Beers

The Truth About Light Beers

By Larry Austeen -  Many people like to drink light beers because they really believe that they can get some “health benefits” by drinking a beer with lower level of calories. Some people even drink light beers because they like the flavor and lightness. It’s worth to look at how some light beers are made. A lot of breweries add enzymes, generally resulting from fungi to
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Fat Head Hunter IPA

Ohio-based Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon presents one of the most  memorable IPAs we have had the pleasure of tasting. Truly with a west coast spin Fat Head Hunter IPA presents a perfect copper color with good clarity. After pouring, the beer settles with a solid foamy white head.  Immediately the strong tropical aroma can easily be inhaled with hints of pineapple, grapefruit, mango, lime,
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UFO Hefeweizen

Massachusettes –based Harppon Brewery’s UFO Hefeweizen is an American unfiltered wheat beer. This  beer pours a hazy, golden with a white ad that lingers, leaving a nice lace behind.  UFO Hefeweizen settles with an aroma of citrus and grass with a hint of banana. The flavor is like a nicely hopped lemon malt-bread but not too much lemon or much sweetness, thankfully. UFO has a clean finish
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Stone Coffee Milk Stout

Here is a delicious milk coffee stout from Escondido, CA-based Stone Brewing Co. This ale pours a rick black from the bottle with a beautiful tan head that settles to a thin tan pool with little to no lacing. Prepare for a burst of aromas that bring together chocolate, coffee, toffee and roasted grains. The taste is a great extension of the aroma, providing smokey roast and dark malt taste
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Billy’s Buddy Beer Can Covers

  Want to mask your beer can and take it on-the-go? Billy’s Buddy  Beer Can allows you to take that beer easily on-the-go in any public setting – “fishing, camping, mother-in-laws house, AA meetings, Sunday school.”
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Poll Shows Beer Is Americans’ Adult Beverage of Choice This Year

By Lydia Saad (Gallup Inc.) As they have for most of the past two decades, Americans who drink alcohol choose beer over wine and liquor as the type of alcohol they imbibe most often. This year, 41% of U.S. drinkers report they typically drink beer; 31% name wine and 23% name liquor. At 41%, Americans’ current preference for beer is among the highest Gallup has recorded since beer
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Three Floyd’s Zombie Dust

By Brent Watters - Around the handcrafted beer circles there’s been great expectations and talk about Indiana-based Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brew Pub’s Zombie Dust. Is it as outrageous and  worth the hype being given to it? Absolutely. This is an intense, robust,  hopped up brew that pours with a thick head and a strong bronze color. Medium bodied, a solid bitterness initially
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I Can See Clearly Now – The History of the Beer Glass

It is well known that beer has been with mankind for a long time. As beer itself changed, expanded, and improved, so did the way in which we actually got the beer to our mouths. The earlier vessels man used for drinking included earthenware, pottery, carved out wood, and even sewn-together pieces of leather. As time went on, man saw small improvements in the quality of their beer glasses.
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Blue Moon Belgian-Style White

by Stefan Scott – While often-maligned, the Blue Moon White is actually a decent & drinkable offering that is readily available and nice on a summer’s evening. A product of Colorado-based Coors Brewing Company, this brew is non-filtered but pours a nice opaque-cloudy yellow with a fluffy head that holds onto some spice aroma as well as citrus. The flavor is clean and fresh, leaning
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Opa-Opa IPA

by Stefan Scott - Maybe it won’t win any IPA prizes or extreme beerfests, but Massachusetts based-OPA-OPA Steakhuse & Brewry’s IPA is one damned good IPA in the Anglo-New Anglo tradition, not so much the Wrong Coast style (which I like as well). The quality in question is malt. This is a maltier than typical IPA offering. Also, the water quality seems excellent, which adds to
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