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  • Women make better beer tasters than men???

    Has anyone else seen a story about Australia's Bluetongue Brewery, and their plan to hire more women because "women make better beer tasters than men?" I would love to find some concrete scientific studies to back this up, or at the very least, would love some help tracing the origin of the id...
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  • Fantasy Football Draft Night and Beer

    Excerpt from my Examiner.com blog,  NY Beer Pairing Examiner.    Read full text of this entry, and a complete list of other entries there. Fantasy football is one of my favorite sports.  The fun~ of watching football, cheering great plays, and lamenting over fumbles is exponenti...
  • A Visit to the Blue Point Brewing Company

    Excerpt from my Examiner.com blog,  NY Beer Pairing Examiner.    Read full text of this entry, and a complete list of other entries there. The tasting room at the Blue Point Brewery is like a bustling neighborhood bar, one with Blue Point's selection of beers on tap.  Their...
  • Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.

    Excerpt from my Examiner.com blog,  NY Beer Pairing Examiner.    Read full text of this entry, and a complete list of other entries there. The Greenport Harbor Brewing Company recently opened its doors in downtown Greenport.  Located on Carpenter Street (behind the Chase Bank,) ...
  • Beat the heat with a salad and Watermelon Wheat

    Excerpt from my Examiner.com blog,  NY Beer Pairing Examiner.    Read full text of this entry, and a complete list of other entries there. Watermelon is a perplexing addition to wheat beer, but California's 21st Amendment Brewery makes it work surprisingly well.  21st Amend...
  • Six Point Tasting at the Blind Tiger

    Excerpt from my Examiner.com blog,  NY Beer Pairing Examiner.    Read full text of this entry, and a complete list of other entries there. The Blind Tiger Ale House gets beer pairings right.  Sometimes spectacularly so.  A varied selection of great beer, paired with thought...
  • Food Pairings for the Beer Summit

    Excerpt from my Examiner.com blog,  NY Beer Pairing Examiner.    Read full text of this entry, and a complete list of other entries there. A Beer Summit is a great idea.  Cooling tempers and finding common ground over a few cold ones?  It's brilliant.  (As a New Y...
  • Ithaca Beer Tasting at Bar Great Harry

    Excerpt from my Examiner.com blog,  NY Beer Pairing Examiner.    Read full text of this entry, and a complete list of other entries there. Ithaca Brewing Company Beer Tasting Bar Great Harry 280 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY Tuesday, July 28 If you get a chance to go to a beer ta...
  • Pairing Beer With Greek Food

    Excerpt from my Examiner.com blog,  NY Beer Pairing Examiner.    Read full text of this entry, and a complete list of other entries there.  Keep a few bottles of Brooklyn Summer Ale on hand year round, to pair with Greek food.  It pairs beautifully with anything from grille...
  • Delicious Beer Cocktails Paired With Fantastic Food at Mayahuel

    Excerpt from my Examiner.com blog,  NY Beer Pairing Examiner.    Read full text of this entry, and a complete list of other entries there.  Almost hidden in the middle of the block on East 6th Street, Mayahuel has taken Mexican and Latinoamerican flavors to an innovative, wonder...