Monthly Archives: November 2011

Holiday Beer Lovers Gift Guide

While everyone handles gift giving differently, there are always those people who might be a little difficult to shop for. If you’re like me, the last minute gift buying frenzy can stress you out. To help those of you out shopping for the beer lovers in your life, I’ve created the 2011 holiday beer lovers gift guide below. Last year …

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Thanksgiving Beer Roundup

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in The U.S. which means a whole nation stuffing their faces with some great food. Along with the turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and the rest of the usual food, many people pair wine with their holiday dinner. While I really enjoy wine, a nicely paired beer is definitely my preferred beverage of choice (both while stuffing my …

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Redhook Blueline Series: Extra Special Birthday Review

This year marks the 30th birthday of Redhook, and if you’re like me, you probably missed their birthday party which featured a performance by Devo. While there is still one more month left in 2011, you can still celebrate with them (Redhook, not Devo…) with their special Blueline Series release, Extra Special Birthday beer. They sent me a 22oz bottle …

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Spiegelau Beer Classics Glasses – I’m In Love!

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Part of getting the most out of craft beer it to make sure you have the basics covered such as serving it at the correct temperature, cellering it or drinking it fresh depending on the style, and serving it in the proper glass. I’ve been to many restaurants that have no clue how to serve beer correctly. From Russian Imperial …

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Great Beer Labels

Spurred by the explosion of the mirco-brewing phenomena, home-brewing and home-brewers are enjoying a renaissance. According to the American Homebrewers Association, hundreds of thousands of enterprising sudsmen are spending hundreds of hours each year tinkering with carboys, brew pots, and wort chillers. Home-brewing is a race of sorts, a competition to win one’s own tongue. There’s no official winner and …

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Employees Create Beer Vending Machine

I’ve read articles about cool places to work such as Google where they have free massages and sushi lunches, Facebook which provides free laundry and daycare services, or Clif Bar which has a 40 foot rock wall and fitness center. Add to the list of cool places to work Arnold Worldwide, a Boston-based advertising agency. Instead of being content with …

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New Belgium Releases Snow Day

New Belgium Brewing declares a snow day for everyone! This joyful phrase conjures universal meaning: forget work and enjoy.  Snow Day Ale replaces 2ºBelow as New Belgium’s winter seasonal, bringing warmth and relaxation to cold winter days. Snow Day carries the subtle chocolate and caramel flavors of the newly developed Midnight Wheat malt. Pleasantly hoppy, the Styrian Golding, Centennial and Cascade …

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