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[22 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
using found Citra Hops at Elizabeth Street Brewing

we were invited to spend the evening with our friends from Widmer Brewing at the Explore Your Craft night held in San Francisco. every table had grain and hops samples. at the end of the night we took all we could. the plan was to brew beer with it. and we did!

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[19 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Factory Beer Tastes the Same

you can taste the difference between all four of these beers. they aren’t very good when you compare this beers to craft beer. in the right context any of these beers could be refreshing. if you do your homework you may come to a similar conclusion.

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[2 Aug 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
IPA Day Fold-a-Book

before you head out for IPA Day download and “fold a book” containing information about India Pale Ale. it’s easy to make. all you need is a printer and some scissors. there is no glueing, taping or stapling required

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[31 Jul 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
IPA Day

Thursday. August 4th is IPA Day. the idea is for you to introduce your friends to a craft made IPA. which is a fine thing to do. but there are some things you might want to consider before you take the advice on what to introduce to your pals. just remember if they just can’t take the big boldness of IPA order them something else tasty

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[20 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]
attend a Beer and Food pairing event

Beer with food pairing dinners are a great way to learn a lot about beer in an evening. usually these events are structured in a way that will leave you happy and full. if you’ve never been to one of these events here’s some things you can expect.

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[9 May 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
American Craft Beer Week

For the first time in its six year history, American Craft Beer Week will see official events hosted in all 50 states, making it the largest-ever celebration of U.S. craft brewers. From May 16-22,  new beer lovers and seasoned enthusiasts will raise glasses of their favorite IPA, amber, stout—or anything in-between—to honor the more than 1,700 small and independent craft brewers responsible for the vibrant American craft beer scene.

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[2 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
National Home Brew Day 2011

there is no better way to learn about brewing beer then to brew beer with people that know how to brew. every brewer that we know is more than happy to have you come over to watch, stir the mash, clean the kettle or man the grill. be sure to bring your favorite craft beer to share because a brew day is a long day.