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Franconia Brewing Co. Capitalizes on Dallas' Cold Weather to Create Eisbock Beer

16 hours ago, owner Dennis Wehrmann posted this little note on Franconia Brewing Co.’s Facebook page:<p>So we decided today due to the cold weather to …

Designing Beer with Ray Daniels

0 comments<p>This week I’m pleased to have Ray Daniels, the author of “Designing Great Beer” as well as the founder of the Cicerone program join me as a …

Beer Brewing Byproduct Makes Bricks Insulate Better

Beer and brick have both been essential to humanity for thousands of years, dual pillars that helped us build the societies we know today. Now, …

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Run Your Own Craft Brewery in Brew Crafters Board Game

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>Dice Hate Me Games already has a reputation for fun, richly thematic games with a focus on real world occupations and …

Hack Your Stove in the Name of Homebrewing

[Tim] is a homebrewer. Temperature profiling during the mashing process is apparently even more critical than the temperature curve of a solder …

Beer cans are finally getting the creative designs they deserve

While canned beer has long outsold bottled beer, cans have traditionally been considered downmarket. But aluminum packaging rose in stature in the early aughts when it was embraced by a new class of US craft breweries. Even bigger brands have caught on, pushing innovative designs that would be …

Beer-infused cigars make dreams come true

Ever wanted to smoke your beer and drink it too? Sam Adams is partnering with Ted’s Cigars to create a sweet and spicy beer infused cigar.<p>“Aficionados of both cigars and beer know that subtle flavors and delicate touches can elevate the drinking or smoking experience tenfold,” announced Ted …

Halloween Candy and Beer: 5 Spookily Perfect Pairings

If you can’t keep your hands out of the candy bowl, go full tilt by pairing classic Halloween candies with the perfect craft beers.<p>Everyone knows a fun-size Snickers bar is pretty damn perfect on its own. But like so many things, it tastes 5,000 times better with beer. If you can’t keep your hands …

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Wood Coaster Tutorial

When you are married to a wood-aholic, it's just a matter of time that you find your coasters replaced by wood coasters...from a log.<p>Fortunately, for …

Tenuta Mora Bassa – Wine Label Illusteations by Riccardo Guasco

Illustrations for Wine Labels.<p>Riccardo Guasco is an Italian cartoonist, illustrator, and painter based in Alessandria. His artworks are inspired by …

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9 Reasons Why Beer Is Even Better Than You Thought

Happy National Beer Day!<p>In honor of this great and extremely important holiday, we've decided to round up all the reasons why you should love this awesome drink. It turns out that beer has many uses you may have never known of before. Did you know that in many places in Europe people use it to …

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 …

The world's only carbon-negative power source (pictures)

Its PowerPallet systems come in 10- and 20-kilowatt configurations and produce a fuel using a process called gasification that will work in most engines by feeding in dense biomass. The company says that its system can produce power for about $1.50 per watt, and is being used in many developing …

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 …

The 11 Best Growlers (and Accessories) for Draft Beer

Growlers are more than just dark glass jugs. Here are the coolest we could find, from hand-glazed ceramic to stainless steel, plus essential accessories<p>Once upon a time, you either bought beer in a six-pack or drank it by the pint at a bar. Then, in 1989, the Otto Brothers Brewing Company …

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This Glass Lets You Drink Two Different Beers at the Same Time

<b>In a move part Escher, part why-didn't-we-think-of-that, comes the Dual Beer Glass</b>. Crafted by Matthew Cummings of The Pretentious Beer Glass Company (gotta love the honesty), the cylindrical beer glass houses two separate chambers that meet at the lip. This clever design allows amateur bartenders …

6 Trends We Noticed at the Craft Brewers Conference

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Thousands of beer industry folks convene in a different US city every year for the Craft Brewers Conference. It's an actual industry conference and trade show, not a festival, though there is a fair amount of beer …

6 Healthy Beers You Must Try

The best brews pack more than a heady buzz—they improve your health, too<p>Beer makes you feel good. You knew that. But you don't realize just how good. Recent research has revealed bioactive compounds in beer that battle cancer, boost your metabolism, and more. And these benefits come on top of the …

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Craft Beers Say Hello Cans, Goodbye Bottles: An Aluminum Revolution

Early this summer the Boston Beer Company, parent of the venerable Sam Adams brand, will do something they have never done in this country in their 29 years of existence: sell beer in a can.<p>While there were other small brewers and brewpubs, Sam Adams was hugely responsible for jump starting the …

How to Decipher the Beer List at Your Local Craft Beer Bar

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>It's happened to the best of us. You fancy yourself to be pretty well-versed in all things ale and lager, but suddenly, you find yourself reading through the extensive menu at an ambitious new beer joint and you feel …

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 …

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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 …

Auto-Brewery Syndrome: Apparently, You Can Make Beer In Your Gut

This medical case may give a whole new meaning to the phrase "beer gut."<p>A 61-year-old man — with a history of home-brewing — stumbled into a Texas emergency room complaining of dizziness. Nurses ran a Breathalyzer test. And sure enough, the man's blood alcohol concentration was a whopping 0.37 …

7 Best Products Made With Beer

More by Amanda<p>Beer! It’s not just a delicious, mind-numbing intoxicant. It’s also full of wonderful properties that can enhance everything from your …

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Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

The guide: Beer glassware

<b>The case for specialized beer glassware, and the 10 stems you need in your beer arsenal.</b><p><i>by Charlene Oldham</i><p>Some of the most humble brewpubs in Belgium …

Plan Your Fall Meals Around Pumpkin Beer

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Pumpkin beers are simultaneously the most beloved and most reviled concoctions in the pantheon of seasonal brews. Folks either love 'em or hate 'em, and they do both with a passion. Witness this response to an internet …

5 Brewing Terms Every Beer Drinker Should Know

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Wading into the waters of beer geekery can be a bit more confusing than you might expect. Whether it's the lady in the Three Floyds shirt at the bar outlining the benefits of Triskel over Strisselspalt, or the bearded …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …