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Stone moving forward with more revamped recipes

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Ruination isn't the only thing getting a do-over at Stone. While hoppier than most beers of its kind, the original Stone Pale Ale possessed the type of copper-toned, caramely malt body associated with traditional Bri...

First Beer of the Weekend – 4/24/2015

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Another southern California nectar this week.  Stone Cali-Belgique Belgian IPA.  Pours a bronzy-orange with little to no head like a proper IPA. Good IPA pour. You get a treat.  The lacing is razor thin and almost per...

First Beer of the Weekend – 4/17/2015

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Shutting down the work week with this glorious nectar.  The deep orange pour immediately tells you that this ain't your grandpa's IPA.  This is fresh and interesting.  There is an amazing note of sweet grapefruit and ...

How Evil Twin came up with their beer brand names

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The brewer gives the low-down to Thrillist.  This one was my favorite: Even More Jesus actually came from a lost in translation thing, with me being from Denmark. I was discussing something about prices with a bus...

Ben & Jerry are making a beer? What?!

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No I'm not kidding. Yes, that Ben & Jerry.  The ice cream and beer giants continue to finalize plans for the beer, but we know it will be a sweet, cocoa-laced brew available this fall. And according to a relea...

Cask vs. Nitro for creamy malt appreciation

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Matt Canter at Anchor brewing has a great blog post detailing how each method works and what it does for the beer.  Nitrogen-dispensed beers give you a creamy mouthfeel, a smoother quality, and push the hoppy flavors...

RIP Stone Ruination

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If you haven't heard yet--it's going away...sort of. There’s still one more beer that will be exiting production for eternity and, as hard as it is to say good-bye, the time has come. Spring 2015 will see the last-ev...

The full scoop on Westy

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If you don't know about Wesvleteren (one of the most coveted and delicious brands in the world), then this is as good a read as I've found about their full story. The Rule of St Benedict, upon which Trappist life is ...

Amber is the color of your energy (and beer)

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If Iron Maiden and Hanson can have their own beers, why not Omaha rockers 311? The Omaha band has teamed up Rock Brothers in Tampa, Fla., and Nebraska Brewing in Papillion, Neb., bassist Aaron “P Nut” Wills confirmed...

The Once and Future Grain

Added by 9 years ago

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All About Beer has a short piece about the history (and outlook) of a quintessential British barley malt: Marris Otter.  “It seems to have more biscuity, creamy flavors than other varieties, and it doesn’t seem to be...