Not surprisingly, many craft beer lovers are also homebrewers, and I am no exception. Conversely, nearly every home brewer is a craft beer lover… or else why would they do it? The logical progression is to go from being a lover of beer to being a brewer of beer as well. After all, why would [...]
Archive for January, 2010
Okay kids, grab your taste buds and your Walt Whitman. Carpe Diem!
As you have been learning in our educational series, there are four primary ingredients to beer: Water, Barley, Yeast, and Hops. It is my pleasure – and honor – to talk to you about my favorite ingredient: the hop.
Every day on the road I see the same billboard. “The World’s Lightest Beer”. As if that is something to be proud of. Joe McPhee discussed the one-upsmanship going on in the beer world (lightest beer notwithstanding) such as highest ABV (which has now reached ridiculous levels), most expensive (for the record, I [...]