Monthly Archives: April 2013

In Praise of Yeast

The Mightiest Microbe California may be home to the craft beer revolution, but Oregon has their share of craft beer lovers as well. On April 11, the resolution to designate Saccharomyces cerevisiae, or brewer’s yeast, as the official state microbe … Continue reading

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From Skins to Steins

Toasting with Tankards People have been drinking beer for thousands of years, but it’s only relatively recently that we began developing vessels specifically for its enjoyment. We made do with skins and clay mugs until the 14th century, which found … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

A beer is born It was 2010, and the craft beer community was in a quandary. A new beer style had recently been rising through the ranks, and it seemed everything about this strange new beer was up for debate. … Continue reading

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Best CraftBeer-Seeking Sites and Apps 2013

At one time or another, most of us have found ourselves in a new town and looking for a beer.  It’s easy enough to check for bars or beer retailers in the area, but knowing what beers they stock or … Continue reading

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