Monthly Archives: September 2013

Some Cooking Tips….

Cooking with beer Treating oneself to the simple pleasures in life is a luxury that we can all afford and a true key to happiness. Great beer, enjoyed in reasonable quantities, is certainly one of these. A well-paired dish only … Continue reading

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Women Into The Fold, and 10 For Aging…

Beer is the new wine for women According to Joshua Bernstein, beer is the new wine. In his new book, “The Complete Beer Course: Boot Camp for Beer Geeks: From Novice to Expert in Twelve Tasting Classes”, Joshua takes readers … Continue reading

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We Are Big Fans of These Guys…

Ninkasi Brewing Company: Beer good enough for Sumerians   Way back in the day–we’re talking ancient times here, kids–Sumerians were known to worship the beer they made, praising the Goddess Ninkasi for the miracle of fermentation. Sumerians are to this … Continue reading

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Tasting Guidelines….

Beer newbies guide to tasting craft brew, exploring its many features Many beer drinkers will be happy to settle for any beer with the name “lite” attached to it, with no knowledge of any taste difference other than “this one … Continue reading

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A Quick Overview… and A Cool Chart

You Brew You: Homebrewing 101 Welcome to You Brew You! A series dedicated to all things homebrewing. Have you ever wanted to make your own beer? You probably will by the end of this post.   So you want to … Continue reading

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A Glass Lesson….

Beer 101: Which beer goes in which glass? 1 Imperial Pint Glass 2 Pilsner 3 Weizen or Wheat Glasses If you’ve ever been to a bar that focuses on craft beer, you’ve seen a variety of glassware for the various … Continue reading

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We Think This Segment Will Grow…

Wheat Ridge brewer leading wave of gluten-free beer that “doesn’t suck” Rick Abitbol of Brewery Rickoli in Wheat Ridge pitches his company at a Sam Adams event on Aug. 19. Denver beer drinkers wanting gluten-free options have had one basic … Continue reading

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10 Very Good Ones…

10 of the world’s best beers for celebrating L.A. Beer Week Ballast Point’s Sculpin Imperial Pale Ale is a refreshing change from the typical pine-and-citrus hop profile of classic West Coast IPAs. It’s L.A. Beer Week, and while the 10-day-long … Continue reading

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We Couldn’t Agree More….

BREW. DRINK. REPEAT. Redstick Brewmasters keep brewing their own beer ‘til they get it right Perfecting his first home-brewed beer recipe meant Ed Spiess had to endure several bad batches. “We produced some that were drinkable,” says 72-year-old Spiess, “and … Continue reading

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Wow, Just Wow

Hello Kitty Beer Targets Untapped Market Move over Bud, there’s a newer, cuter beer in town, at least in towns in Taiwan and China. The Japanese company Sanrio, the creators of the mega-character, Hello Kitty, have partnered with Taiwan Tsing … Continue reading

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Austin Homebrew Supply’s,”Maharaja Imperial IPA”

Drying the grain to feed to animals   Style Information Name: Maharaja Recipe Type: Partial Mash Category: Imperial IPA Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Crystal 120L Malt .5 lb Steep the grain in hot water and maintain approx 155 … Continue reading

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Wet & Wild Citra

Great day to Brew We added 8 oz of Citra Hop Flowers at 160 degrees in the cooldown. A big bag of Wet Citra Hops.  We placed the order for them, not knowing when they will ship. They arrived on … Continue reading

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Good Beer In Palm Springs!!!

Another New Brewery Is on Tap in the Coachella Valley La Quinta Brewing owner Scott Stokes and brewer Ryan Pearson plan on offering three beers to start, with a fourth—an IPA—soon to follow. The soon-to-open La Quinta Brewing Company is … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker in SoCal, Yes!!

Craft Beer Brewery Firestone Walker Coming to Venice Venice Beach is about to host one of the nation’s most popular breweries. Firestone Walker has purchased a $7.5 million space on the Westside and are hoping to open offices and a … Continue reading

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We Would Love To See Their Stuff On The West Coast…

Smuttynose Brewing Co. announces new distribution deal  Smuttynose Brewing Company announced a new partnership that will see it expand the sales of its popular craft beers. The partnership with West Side Distributing, of Grand Rapids, Mich., will bring Smuttynose to … Continue reading

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