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Better Beer Glass, Better Beer Taste?

It’s official: <b>beer-drinking season has begun</b>. I know, I know—we’re in Portland and beer drinking is a year round activity. It can’t possibly have a …

Beer

Train Your Beer Taste Buds with These Taste-Training Exercises

Citrusy, herbal, nutty, bitter...Great beers have many nuances of flavor and aroma. If you'd like to improve your beer appreciation and discover your …

Flavors

FYI: If A Mosquito Bites Me After I’ve Had A Beer, Can It Get Drunk?

B-b-b-buzzz<p>Shockingly, no major studies have been conducted on this topic. "The implications are, however, profound," says Michael Raupp, an entomologist at the University of Maryland. "Reckless flying, passing out in frosty beer mugs, hitting on crane flies instead of mosquito babes. Frightening!" …

BeerSci: How Beer Gets Its Color

Meet the two chemical reactions that most influence the malt character and color of your brew.<p>Before you read this column, I urge you to pop open a belated birthday beer. Pour that beer into a clear glass (pint or tulip, your choice), hold it up to the light, and take a good look at the color.<p>Two …

The Best Beer Advertising In The World

Right now, it's the "No Bollocks" campaign by Newcastle Brown Ale. It is branding genius.<p>About a year-and-a-half ago, New York City ad agency Droga5 won the Newcastle Brown Ale account.<p>And since then, one of the best campaigns in beer advertising history has been rolled out across all media.<p>The "No …

Bow Ties

The biology behind a beer’s ‘bite’: You’re tasting carbonic acid!

Researchers say the characteristic "bite" that's associated with beer and other carbonated beverages comes from carbonic acid rather than carbon dioxide bubbles. The bubbles add to the appeal of a fizzy drink, but through the sense of touch rather than taste. Philippe Huguen<p>Researchers say the …

Carbon Dioxide

What beer is the perfect pairing for barbecue?

King of the Grill. The Baroness of Barbecue. Sultan of the Smoker. Khaleesi of the Grease-y.<p>If you go by any of these titles, chances are you’ve set the warm-weather cooking bar pretty high in the past. But some well-chosen craft beers can take even the best Labor Day cookout to the next level, …

Craft Beer Makes a Movie

Of the many brews that are sipped and savored in <i>Drinking Buddies</i>, not one is made by Anheuser-Busch – or any other nationally distributed beer. In …

Food Failures: Beer Home Brew

Is your wort too hot? Have wild yeast taken over your brew? Are you experiencing bottle bomb? Home brewing beer is a combination of art and science. Chris Cuzme from 508 GastroBrewery discusses common pitfalls of home brewing and tips to perfect your process.<p>Transcript<p>IRA FLATOW, HOST:<p>This is …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Beer 101: Which beer goes in which glass?

If you've ever been to a bar that focuses on craft beer, you've seen a variety of glassware for the various ales, lagers, Pilsners, Hefeweizens, and IPAs poured from bottles or on tap. These vessels are often the traditional shape of the beer glass in the region where a particular style of brew was …

Vitamin B? Why beer is good for your health

<b>(<strong>upwave.com</strong>) —</b> <b>What it is</b><p>I do likes me a cold one on a hot summer day, and a fall ball game just isn't the same without an ale in my hand. Fear of the great beer belly has kept suds out of the refrigerators and hands of beer enthusiasts all over the land, but is it possible that one …

10 of the Weirdest Beers Ever Brewed

Now that the craft beer revolution is old news, a microbrewery can’t just make better-than-average beer to get noticed. They have to do something …

Beer

Paleo Strawberry Shortcake

Instructions<p>In a mixing bowl, mix together, eggs, lemon, butter, honey and vanilla.<br>• Add in the coconut flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.<br>• Put the …

Dessert