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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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Samuel Adams Winter Lager

by Stefan Scott - A lovely seasonal offering from the Boston Beer Brewing Company. This beer is readily available on draught, which is a grand thing. A clear dark amber pour with a fluffy but not bubbly off-white/beige-yellow head with nice lace retention throughout. The aroma offers a spiced caramel malt as does the taste, although with a fine & not overwhelmingly nice hop floral
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‘Tis the Season for Pumpkin Beer!

 by Kevin Gibson - References to pumpkin beer date back to the 1600s, but as it grew more popular – particularly in the new world – heading into the 1800s, it wasn’t thought of as the seasonal treat beer drinkers know today. Instead, pumpkin beer came about for two key reasons: A shortage of malts, and because pumpkin beer was believed to be a healthful beverage. While European malts weren’t
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Stowaway IPA

Maine-based Baxter Brewing Co.’s Stowaway IPA is very good, bold IPA that is considerably hoppy yet refreshing, crisp and easy to drink. Created with five different types of hops, Stowaway IPA is a dark orange  presentation with a nice head and an aroma of citrus , and grapefruit. Full bodied, the initial taste is very pleasing with a nutty, malty sweetness and some notes of passion fruit and
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