Month / November 2010

Fresh & Honest Food from the farms of New England in the kitchen of Henrietta’s Table. By Peter Davis This last March I had a chance to chat by phone with Chef Davis about beer and how he uses it at Henrietta’s Table in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As a published author I can appreciate a chance […]

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Left to right: Dogfish Head Master Brewer Floris Delee, Dr. Patrick Mc Govern and Sam Calagione Last night, at the Discovery Times Square King Tut Exhibition, Sam Calagione had a first taste of “ta henket” brew. “ta henket” is based on a recipe deduced from an investigation of beer and brewing in Egypt, over 6,000 […]

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The above illustration is a picture of an as close to the perfect deep fried frenched potato. You, and spell-check, noticed the obvious mistake in the preceding sentence didn’t you? Sorry folks… what you call French fries did not come from France in the first place. (They are a specialty of the Belgian cuisine.) When […]

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Exactly what is a good beer worth? It’s worth what people are willing to pay. At the end of September New York City celebrated craft beer week. At least 200 bars pubs taverns and restaurants were involved. There were also at least a dozen special events scheduled that involved everything from cask beer to brewery […]

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Imported beers on the other hand offer an entirely different type of lifestyle enhancement. First off, there is the assumption that if the beer has been imported especially a great distance it must be something special or it wouldn’t have been worth all the cost and effort. It is assumed that the additional cost of […]

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At the opposite end of the beer spectrum from mass-produced light golden colored pilsners style lager beer can be found a category of beers called “craft beers”. And if you think NASCAR fans exhibit a high degree of brand identification it will almost boggle your imagination to experience the brand identification of the beer geek. […]

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More than three quarters of the beer sold in this world is mass-produced light golden colored Pilsner style lager beer. The greatest percentage of this beer is produced and sold as a “popular priced” product. In some parts of the United States is called “yellow beer”. In some parts of Canada it is called “Farmer […]

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