Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Back and Side Go Bare…

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Two craft beer lovers (they love craft beer and they love each other) sent us a drinking song fitting for a blog about beer.   The song “Back and Side Go Bare, Go… Continue reading

Hairy Eyeball

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Here’s Lookin’ Atcha’… is the slogan on Lagunitas’ Hairy Eyeball American Strong Ale (9% ABV).  It’s reviewed by Billy Broas‘ at the end of this post and you can read more about it on… Continue reading

A Beer Carnival…What could be more fun?!

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Step right up to 4 Hands Brewing Company’s 2nd Annual Lupulin Carnival! I am proud to say that I was in attendance at last year’s (inaugural) Carnival – it was one memorable (at… Continue reading

Notes from the Field

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Accounts describing experiences and observations the researcher has made while participating in an intense and involved manner (Emerson, 1995). Hey, we can’t taste all the great beers in the world, although we would… Continue reading

George was a Porter lover…

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Today is George Washington’s Birthday. Happy Birthday George! Many of you know that Washington brewed his own beer and had a fondness for the Porters. I happen to love Porters too, so I… Continue reading

Brewster…and I don’t mean Punky

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I was doing some beer research and came across this gem: “During early centuries the vast majority of brewers were brewsters — that is female.” (Sambrook, 1996:2) What? A brewster is a female… Continue reading

Glassware made for IPAs

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Saw this in the Weekly Pint. Top brewers unveil an all-new custom glass made just for IPA While red plastic solo cups or the occasional Mason jar will do in a pinch, the… Continue reading