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Entries from October 2010

My Velvet Merkin

October 29th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Last night, I woke up to my husband and brother coming home from partying after the Giants won game 2 of the World Series (GO GIANTS!). I crawled out of bed to do the sleepy, cranky thing (Be quieter! Go hang out in the living room!). Then Joe hugged me in apology and I spotted […]

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Tags: Beer I can't get my hands on · Beerventures

A Day of Artisinal Butchery (and lots of beer)

October 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

If you find yourself near or able to go to the Vacaville area of California tomorrow, there is an exciting event going on. Mike Moore from La Trappe dropped me a line on this one–and wow it is a big event. Lots of good food from some big name chefs and oh, the beer. La […]

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Tags: Beer I can't get my hands on · Beerventures · General

Beer Truck: Ask and you shall recieve

October 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

A beer truck…holy crap. What an idea. I love Portland and I haven’t even been there ever. I must go. Must. As reported by eater.com

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Tags: Around the Web · Beer & Food · Beer I can't get my hands on

Playing with RedLaser iPhone app and beer

October 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

(Either JavaScript is not active or you are using an old version of Adobe Flash Player. Please install the newest Flash Player.) try it out yourself: redlaser The search comes from Google Products – which has UPC search.

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Tags: Beverage Tech

Second Runnings

October 11th, 2010 · Comments Off

Second runnings are when you make a strong, high gravity beer, save the grains, and reuse them a second time to make a lighter, lower alcohol beer. Sort of like how my grandma used to reuse her Lipton teabags. The second running of a beer is often called a “small beer”, which just means a lower alcohol beer. Small beers […]

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Tags: General