Monthly Archives: April 2013

Drink up…it’s healthy for you!

When you’re a dietitian you can never go out to dinner with friends without nutrition questions entering into the conversation. Last night’s question: What is the healthiest beer to order? This, of course, is a loaded question and especially difficult … Continue reading

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Taste of beer makes drinkers want even more

THE taste of beer releases a chemical in the brain which makes people want to drink more and take other drugs, new research claims. Beer’s taste, without any effect from alcohol, can trigger the production of dopamine – a neurotransmitter … Continue reading

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24 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Beer

 

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Beano to the rescue

Have you ever had a beer that just wouldn’t hit your goal for Final Gravity? We have, and in the past, we actually dumped a beer that was in “stuck Fermentation”. We added yeast and sugar to no avail. Finally … Continue reading

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Austin Homebrew Supply’s,”Ommegang Chocolate Indulgence”

  Justin and Greg taking a break Paul, Glenn, Greg & Justin planning the next move Style Information Recipe Type: Extract Category: Stout Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Chocolate Malt 1/2 lb Steep to 170 degrees and lift out … Continue reading

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French Dip Beer?

Angel City Brewing offers a beer based on a French dip A flight of five beers, one with umami. The brewers at Downtown’s Angel City Brewery have been hard at work building a catalog of recipes and fine-tuning their brewhouse … Continue reading

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Another Dumb Law…

Des Moines bar suspends home-brew happy hour after notice from state Law prohibits serving hobbyists’ samples, but that could change soon   Home-brewed beer happy hour ends at El Bait Shop: El Bait Shop’s popular home-brew happy hour has been … Continue reading

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Gateway Beer Styles….

Three craft beer styles that might convert you to a beer lover Three “gateway” beer styles that are still full of the flavors that have drawn beer fans. Are you not much of a beer fan, but have been intrigued … Continue reading

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Cheers, Indeed

A bottle, known among beer enthusiasts as a growler, is filled at the Swamp Head Brewery in Gainesville, Fla., on March 29, 2013. California lawmaker Wesley Chesbro wants to make it easier to reuse growlers from one microbrewery when buying … Continue reading

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Beer, What Can’t it Do?

31 Things You Can Do with Beer (Besides Drink It) What if beer were like WD-40—an indispensable product with hundreds of household uses? The next time your bride complains about all the room it’s taking up in the fridge, you … Continue reading

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Seven workers die in beer tank. Tragic. RIP.

SEVEN people have died in a beer tank at the Corona brewery in Mexico City. The deaths occurred yesterday morning in a tank that was undergoing maintenance and cleaning, a spokeswoman for owners Grupo Modelo said. A company statement said: … Continue reading

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Arsenic found in German beers: study

WASHINGTON, April 7  — High levels of arsenic have been detected in some German beers and are believed to come from a filtering material widely used in food production, said a report released Sunday. The report did not name specific … Continue reading

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The Rise of Cider…

Hard cider is filling more Americans’ beer glasses It now garners a mere fraction of market share, but some big brewers are making major moves to expand its reach. In Ireland, the U.K. and elsewhere, beer and hard cider coexist … Continue reading

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Cool New Can!!

Topless beer: hit or bust? Say the words ‘topless’ and ‘beer’ to the average guy and chances are high a mischievous smile will cross his face. There’s no nudity in this story but the appropriately named Sly Fox Brewing Company … Continue reading

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Brewer’s Best,” Hop Nog 2012″

Love the smell of beer brewing in the back yard Style Information Recipe Type: Extract Category: IPA Type: Ale   OG: 1.058 – 1.062 FG: 1.012 – 1.016 Bitternes: 48 – 52 Color: 6 – 8 Grains & Extracts Name … Continue reading

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