Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween Candy & Beer – Tricks or Treats?

Halloween is just around the corner, bringing with it a surplus of candy treats! Whether you have kids that will be bringing home a bundle of candy to pilfer through (they can’t eat all that candy alone, right?) or you … Continue reading

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There’s Water In My Beer… Wait, What?

Water may be the most under-appreciated of the four main ingredients in beer. Yet, beer is mostly water—about 90 percent—and water is an important part of almost every step of the brewing process! Water is needed to extract the grain … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat with Talon IPA

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  I loved it as a kid (costumes, candy and tissue paper ghosts!) and I still enjoy it now. Halloween is also a great excuse for a party. And, of course, every proper Halloween … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Ale–Mendo’s Fall Release

Pumpkin Beer The first signs of fall have started to appear, and this year’s crop of pumpkin beer is already popping up on the shelves.  Many breweries enjoy experimenting with seasonal beer (watch for Mendocino Brewing’s recently-released version of the … Continue reading

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