Monthly Archives: February 2013

Who has the best scruff in the craft brewing industry?

John Hunter and Lyndon Walker from Karl Strauss Brewing Company are vying for Best Beard in Craft Beer. Beards and beer seem to go hand-in-hand these days, with many a brewer donning excess facial scruff. So it makes sense that … Continue reading

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Come on Alabama, think it through….

House committee approves bill that would legalize home brewing of beer MONTGOMERY, Alabama — The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee today approved a bill that would allow those 21 and older to make home brewed beer, wine, mead and … Continue reading

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Bock, a strong Lager

A traditional beer style that time forgot has always been strong, smooth, and satisfying.     It’s easy to spend one’s time immersed in the myriad IPAs, stouts, saisons, and sour beers of the moment. With all their fruit and … Continue reading

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Nationwide by early Summer

Sam Adams Can: Boston Beer Co. Looks Beyond The Bottle For First Time For Sam Adams, it’s in the can. The Boston Beer Co. will sell Samuel Adams Boston Lager in a can for the first time beginning this summer. … Continue reading

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What are you doing for Lent?

The German Monks’ Lenten Beer Diet: 40 Days of Doppelbock By Chris Fleisher Valley News Staff Writer Wednesday, February 20, 2013 (Published in print: Wednesday, February 20, 2013) There’s a diet that I’d love to try if only I thought … Continue reading

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The Last Barfighter

McKinney Introduces the World’s First Beer-Dispensing Arcade Game The company has developed the world’s first beer-dispensing arcade game and it’s called The Last Barfighter. Instead of winning tickets, players are rewarded with beer samples from Raleigh’s Big Boss Brewing. Durham, … Continue reading

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Congrats To SN!!!

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Named Brewery of the Year by the California Travel Association     Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. will be honored in March as “Brewery of the Year” by the California Travel Association. The brewery which is located … Continue reading

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Austin HomeBrew Supply’s,”Sixth Glass”

  What a great Brew day in February in  Southern California We are brewing Viking IPA and Sixth Glass Paul, Owner of The Wine Seller in Apple Valley, Checking the Hydrometer on this huge Beer.   Sixth Glass Style Information … Continue reading

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Austin HomeBrew Supply’s, “Old Ale”

Greg weighing and lableling hops. Old Ale was brewed with Justin and his Grandpa Style Information Recipe Type: Extract Category: Ale Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Chocolate Malt 1/4 lb Soak grain in 155* water for 25 min. Lift … Continue reading

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Northern Brewer’s,” Mustache Envy Belgain Stout”

Beautiful Belgain Stout as fermentation is beginning. Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Belgain Aromatic .5 lb Steep until 170 degrees English Roasted Barley .5 lb Steep until 170 degrees Belgain Biscuit Malt .25 lb Steep until 170 degrees Weyermann … Continue reading

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Austin HomeBrew Supply’s, “Viking IPA”

Soak Grain Bag for 45 min @ 155*. Our friend Paul from the Wine Seller  joined us along with Greg & Justin. Pour Hot Wort over grain bag to sparge Let drain, then discard Great day to Brew! Style Information … Continue reading

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We Have Some Of These On The Way, Will Report Back !!

Dogfish Head And Sierra Nevada Help Design A Beer Glass Just For IPAs Made in collaboration with Dogfish Head and Sierra Nevada, the glass features wave-like ridges that help bring out the beer’s pungent, fruity aroma. Iconic drinks come in … Continue reading

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Come On, Kansas!!

Home brewers in Kansas want to share — legally Home brewers in Kansas are lifting their voices (and probably a glass or two) in support of a bill that would allow them to legally share their creations with friends and … Continue reading

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Yes, Women want Beer for Valentine’s Day!

Do Women Want Craft Beer for Valentine’s Day? New Infographic by SaveOnBrew says ‘Yes’ Beer is no longer a “man’s drink,” say the creators of a new infographic at http://www.SaveOnBrew.com, the world’s only retail beer price search engine. In fact, … Continue reading

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Good to know

No clear proof beer puts on pounds quicker than fatty foods: study Weight gain can come from excess calorie consumption, regardless of whether they come from beer or fatty foods, according to a study by British Beer and Pub Association … Continue reading

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