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“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.” Abraham Lincoln.

Sadly, Chief of Liquor Enforcement Eddie Edwards is not bringing the people of New Hampshire their beer. Flying Dog's Raging Bitch

Flying Dog Brewery celebrated its 20th Anniversary a few months early on September 25th 2009 (the brewery turns 20 this year). The brewery introduced the new Raging Bitch Belgian-style India Pale Ale at the Flying dog Brats And Gonzo party in Denver that day as part of the Great American Beer Festival.

Published in The Beer Goddess Blog
Sunday, 31 January 2010 14:37

Stone Newsletter

Love Stone Brewery beers? Want to have the latest Stone news, information on dinners and homebrewing classes?

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Wednesday, 20 January 2010 07:02

Stouts & Porters for Women by Stone

Avery New World Porter & Alaskan Smoked PorterSomeone once said, "If beer and women aren't the answer, then you're asking the wrong questions."

Stone Brewery is proving, yet again, that they are in the forefront of the craft beer industry.  The third installment of their ‘Women Only’ beer classes - held at the brewery – featured eight stouts and porters and about 40 beer loving women of all ages.  

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Thursday, 14 January 2010 16:00

Top Ten Beers of 2009

Every year breweries around the world compete in a sundry of beer festivals and competitions. Rounds of tasting win loyal customers and make every competition that much more challenging to pick the best beer.  The Brewers Association announced that the U.S. has 1525 breweries and brewpubs, July 31, 2009.  Thankfully, that’s a lot of beer.

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Sunday, 10 January 2010 06:41

Good beer comes to those who wait

Lambic, barley wineThe image of a fresh, ice cold, frosted glass full of light beer has been imprinted into our mindset with just as much force as, well, millions of dollars of beer advertisers can shove down our collective throats.  The very concept of deliberately aging a beer contradicts everything we see and hear in most beer advertisements.  Such fizzy, yellowish lagers will indeed suffer with a few months of age.  The most common, mass-market beers such as Budweiser, Heineken, Stella Artois and Corona, are designed to be drunk as soon as they leave the brewery.  

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Thursday, 17 December 2009 11:31

Allagash Spontaneous

One of the first nouveau-Belgian breweries in America has adventurously brewed the first Lambic-style beer traditionally brewed with the use of spontaneous fermentation in a koelschip in the U.S. The beer without a name, but already a reputation, is appropriately called Allagash Spontaneous.

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Monday, 30 November 2009 10:02

Sam Adams Longshot Variety Pack

Sam Adams Variety Pack

Beginning in April, 2010, the LongShot variety six pack will be in stores and will feature an old ale, barleywine and a saison, brewed by homebrewers - not a brewery.

This is an American Homebrewers Association-sanctioned homebrewing competition in which the grand champion winners get to work with Boston beer to scale up their recipes for a commercial release in a commemorative Samuel Adams 6-pack.  Each year, two winners are announced at the Great American Beer Festival, along with a winner from a separate Samuel Adams employees' competition.

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Monday, 16 November 2009 14:42

The Art of the Craft Beer

The Beer Goddess spoke with four influential people in the California craft brewing industry.  These three breweries - like many others - take the art of their labels very, very seriously. 

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Monday, 16 November 2009 14:42

The Art of the Craft Beer

The Beer Goddess spoke with four influential people in the California craft brewing industry.  These three breweries - like many others - take the art of their labels very, very seriously. 

Published in The Beer Goddess Blog
Sunday, 15 November 2009 08:00

Hollywood Brewfest

It coulda been a contender.  With the great space, relatively convenient location (this is LA, after all, where nothing is REALLY convenient), and good variety of beers on tap, the Hollywood Brewfest had potential. 

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