Month / April 2013

21st Amendment Brewer 563 2nd St, San Francisco, CA (415) 369-0900(415) 369-0900 Ingredients Malted Barley: Pale Malt, Caramel Malt Also: Belgian Light Candi Sugar, Whole Organic Cardamom pods Hop Variety: Magnum Yeast: Saison Yeast Characteristics Style: Saison IBUs: 38 ABV: 6.2% Other Info Availability: Jan./March Release Date: Jan. 07, 2013 The following is the “Tasting Notes” video… N.B. […]

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This venerable Brooklyn Heights watering hole was recently visited by the municipal “food-police” and it is a pickle of a situation… spicy and fresh from the barrel. So you can understand why I grabbed some (Sauerbraten) balls (with Greenport Harbor Otherside I.P.A.) and continued to trust the kitchen with my life.   A Dark Horse […]

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One of the many pleasures of a visit to my daughter and son-in-law in New Hampshire is lunch at the Portsmouth Brewery, a four hour and fifteen minute drive from BeerBasics headquarters in Brooklyn. The beer, the ambiance, the service and the food are all more than worth the trip. On Friday 12 April 2013, […]

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Madison Craft Beer Week – May 3-12, 2013 Madison Craft Beer Week runs from Friday May 3 through Sunday May 12, 2013 and features a wide variety of events highlighting Dane County’s vibrant craft beer culture. The third annual Madison Craft Beer Week hosts more than 100 events celebrating craft beer in and around Madison, […]

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Clipper City Brewing Co. 4615 Hollias Ferry Road Baltimore, MD 21227 410-247-7822410-247-7822  Characteristics   Color:                         Light Gold Style:                          Wheat I.P.A. ABV:                         7.25% Other Info Availability:               April through June According to the folks that sent me this sample of their new brew, “We use a… blend of Czech Saaz, French Strisselspalt, Clypso, […]

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Over the last few weeks I had a chance to revisit Newmarket New Hampshire. While there, one of my favorite things to do is have Sunday morning breakfast at a place called The Lamprey River Tavern. It’s not the only place in town open for breakfast on Sunday. The other popular place is the Big […]

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Taos Mesa Brewing Company Announces Locally-Made Beer in Honor of Rio Grande del Norte National Monument Taos, NM – In honor of the announcement by the White House that President Obama will designate Rio Grande del Norte as a national monument, Taos Mesa Brewing Company is brewing up a celebratory pale ale. The locally-made, hand […]

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This is part three of a series of video visits to the brewpubs of New York State. Thanks to all who posted them on YouTube. I cannot personally vouch for all of them, with the exceptions of those with links to previous postings. I invite you to tell me if you have been to any […]

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This is part two of a series of video visits to the brewpubs of New York State. Thanks to all who posted them on YouTube. I cannot personally vouch for all of them, with the exceptions of those with links to previous postings. I invite you to tell me if you have been to any […]

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This is part one of a series of video visits to the brewpubs of New York State. Thanks to all who posted them on YouTube. I cannot personally vouch for all of them, with the exceptions of those with links to previous postings. I invite you to tell me if you have been to any […]

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