Glass of Beer

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June 14, 2019

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How "wild" is your beer?

One of the best breweries I know is so obscure and out-of-the-way that most people living an hour and a quarter away, in Portland, don’t even know it exists. It’s named Solera, appropriately, after an equally obscure technique of nurturing wild ales.

June 14, 2019

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A Change Is Gonna Come

Texas is on the verge of allowing breweries to sell to-go packaged beer, and many other states are beginning to repeal their archaic three-tier laws as well.

June 14, 2019

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Dosing Homebrew With Marijuana Tinctures

The perfect THC-infused craft beer includes our favorite dank marijuana aromas, gets us moderately high after one or two beers, and doesn’t have that chlorophyll (plant-y) flavor that dominates and overpowers the taste of a good beer.

June 14, 2019

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The Impact Wheat Malt Protein Content Has On New England IPA

When New England IPA first hit the scene a few years ago, assumptions abounded as to the source of its characteristic haziness. Many early detractors of the style believed the haze was caused by suspended yeast, indicating poor brewing practices, while others claimed it was due to things like biotransformation from adding dry hops at high kräusen or the inclusion of a large proportion of non-barley grains in the grist. Having been accepted by the masses as a legit style, a lot has been learned about NEIPA, but the haze continues to baffle many.

June 14, 2019

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Colonial Army Rations: Beer Every Day! - Spruce Beer In Early America

Spruce Beer has this incredibly rich history, its not only yummy but its important as a health property. Its so important that its a part of the military rations.

June 14, 2019