Monthly Archives: June 2013

For All of You “Anti-Hopheads”….

7 Beers That Buck the Hoppy Beer Trend Sick of the overly hopped beers? Try a lighter craft beer this summer Recently, it was suggested that the trend toward overly hopped beers is discouraging new beer drinkers. The amount of … Continue reading

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Congrats to Santa Fe Brewing!!!

Celebrating 25 years of brewing Brian Lock is owner of Santa Fe Brewing Co., which is celebrating its 25th anniversary today with the introduction of a new beer and a brewers’ Olympics at its brewery southwest of Santa Fe. Brian … Continue reading

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Summer Brews…

6 craft beers for summer drinking The summer solstice officially arrived, ushering in the season of Banana Boat and beach chairs. My readers are always asking for new seasonal beer suggestions, and with the temperature rising, they’re getting a little … Continue reading

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An Ancient Drink…

An ancient brew Two recent UO graduates tap into the business world by making braggot, a blend of traditional mead and beer University of Oregon College of Business graduates Daniel McTavish (left) and Addison Stern founded Viking Brewing Company, focused on … Continue reading

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Insubordinate Pale

Oily 7 C’s Hops Adding Corn Sugar for extra yeast food. Racking the 80 degree Wort into a carboy Pitching the yeast, adding oxygen Style Information Recipe Type: Extract Category: Pale Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Carafoam .5 lb … Continue reading

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Stir Plate

Stir Plates have a metal plate that vibrates. There is a magnet capsule that goes into the yeast and sits on the bottom, being attracted to the metal plate, it spins in a circle, thereby causing a vortex. The goal … Continue reading

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8 Beer Glasses You Need for Great Beer Drinking

Great beer deserves to be treated well, and that means pouring it into the correct glass. But that could be more complicated than you might think. There are a lot of beer glasses out there to choose from — almost as … Continue reading

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Saisons….

Happy Hour | Beer 101: Saisons for Summer As temperatures rise there is nothing like opening a bottle or can of beer to cool you off. Whether it is enjoyed at a baseball game or at a friend’s cookout, beer … Continue reading

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Congrats To Sun King!!

Sun King Brewing four year anniversary Four years ago, who would have thought that Sun King Brewing would be where they are today.   They have earned numerous medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, including winning more than … Continue reading

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Zymurgy’s Top 50….

The 50 Best Craft Beers In America In 2013, According To Zymurgy Magazine   Geeks love lists — in theory, if not always in practice. Film geeks eagerly anticipate the decennial release of Sight and Sound magazine’s lists of the … Continue reading

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“Healthy Beers”

10 ‘Healthy’ Beers Feeling guilty about knocking a few back? It might be time to stop the guilt! Moderate beer consumption has been shown to help protect against heart disease and lower the risk of hypertension. (Just remember, we’re talking … Continue reading

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Greg’s Gnat Bath Pale

A Gnat Sacrificed ALL, for this Beer!! Using the Hop Spider to keep the hops contained, thereby creating a cleaner Beer 1.055 is exactly the Original gravity Brewer Greg was after Greg Adding the LME 2 oz Simcoe & 2 … Continue reading

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Ladies: IF, this still applies…

You wouldn’t know if from beer commercials, but women enjoy a pint every now and then, too. Especially now that the rise of craft brewing has flooded the marketplace with styles and flavors as nuanced as wines. The grand experiment: … Continue reading

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Homebrewing Growing…

Homebrewing continues to grow, survey shows Homebrewing continues to grow in popularity. The fourth annual Homebrew Supply Shop Survey released this week by the American Homebrewers Association shows gross revenue increased by 26 percent for shops last year. Other highlights include … Continue reading

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A Short Course in craft Beer….

ABV (alcohol by volume). Beers under 5 percent ABV are considered low-alcohol or “session” beers. Brews above 8 percent are strong, while those higher than 10 percent are considered “extreme.” Ale. One of the two main types of beer, along … Continue reading

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