Monthly Archives: November 2013

Hopped up Pale

Nice light colored Barley Paul monitoring the boil Nice big chunks in this active ferment Not enough flavor in this beer, adding a heavy Dry Hop Style Information Recipe Type: Extract Category: Pale Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Munich … Continue reading

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Walk-in beer coolers shelter 100 storm survivors

KOKOMO, Ind. — Alex Binkley, manager-in-training at Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, got an unexpected lesson Sunday afternoon in coping with the sudden fear of a severe storm strike. “As soon as I felt the wind beating up against the walls, … Continue reading

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Women and Beer….

Women and Beer: A 4,500-Year History Is Coming Full Circle In Ancient Egypt, beer was made almost entirely by women. As we shifted to an industrial economy, men took over. Will the craft revolution reverse the trend?   The idea … Continue reading

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1.2 Million Strong….

Survey: U.S. home to an estimated 1.2 million homebrewers   Survey results from the American Homebrewers Association shed light on America’s million-plus army of DIY beer makers. According to the survey, released today, 1.2 million homebrewers, mostly concentrated in the … Continue reading

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We Like Beer and Cigars, But I Don’t Know….

Beer-infused cigars make dreams come true… Ted’s Cigars Ever wanted to smoke your beer and drink it too? Sam Adams is partnering with Ted’s Cigars to create a sweet and spicy beer infused cigar. “Aficionados of both cigars and beer … Continue reading

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More on Sours….

The buzz about sour beers Supplication from Russian River Brewing Most beers run along a sweet-bitter continuum. Generally speaking, the hoppier the beer, the more bitterness you taste. The maltier the brew, the sweeter the flavors. That’s true of the … Continue reading

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Add Bell’s to the Can List…

Bell’s Plans to Can Popular Beers Craft beer lovers rejoice: Bell’s Brewery is planning to start canning their two favorite beers, Two Hearted Ale and Oberon Ale. Look for the 16-ounce four-packs of aluminum goodness in all of Bell’s markets … Continue reading

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Burgers and Craft Beer, Love It…

Smashburger joins with Stone Brewing for new pairing menu Burgers and beer. Individually, these two words cause their own anticipatory reactions in the human body. If you want to kick the mouth watering into overdrive, have one of the most … Continue reading

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Coming to a store near you?

Beer: Boston Beer Co. Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL • Price: $8.99 for a six-pack of bottles (also available as part of the Hop-ology sampler six-pack for the same price) • Availability: Kroger, Giant Eagle, Barrel & Bottle, the Andersons … Continue reading

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Beer of the Week: Firestone Walker XVII

Listen, sometimes you just have to give credit where credit is due. Yes, we know it was only two months ago that Firestone Walker Brewing won us over with their Velvet Merkin brew. But, there’s a reason that the outfit … Continue reading

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I Salute you, Gentlemen, Thank you for your service.

Chicago-based Veteran Beer throws its hat in the ring on Veterans Day Chicago has a new reason to call itself a beer town.  Launching today on Veterans Day, Veteran Beer has brought 10,000 cases of its hand-crafted beer to our … Continue reading

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Sam Adams Releases Beer-Infused Cigars

Scotch drinkers and cigar chewers might have a new favorite combination: beer and cigars. Sam Adams’ barrel-aged Utopias beer is back, with the uncarbonated, rich, almost syrupy beer returning with a 2013 edition that’s 28 percent ABV. The brewing company … Continue reading

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Hop Notch IPA will now be called Hop Nosh IPA

Uinta renames top-selling beer to avoid legal hassle Rather than fight a legal battle over the name of one of its best selling beers, Uinta Brewing Company decided to change the name of its Hop Notch IPA. From now on … Continue reading

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Grow Your Own….

For home-brewing, grow your own hops Hops grow very well and very quickly in New York state, so they need the support of a strong trellis. Q. Can I grow my own hops for making beer? A. Yes, and you … Continue reading

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Beer and Turkeys…

N.H. farmer: Beer-fed turkeys are tasty Turkeys drink beer from a trough at Joe Morette’s farm in Henniker. Morette gives his turkeys beer every day and says it makes the birds fatter and more flavorful. When it comes to pairing … Continue reading

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