Author / PeterLaFrance

SCHLAFLY 12-PACKS OF 16-OUNCE “HOPPY WHEAT” CAN WHO: Schlafly Beer WHAT: Announces the roll-out of 12-packs of Hoppy Wheat in 16-ounce cans. Hoppy Wheat is an unfiltered wheat beer (5.0%) that uses two distinctly aromatic American hops from Washington’s Yakima River Valley: Challenger for its fruity, floral profile and Mosaic for its earthy notes of […]

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  “The Waterfront Ale House will be under new ownership As of January 1st.” “To all of you that have Joined us over the past 25 years Thank you very much.”     New Year’s Day was not far off when the above notice was posted on the front door of The Waterfront Ale House […]

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The Beachmaster First Imperial IPA for North Coast Who: North Coast Brewing Company, Fort Bragg, CA What: Releasing The Beachmaster Imperial India Pale Ale Vital Statistics STYLE: Imperial India Pale Ale COLOR: Pale Amber ABV: 9% BITTERNESS: 100 IBUs Why: Beachmaster, is dedicated to the great Northern Elephant Seal. This full-bodied winter seasonal is our first ever […]

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TASTING SCHLAFLY RASPBERRY HEFEWEIZEN WEIHENSTEPHAN KRISTALLWEIZEN BOCK BEERBASICS VISITS BGH BEWARE TWENTY FIVE TAPS

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Consulting any search-engine or library of beer-brewing text books and there is almost universal agreement that there are three essential flavor profiles that make up the tactile experience of beer appreciation at its basic. The first is the sweet nutty flavors of the grains. The second is the citric tang or ripe-berry flavors from the […]

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BEER DRINKING 101: FULLERS ESB For your consideration, a video, of just over two minutes in length, on the enjoyment of “beer drinking”. This is not to be confused with “drinking beer”. The former is a reflex reaction and the latter shows an effort at appreciation. Beer Drinking Lesson 101 ###

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The East Coast of the United States of America is recovering from a fairly impressive March snow storm. I offer the following as proof that life, and beer, goes on… ###

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