comment

Energy From Spent Grain, Awesome…

Alaskan Brewing’s grain-burning furnace is the first in the world   The spent grain steam boiler at Alaska Brewing Company was installed in 2011. Alaska Brewing Company Tons of dried grain used to make Alaska beer that would once have … Continue reading

Posted in Glenn's Pint of GFY | Leave a comment

Paint Your Home Your Favorite SRM….

New For the Home Decorating Beer Snob: Pantone Swatches! It probably never occurred to you, but imagine, just for a moment, if you could take the color of your favorite type of beer and paint an entire room that exact … Continue reading

Posted in Glenn's Pint of GFY | Leave a comment

Anti-Hurricane Beer For Charity…

Flying Fish Brewing Co. Says ‘FU Sandy’ With New Beer For Charity Craft beer drinkers will soon be able to drink to charity while sending a message to the most hated “woman” on the East Coast: Sandy. New Jersey’s Flying Fish … Continue reading

Posted in Glenn's Pint of GFY | Leave a comment

We’ve Been Telling You It’s Not Just For Breakfast All Along!!

Leftover Breakfast Cereal Made Into Beer A frugal beermaker in the U.K. is finding that leftover (sometimes congealed) cereal called Sugar Puffs actually makes a tasty Pale Ale. Homebrewer John Wright says as long as the cereal isn’t stale, it … Continue reading

Posted in Glenn's Pint of GFY | Leave a comment

Some Odd Ingredient Beers…

Fruit beer, pumpkin beer, shellfish beer?   21st Amendment’s Marooned on Hog Island. Brewers are constantly pushing the boundaries of acceptable beer ingredients. Fruit beers once seemed exotic and are now commonplace. Pumpkin beers are an annual tradition, and chocolate … Continue reading

Posted in Glenn's Pint of GFY | Leave a comment

Who doesn’t need that?

Be a More Colorful Drunk With These Pantone Swatches  Finally, a gag gift for that insufferable beer snob you know: Pantone swatches for beer. Designed by Alexander Michelbach and Daniel Eugster, each “Beertone” card gives the exact color value of … Continue reading

Posted in Vicki's View | Leave a comment

They make their case…………

Beer distributors generate plenty of suds for the national economy, report says Go ahead. Enjoy that tall, cold beer. You’re doing the economy a big favor. The National Beer Wholesalers Association today released a new economic impact report, providing the … Continue reading

Posted in Vicki's View | Leave a comment

Feeling a little threatened, maybe?

How can you tell when a particular industry feels threatened? One telltale is when its trade group issues a report promoting how many jobs the industry in question supports. The National Beer Wholesalers Association today put out a 125-page report … Continue reading

Posted in Vicki's View | Leave a comment

Employee Owned Craft Beer…

Employees now own New Belgium Brewing An employee looks in a kettle at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins. FORT COLLINS — The company that makes Fat Tire beer is now completely owned by its employees. Fort Collins-based New Belgium Brewing … Continue reading

Posted in Glenn's Pint of GFY | Leave a comment

Is There Nothing Not Solved By Bacon?

Beer Bacon Is Sweet And Sugary We can’t imagine why anyone would tire of ordinary bacon, with its rich flavor and crispy texture. Still, if you find yourself in that unfortunate situation, we’ve found a delicious alternative: beer-candied bacon. We’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Glenn's Pint of GFY | Leave a comment

A Word (and Nice Graphics) On Hard Cider…

Infographic: Cider is the New Beer So whether you’ve been a cider aficionado for years or you’re just getting into this world of apple-flavored delight, take a look at the following infographic and see for yourself the proud history of … Continue reading

Posted in Glenn's Pint of GFY | Leave a comment

Very Cool Beer Flavor Graphic!!

Beer Flavor Wheel Beer writer Mark Dredge separates out the different flavors and aromas of beer by their source: hops, grain, water and yeast. Those with slightly less adventurous palates might be surprised to see “farmyard” or “sour” in the … Continue reading

Posted in Glenn's Pint of GFY | Leave a comment