Monthly Archives: November 2013

Chicago Brewer’s New Beer Company Exclusively Employs American Veterans

  Fed up with the staggering unemployment rate among the nation’s veterans and the corporations that pay little more than lip service to the problem one Chicago brewer has founded a new beer company that will exclusively employ vets. Paul … Continue reading

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Some Beers For Tomorrow….

Awesome craft beer pairings for your Thanksgiving feast You should absolutely brine your turkey with Epic’s sage saison Who needs Beaujolais nouveau? Thanksgiving is a great time to break out a treasure from the cellar to get through peeling all … Continue reading

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For All You Ladies in Cleveland, Love It….

Barley’s Angels, all-women beer-drinking group, offers a brewing education The mission of the international group Barley’s Angels is to educate women about the varied styles of craft beer. Barley’s Angels What: The all-female, beer-education, quarterly gatherings are in centralized locations … Continue reading

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Go Florida, Get Rid of Stupid Laws…

Fla. brewers seek to end ban on beer growlers – In this Friday, March 29, 2013 file photo, a 32-ounce bottle, known among beer enthusiasts as a growler, is filled at the Swamp Head Brewery in Gainesville, Fla. A fight … Continue reading

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The making of a brewery

BREVARD — It is a feat that has become the marvel of the brewing world. How Oskar Blues took possession of a recently vacated building at Mountain Industrial park and, less than three months later, began cranking out beer in … Continue reading

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Barley’s Angels, all-women beer-drinking group, offers a brewing education

Cleveland, Ohio – Here’s what you need to know about the Barley’s Angels: They’re all over the world, they’re always on the lookout for a good bar, and they’ve spread to Northeast Ohio. And they are thirsty. OK, the group … Continue reading

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Pilsner/Fruit Beer

Latest beer from Dogfish Head: Piercing Pils. If you want an example of the creative strain that runs through the American Craft Beer scene, you could do a lot worse than the experimental irreverence of Delaware’s Dogfish Head (the brewery … Continue reading

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Beginning Homebrewing…

How to get started in homebrewing Home Brew Mart and The Homebrewer make it a little easier George Thornton, owner of The Homebrewer Walter White would love homebrewing. OK, it’s not as lucrative as meth. Also not as dangerous. And … Continue reading

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More T-Day Beers….

Four beers to be thankful for With new seasonal beer releases almost daily, the holidays are a great time to expand your palate. Many craft brews come in large bottles, making them perfect for sharing. You can bring two or … Continue reading

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More Women and Craft Beer….

More women getting into craft beer, not just as drinkers but also as brewers Beer companies had traditionally thought of women as adornments in ad rather than actual customers; the tables have turned Long Islander Lauri Spitz co-founded Moustache Brewing … Continue reading

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Very Nice Beer Gifts….

13 Awesome Gifts For Beer Nuts AmazonThe Corkcicle Chillsner beer chillers cools your beer from the inside out There’s no better way to enjoy the holidays than with great food, great friends and, perhaps most importantly, great beer.If you’re looking … Continue reading

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Midwest T-Day Beers….

Top 10 Local Beers for Thanksgiving Not sure what beer to bring to your Thanksgiving celebration? Here’s our top 10 local picks. Bringing a beer to your family’s Thanksgiving celebration next Thursday? With hundreds of craft brews on the market … Continue reading

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That’s One Way To Get the Streets Clean….

Brooms for Beer: City Enlists Alcoholic Street Cleaners Amsterdam has begun employing alcoholics to clean the city’s streets, paying them in cash, tobacco and beer. City authorities say it’s solving the problems related to public drunkenness. Critics question whether the … Continue reading

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MC3

Grinding the grain Getting water through the grain bag Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes 2 row 1.5 lbs Great base malt. steep to 170 degrees. drain Crystal 10 L 1 lb Contributes body, foam stability, color, and flavor. light … Continue reading

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Imperial Porter

Beautiful dark Barley Adding the Extract 5 Months later. This has turned into an impressive Beer! Beautiful lace on the glass and just the right amount of carbonation Style Information Name: Imperial Porter Recipe Type: Extract Category: Imperial Porter Grains … Continue reading

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