A New Kind of Nightcap

December 18, 2015
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Beer & Food

Co-written by Steve Hawk

Forget brandy, bourbon or fancy cream based liqueurs… after all, there’s nothing a beer drinker likes better than drinking beer. A proper nightcap only needs to be warming, perhaps with a little heat sensation at the back of the throat. And if that libation happens to...

Happy 20th Anniversary Sly Fox

December 18, 2015
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Brewer Highlight

The air was perfumed with the aroma of freshly-baked pizza and there wasn’t an empty seat at the bar to be had. Young families with children and grandparents in tow migrated from the front door to the restaurant’s long wooden tables. In other words it was a typical, busy Friday...

How Do Ya Like Them Apples?

November 3, 2015
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Drink all the delicious hard cider you like, but bite into an apple grown specifically to make the beverage, and you are likely to grimace. While wine grapes are sugary sweet, cider apples are anything but. Surprisingly, crushing the fruit brings out a tart, dry sweetness – just what you...

Ain't Nothin' To Funk With

November 2, 2015
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Everyone went crazy for Walker, Dock Street’s beer made with roasted goat brains, released to coincide with the premiere of The Walking Dead. Now, social media is buzzing about their newest project, focused specifically on the fun side of the little microorganisms that produce the alcohol in beer… yeast.

At...

Craft Beer Finds a New Mate: Asian Food

September 25, 2015
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By Danya Henninger

Not so long ago, if you asked the average American what went best with beer, you’d get a staple set of answers: hot dogs, pizza, wings. Then, over the past decade, beer landed a spot at the high-end table. Chefs everywhere from elegant restaurants to hip gastropubs...

Feel the Oompah! Oktoberfest Beers for Your Consideration

September 25, 2015
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Once again, it’s time for Oktoberfest, when pretzels and uber-sized servings of beer are consumed in the pursuit of camaraderie and pure fun. And we’re all for it.

But once the celebrations begin, you might not be too focused on what is actually in your beer stein. Pre-plan your check...

Brewing Milestones: Four Craft Breweries Celebrate Twenty Years of “Drinking” History

September 25, 2015
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In 1995, eBay went live. That very same year, Buzz Lightyear and Woody came to life in the hit movie Toy Story. With much less fanfare, four craft breweries opened for business. If you can stand another cinematic reference, opening a craft brewery in that era was considered “Risky Business”....

Why Craft Beer Costs More and Why It’s Worth It

August 28, 2015
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Beer & Food

The old expression, “champagne taste on a beer budget” implies that beer is a low class or inferior beverage. That’s just not true. Craft beer, as the name suggests, is an artisanal product in every sense of the word. And just like gourmet food, people are willing to pay more...

John Geist of The Boston Beer Co. Brings New Drinkers to Craft Beer

August 27, 2015
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Brewer Highlight

More than thirty years ago, the Boston Beer Company fired some of the first shots in the craft beer revolution when founder Jim Koch began hand-selling his Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

For the last 17 years John Geist, the company’s Vice President of Sales, has been one of Koch’s most...

Jamie Queli of Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Co.

August 27, 2015
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Brewer Highlight

Beer enthusiast and New Jersey native, Jamie Queli who once brewed beer as a hobby, opened Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Co. in 2014. At just 31 years of age, she is the 2nd youngest female brewery owner in the U.S.! However the modest Queli says, “That’s a title that cannot...

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