Month / January 2015

This piece is a look at the place that beverage alcohol has, or should have, in the healthy, well-adjusted human being. The major sources of a great deal of the misinformation are well meaning folks determined to promote a particular lifestyle. North America in particular has had, with the exception of the major urban cities […]

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“Ask and ye shall receive.” The following responses were received by BeerBasics.com regarding the posting of the above illustration, and a semi-understanding of physics. Thanks to the brewers who answered and to those with a working knowledge of the laws of thermodynamics. Lemcke Keith            Jan 21 (2 days ago)                 Its common. Beer can be stored […]

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Arizona Craft Brewers Guild Giving Away Wedding to Lucky Couple   PHOENIX, Ariz.- Do you like spontaneity? Are you a craft beer lover? Do you want to get married by a Brewer at Strong Beer Festival? Would you like a free wedding? If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, The Arizona Craft Brewers […]

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The following is the accepted definition of “Lagering”(see footnotes and sitations). “Lagering is a form of beer maturation on the yeast that usually lasts for several weeks, if not months, at or near-freezing temperatures…” (1) “The process of aging a beer at cool temperatures (35F-50F or 2C-10C) for several weeks or months… During the slow […]

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HEADLINES… The Boston Herald claims that 2015 May Be A Big Year For Beer News from our northern neighbor… Saskatchewan microbreweries call for revised liquor laws FROM THE WEB… Handmade in India The Hindu   The microbreweries are not only brewing handcrafted beers but also advise customers on pairing food with them at the Biere […]

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