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How to Have a Non-Destructive Workflow In Photoshop

As you might know by now, Lightroom provides a completely non-destructive editing of your photographs. Photoshop, on the other hand, if not used …

Hops trellis at sunset. Truly a beautiful sight.

In a few short months this little hop cone will be ready for brewing. #vsco #vscogram #brewing

The Perfect Beer Foam

Many beer aficionados consider the perfect pour to be a science. Selecting the proper glass, tilting it at the perfect angle, determining how quickly to allow the brew to flow from the bottle—to us, the process sounds like a fun experiment with the lure of delicious beer at the end.<p>But this is no …

Is craft beer really a good business bet?

The craft beer business is booming, but one of the nation's biggest alcoholic beverage companies has no plans to get in on the action.<p>Rob Sands, chief executive of beer and wine distributor Constellation Brands (STZ), is not interested in buying up any of the nearly 2,500 craft breweries that have …

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 …

Delusional in Denver: Pete Coors and Craft Beer

There are some things about the craft beer movement that seem to be completely lost on the kings of macro. Pete Coors, the 67-year-old head of …

Basic Water Chemistry for Brewing

Most brewers have probably had the experience - perhaps more often than we'd like to admit - of designing a beer recipe, then spending hours, days, …

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

<b>Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.</b> was established in 1979 by homebrewers Ken Grossman and Paul Camusi in Chico, California, United States.[1] Sierra Nevada …

Trellis Construction

The method you use to construct your trellis is obviously based on how you plan your hop garden layout. I was at an obvious advantage when …

Beer Travel

Very few things are better after a long hike than a well-made craft beer. Writer Kristen Kuchar guides you to craft breweries along five of America’s …

Daughter of founder plans to restart landmark New Albion Brewing Company

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | August 24, 2013<p>An iconic Sonoma County brand name is returning to store shelves thanks to a daughter who wants to carry on her …

Home - New Albion Brewing

LIKE DRINKING CRAFT BEER?<br>New Albion Ale Launched the Entire Industry!<br>Support Your Love of MicroBrews<br>– by Drinking New Albion Ale! –<p>A Taste of …

New Albion Brewing Company

The <b>New Albion Brewing Company</b> is known as the first American craft beer brewery. Founded in 1976 by Jack McAuliffe (born 1945) in Sonoma, California, …

Brewery Construction

Beer<br>It is the drink of men who think<br>And feel no fear nor fetter<br>Who do not drink to senseless sink<br>But drink to think the better<br>Anonymous<p>This page …

Why you're probably drinking your beer all wrong

There's a popular bar in my neighborhood that is perfectly passable except for the fact that it serves beer in plastic cups. Not the flimsy red cups …

How To Drink Beer All Night Without Getting Drunk

Jim Koch is a man who knows a thing or twenty about beer- he's the founder of the Boston Beer company, he helped design the Perfect Pint glass and …

New Zealand students rewarded with beer for killing rats

New York rats may occupy restaurants and the occasional subway car, but New Zealand's rats are so invasive that they've taken to "climbing trees and …

The Globalizing Golden Age of Beer

The best side of America's influence on the world, and on itself<p>John Tierney has put up an excellent and informative post today about the state of the American brewing market.<p>Short version: the biggest sellers are still the blandest water-beers (Bud Light as #1, Coors Light as #2); but those big …

The State of American Beer

What's rising, what's fading, and what people are really drinking<p>What's going on in Beer World? Beer lovers of America might be forgiven if their grasp of the current brew-scape feels iffy. Alice herself would be at home in this Wonderland. It's a world in which up is down, little is big, and …

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Experienced craft brewers worry newcomers compromise on quality

If that glass of craft beer you ordered at the neighborhood pub tastes like buttered popcorn, that is not a good thing.<p>Not for the consumer — because …

10 ways to eat (and drink) your beer

Beer is the everyman's drink. We love our sangria and our whiskey sours, but when we're really honest with ourselves, a cold, frosty-bottled beer can …

Craft Brew Alliance CEO: 'Don’t Bash Beer'

Andy Thomas speaks at the Brewbound Session in Boston<p>In a powerful speech, Andy Thomas, the newly-minted CEO of Craft Brew Alliance (CBA), used this …

The American Revolution’s Impact on Society as Seen in Alcohol Production and Consumption in North America

<i>“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” — Benjamin Franklin</i><p>This short essay will show how the principles of the American …