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New Glarus: Berliner Weiss

October 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

Thanks to Jasmine’s brother and his girlfriend, who just came back from a trip to Wisconsin, we now have a few New Glarus beers in the fridge. New Glarus is one of my favorite breweries. Their beers consistently taste great. The vibe and feel of not only their brewery but of their company is one […]

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Happy Belated Sake Day

October 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

I totally missed the boat on this one but yesterday was Nihonshu No Hi  – Sake Day. Every year on October 1st people in Japan and around the world toast a few drinks of sake and smile. The event I missed and didn’t even tell you all about was right here in my hometown of […]

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Great American Beer Festival – Beer Styles

October 1st, 2008 · Comments Off

Found a cool page on the GABF event site. It goes through all the beer style categories that are included in the competition. Should be a good read before the main event  – maybe even on the plane Here is the link – you can download a PDF there too.

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Have a pint of pumpkin

September 29th, 2008 · Comments Off

It is the time of year again where the pumpkin beers come out of hiding and are turned onto the market  – like a batch of pumpkins getting thrown from the back of a truck. It happens pretty much over night and in the end – I try to embrace it. I like most pumpkin […]

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Sunday Night Random Links

September 28th, 2008 · Comments Off

From one of my favorite food sites – The Food Section: “The Japanese manga comic “Kami no Shizuku” (“The drops of the gods”) follows the adventures of Shizuku Kanzaki, an anime oenophile in search of the world’s finest wines.” Japanese “Usuhari” glass – very thin – so thin it helps transfer the flavor of the […]

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