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Friday, 24 June 2011 17:10

My Philly Beer Week 2011

A week in Philly for Philly Beer week simply isn’t enough.

Having just finished its 4th year of all things beer, it’s easy to see how Philly became the city that started the trend. There were so many events, I honestly didn’t know which to choose.

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Thursday, 17 February 2011 09:06

Beer University - Strong Ales

There’s beer…and then there’s BEER.  Beer U will help YOU know and more importantly, enjoy, the difference.
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As the festive holidays arrive, let us not forget one of the most celebrated reasons of family gatherings, to drink. Let us count the ways… mulled wine, spiked eggnog, hot buttered rum….but don’t forget the awesome winter and Christmas ales.  No preparation needed.

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Wednesday, 07 April 2010 07:34

Move Over Luxury Wines

The following brewers don’t necessarily care we’re in a recession.  They just love their beer.  Some have been around for years, while others are newer releases. The following beers are more expensive than our heating bills, a delectable dinner out for eight or perhaps a new computer!  Hale the most expensive beers, in the world!

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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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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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Friday, 14 August 2009 18:02

Craft Beer Arrives in La Mirada

Yes, that’s right, La Mirada.  With a population close to 50,000, neighboring Fullerton and Cerritos, the city name means "The View" in Spanish.  I’ve never gotten off the freeway in La Mirada – not that there’s anything wrong with it – I just never had a reason to.  But now I do. 
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