Monthly Archives: October 2013

Next time I’m in Texas…

Saint Arnold is the oldest craft brewery in the state, and the choice to team up with the brewery was a natural one because of the similar philosophies shared between the two companies. Chipotle to partner with historic Houston brewery … Continue reading

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Where was this class when I was in High School?

High school beer brewing class draws concern ARVADA – They are too young to possess it, but they are learning the process required to make it. A biology class at Ralston Valley High School is working on a project entitled … Continue reading

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Not Just For Drinking….

American craft beers make their way into the kitchen with savory entrees and even desserts Halcyon Chicken Breakfast Enchiladas, from “The Great American Craft Beer Cookbook.” Not just for sipping anymore, American craft brews are making their way into the … Continue reading

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Shake’N Bacon Brew. Why Not?

What the? Texas Motor Speedway is rolling out a spiked milkshake called Shake’N Bacon Brew with ice cream, lager, maple syrup and bacon between October 3 and November 3 From the chef who served Texans the donut brisket sandwich and … Continue reading

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Is This News To Anyone?

Craft beer boom THE US has more breweries operating now than it did in its heyday of the late 1880s. Data from the Brewers Association in the US shows the US had 2011 breweries operating in 1887. The number fell … Continue reading

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67.5 ABV?

Brewery releases world’s strongest beer Brewmeister’s Snake Venom beer has an alcohol content of 67.5%. The previous record-holder, Armageddon, contains 65% alcohol and is also made by the Scottish brewery. Snake Venom beer is 67.5% alcohol by volume and comes … Continue reading

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Really? We Could Have Called This One…

Budweiser’s new craft-style beers don’t wow beer judges Can a megabrewer make a beer that pleases craft beer fans? We asked a panel of home brewers and credentialed beer judges (yes, there is such a thing) to sample three new … Continue reading

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Growth In Homebrewing…

Local beer lovers seek a better brew — in their own backyards Charlie Sandoval shows off his beer-brewing equipment in his garage. “Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the … Continue reading

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Ready for fall beers!

Feast this fall on seasonal beers RICHMOND, Va. — Fall is a fine time to sample a wide variety of craft beers, because no matter what your autumnal activity there is likely to be a seasonal beer to make it … Continue reading

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On our recent trip to TEXAS….

We sat on the patio and enjoyed a couple of brews in the open air of Austin, tucked in a little quite corner, a nice place to spend a couple of hours. 512 Microbrewery, located in Austin Texas has a … Continue reading

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New beers held up by government shutdown

Head brewer Aaron Smith brews beer at Boundary Bay Brewery in Bellingham, Tuesday morning, Oct. 15, 2013. The brewery can’t get new labels approved for canned beer by the federal government because of the shutdown. BELLINGHAM – The federal government … Continue reading

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Austin Homebrew Supply’s,” Toasted Pecan Brown Ale”

  Toasted Pecans coming out of the oven. Add to grain bag Steep to 160 degrees and drain Toasted Pecan Ale boil     Style Information Name: Toasted Pecan Recipe Type: Partial Mash Category: Brown Ale Grains & Extracts Name … Continue reading

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Feu De Graisse Sour Ale

This beer would eventually get blended with the Peach Pale that we brewed on 06-07-2014. Has a Horse Blanket smell, nice peach, lightly sour flavor. Continue reading

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Single Hop IPA

Style Information Name: Single Hop IPA Recipe Type: Partial Mash Category: IPA Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Carapils 2 lb Steep to 160 Degrees, drain Liqiud Malt 6 lb Add at last 10 min of boil Corn Sugar 8 … Continue reading

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For The Deadheads…

Jam Session Dogfish and The Dead team up on a new craft beer. Call it it psych-ed-ale-ia. It’s fitting that The Grateful Dead’s freewheeling career (1965-1995; 2,400+ concerts; major critical and popular acclaim) coincides exactly with the rise of the … Continue reading

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