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Diving into the Old Fashioned

August 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

I have been on an old fashioned cocktail ordering kick. We have been in Wisconsin for around a week and have gone to some great old bars and Wisconsinites love an old fashioned, so it is on pretty much every menu. Now what kind of old fashioned you get is a little more complicated. Here […]

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Tags: Non-Beer Beverages · The Basics

Adventures with Hops

April 12th, 2013 · Comments Off

And for your enjoyment today, a guest post: Jake Metzler is a home brewing fanatic who loves to write and share his knowledge with others. When he’s not brewing, you can probably find him rock climbing and/or listening to eighties metal. As a home brewer, I often find myself latching on to the latest trends […]

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Hops: The Basics

February 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Everyone knows the smell of hops–that telltale whiff of weed as you raise a pint to your lips. I also know that hops act as a preservative, mostly from the story of the creation of IPAs. India Pale Ales supposedly became popular with British shipmen because they not only weathered the journey to India well, […]

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