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A Fat Tuesday with Beer in Dreamland

This upcoming Tuesday is Mardi Gras! I don’t know about you, but I come from a land where every bakery has a line to the parking lot full of people waiting for their custard-oozing doughnuts. Whether you participate in Lent … Continue reading

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This Beer Was Made for You and Me

Today, let’s look at a classic American style beer. American Amber Ale is brewed with two row malt and the addition of caramel or crystal malts, which lends it its beautiful reddish color and sets it apart from pale ales. … Continue reading

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“How Do You Know So Much About Beer?”

  These days, everyone has access to a plethora of styles of beers made by an endless amount of breweries. Not all of these are created equal. With that access to beer, comes increased access to the necessary knowledge to … Continue reading

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This History of Happy Hour

Happy hour, a well-loved American tradition, originated in the 19th century as a common slang term among the US Navy used to describe the time allotted for entertainment, including activities like wrestling, chorus singing, and boxing. The phrase started being … Continue reading

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Wondering How to Pair Your Pale Ale with Dinner?

You can hardly go wrong with a pale ale, as much cuisine lends itself well to this well-loved type of beer. The Belgium beer tradition is outstanding as it has a close relationship with food and flows well with all … Continue reading

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Craft Beer Lovers: Quit Hating on Millenials!

Millenials may keep the craft beer market alive; I propose we leave them alone. The craft beer industry has experienced a 14% growth in revenue in the last year, while the total beer industry only experienced a 4.6% growth.  The … Continue reading

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Does Your Favorite Style of Beer Reflect Your Personality?

Mindset Media, a market researcher that focuses on psychographics, concluded that with so many brands and choices associated with beers, it must have a certain link to consumers personality. It conducted an online survey of 2,600 showed amazing results. They … Continue reading

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5 Ways Drinking Beer is Good for Your Health

Next time you enjoy a nice cold brew, pat yourself on the back for contributing positively to your health. There are multiple ways beer can actually make us healthier! Beer minimizes the risk of stroke and coronary disease Beer contains … Continue reading

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The Love of Craft Beer

Traditional and hand made products have their own uniqueness that we all appreciate differently, yet are desperate to try. Stil, products which are handmade and customized are hard to come by in this modern world. When we drink a decent … Continue reading

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A Brief Look at Hop History

While beer has been around for over 5,000 years, hops haven’t been used in the mash tun for nearly as long. Before hops were used as preservatives, strong aromas, and a reason for us to argue over internationals bitterness units, … Continue reading

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