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Thoughts from the Lady of Ligero Brewing Company.

Whiskey Barrel Beer

Now is the time to start thinking about those big winter beers   Purchased an 8 gal Whiskey Barrel Cleaned it with Star San Added a home brewed stout (fermented 3 weeks) Added Vanilla beans Now we wait 3-5 months

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Women in Michigan beer industry brew up a collaboration

Eight women brewers and industry professionals from across Michigan will gather Sunday at Griffin Claw Brewing Co. in Birmingham to make Unite red ale — a recipe being brewed by women in countries all over the world that day in … Continue reading

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beerfest benefiting the autsim and disabled community.

Epic Beer Festival at the Legendary Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum April 25th, 2015 Hops & Hopes Craft Beer Day features America’s greatest breweries, special appearances from premier brewmasters and beer legends, celebrity guests, a Guinness Book of World Records event, and the judging of the … Continue reading

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Drink beer to protect your brain!

According to new research, a compound used in beer could help protect brain cells from damage. So, cheers! The study found Xanthohumol, a compound in the hops used to flavour beer, is able to protect the brain from degenerative disorders, such … Continue reading

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Crocodile Bile Suspected In Poison Beer Deaths. Oh my.

Samples of a country’s traditional beer are sent for testing after possibly being contaminated with crocodile bile. Some 72 people have died and nearly 200 others were taken to hospital in Mozambique after drinking contaminated beer at a funeral. It … Continue reading

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Beer Baths are in

A spa in Boca Raton offers a “fountain of youth” treatment, which is basically just bathing in a tub full of beer Well, now we’ve seen everything. Maui Spa in Boca Raton offers a fountain of youth bath made from … Continue reading

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Ballast Point, Stone Craft Beer Available on Delta Flights

Two San Diego craft beers will be available to passengers on many Delta Air Lines flights beginning this week. Beer from Ballast Point Brewing Co. and Stone Brewing Co. will join selections from New York, Massachusetts, Georgia and Northern California as … Continue reading

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Troegs did it again!

  Troegs Brewing Company in Hershey won a gold medal Saturday at the Great American Brew Festival. Its Troegenator Double Bock took first place in the Bock category at the annual festival in Denver, Colorado. Troegenator is dark, strong lager, and … Continue reading

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I may be Lactose intollerant, but I’m having this one!

When a beer is brewed as a one-time, limited edition, only-available-at-the-brewpub beer, and later hits shelves across the country, you know it must be good. That’s the case with Stone’s newest beer – Stone Coffee Milk Stout – which was … Continue reading

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Watermelon Beer? I’ll have a pint!

Autumn seasonal beers already are showing up on grocery store shelves, but summer isn’t over at the Brewery at Hershey, which is about to come out with a new summertime brew called Melonious Assault. “It’s an American wheat beer that … Continue reading

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Get the Beer and start Grilling!!

Dark beer-based marinade lowers carcinogen levels, makes barbecue grilled meat healthier, study finds What makes grilling healthier? Smaller cuts, lower heats — and beer? That’s right: Beer… the beverage of choice for backyard barbecues, can help reduce the level of carcinogens … Continue reading

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A priest, a bar, beer and God

Father Bill Miller, standing in front of the doors at St. Michael and All Angel’s Episcopal Church in Lihue, holds a copy of his book, “The Beer Drinker’s Guide to God.” Bill Miller’s friend has a saying: His favorite beer … Continue reading

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“Hazard analysis”—no common sense !!

Cattle and beer: A lesson in regulatory overreach   When the Food and Drug Administration imposes needlessly burdensome and costly regulations on American businesses, a lot of people just shrug. Better to be safe than sorry, right? A bunch of … Continue reading

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I love Science!!

“One teaspoon per beer, right before you start drinking.”

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Deschutes brings its beer camp to San Diego

Woody, the brewery’s rolling taproom, will roam through several San Diego County neighborhoods. Campers, pack your bikes, forks and pint glasses. All these items will come in handy at Deschutes’ Base Camp for Beer Fanatics, landing in San Diego on … Continue reading

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