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  • U.S. Brewery Count Passes 2,000

    2000 BREWERIES, 2001, 2002, 2003 . . .   A running joke during the Craft Brewers Conference last month in San Diego was that every time somebody stood up two more nanobreweries began operations. Sure enough, when the Brewers Association staff returned to Boulder after the conference it found ...
  • KajII's: Top 20 Craft Beer's of 2011 (Top 10)

    Now we are down to the nitty gritty. Picking the Top 10 beers on my list. No easy feat let me assure you, but again I have come through. Not all may agree with my choices but that's what Craft Beer is all about. Just keep sampling and remember everyone's tastes are different. Hope you have a ha...
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  • KajII's:Top 20 Craft Beer's of 2011 (20-11)

    2011 has been a great year for beer, but picking the top 20 is a little hard to say the least. I drank quite a few beers this year some good, some not so good and some just blew my taste buds away. But there where also a whole bunch that really were good, even though I was not really into that style...
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  • Mother Earth Brewing Company "Endless River Kölsch"

    I guess this is the way y'all do it on here now, blog your reviews. I can get into that, I love to talk and express my opinion as you all probably already know.   I tried this one the other day and though not too much into Kölsch’s, I do enjoy something different from time to time....
  • Lagunitas Brewing Co. "A Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ Ale"

    I have been tasting a few really good IPA's lately, which is rather surprising being I was never one that really liked IPA's. But one thing about BEER is that your taste buds are constantly changing and one can acquire tastes for beer, which in the past never would have been consumed. You only have ...
  • 14 Household Uses For Beer

    FROM PEST CONTROL TO CLEANING, YOU CAN PUT YOUR LEFTOVER BEER TO WORK.     Most of us don't usually think of beer as an earth-friendly alternative to improving our gardens and lawns or dealing with a host of pests. However, if you can bring yourself to part ways with your favorite b...
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  • The importance of serving beer in glasses

    It has been observantly stated that we drink with our eyes. Thus, the presentation of the beer in the glass in terms of its foam head, clarity/brilliance and colour is very important.   In terms of flavour, the foam head is critical. Beyond foams tactile perception on the upper lip and in t...
  • Beer Is Good For You - Beer vs Wine

    While red wine is often touted as the heart-healthy libation, more evidence is showing beer has a great deal of nutrition and health-promoting qualities as well, according to an article published in the Winter 2011 issue of the American Dietetic Association’s member publication, ADA Times. &n...
  • International IPA Day

      Greetings Craft beer drinkers! Welcome to international IPA Day, the worlds largest celbration of beer.   International IPA Day is a grassroots movement created to unite the voices of craft beer enthusiasts, bloggers, and brewers worldwide, using socila media as the common arena for...
  • Some Surprising Dark Beer Facts

    New medical research touts the benefits of dark beers   1. From 2002-2003, medical researcher John D. Folts, PhD and his research team fed dark and light beer to dogs that had narrowed cardiac arteries, similar to the narrowed arteries observed in people with heart disease. When compared to t...
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