Monthly Archives: October 2010

What’s Your Favorite Winter Beer?

As November approaches, I’m noticing more and more winter seasonal beers showing up in stores around town.  While darker, high alcohol beers tend to dominate the shelves during the holidays, there is a lot of variety on what’s available. There are hundreds of lists out there on the web on what the best winter beers are. Instead of creating another …

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A Quick History Of Home Brewing


Note: This is a guest post from Tom Holmes. Home brewing alcohol was popular among the Chinese, Egyptians and Mesopotamians. These recipes they had were eventually shared with the Greeks and Romans. It was the Sumerians, however, that first wrote these recipes and instructions down. They would also sing a recipe to the beer goddess Ninkasi because very few Sumerians …

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Ninkasi Sleigh’r Dark Doüble Alt Ale Review

Merry Christmas to all and to all a…. WTF it’s October.  Well, if it means drinking beer, I’ll celebrate Christmas a few months early. I was checking out the beer selection at the grocery store last week and came across a winter seasonal beer from Ninkasi (one of my favorite breweries I’ve been turned onto), with a picture of Santa …

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Las Vegas Craft Beer Suggestions

This time next week I’m going to be in Las Vegas for a few days for Blog World. Basically if you haven’t heard of it, Blog World is a conference for bloggers and new media related businesses. This will be my first time at the conference, and I’m hoping to make some good connections and learn some new things to …

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What’s In My Beer?

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by Maria Rainier, a freelance writer and blog junkie. She is currently a resident blogger at First in Education performing research surrounding online universities and their various program offerings. In her spare time, she enjoys square-foot gardening, swimming, and avoiding her laptop. I’d like to say that I went on a pub …

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