Archive for July, 2008

Barley Blog, The: Session 18: Happy Anniversary

There used to be a time when my wife and I used to celebrate birthdays and other annual occasions with a nice bottle of Gouden Carolus Carolus D’Or – Grand Cru Of The Emperor. But something odd began to occur shortly after our daughter’s b…

MNBeer – By, for and about Minnesota beer. Dedicated to MN breweries, brewpubs & homebrew: A New Brewpub in Ely

I received a nice note from Andy Sakrison regarding his new project, BoatHouse Brewhouse & Restaurant, a new startup brewpub in Ely, Minnesota. Andy used to work in the brewery at Fitger’s Brewhouse in Duluth. I had heard a bit about the pro…

MNBeer – By, for and about Minnesota beer. Dedicated to MN breweries, brewpubs & homebrew: Surlyfest Update

Here’s the skinny from Surly… unfortunately, I’ll be out of town for a wedding. Fortunately, that wedding is in Duluth. With any luck, I’ll be able to sneak into the Brewhouse sometime that weekend.
– September 6th at the brewe…

The Brew Basement: Getting Up Early For Captain Lawrence Brewing’s Cuvee De Castleton

In quite an unusual move for me, I found myself hopping out of bed fairly early last Saturday morning. I took a quick shower, and then gently shook my wife awake.
She did some grumbling, but eventually she managed to claw her way out of bed. As she s…

CNYBrew.com: Great Show on The Works

So tonight I just finished watching “The Works” on The History Channel and I have to say…I’m impressed. They toured Smuttynose. and an AB Brewery, an AWESOME homebrewer setup, a can collection for the ages, and a marketing firm that works for AB.I …

SevenPack Beer Blog: He’Brew Jewbilation Eleven

Shmaltz just keeps upping the ante with each iteration of their anniversary ale. With this, the eleventh year version, they showed up with 11 types of malt, 11 types of hops, and 11% abv – that’s a lot of 11’s, and it could make for a con…

BrewDog Blog: Brewdog on More 4 News

James interviewed on More 4 news about the controversy surrounding our new 12% beer – Tokyo.

Beer Snob, The : Cigar City Brewing — new brewery and blog

Hello fellow beer snobs. I recently received an email from Joseph Redner over at Cigar City Brewing in Florida. They’re opening a small batch brewery in Tampa and have a blog to document the process. Here’s what the man had to say:
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Year of Beer: #329 Kiuchi – Hitachino Nest Red Rice

This is an Ale brewed with red rice cultured in ancient Japan.This beer has an earth grainy taste, like fresh malt, there is also an unfamiliar sharp aroma. The color is a pale orange with some haze. The head pours thick with moderate retention.Ther…

2beerguys beer blog: Congratulations to Shanti Salon!

Congratulations to Amber, Lori, and the rest of Shanti Salon for being selecting Best of Boston 2008 by Boston Magazine for hair salon on the North Shore. We’re very proud of you! Check them out at www.shantisalon.com