High Plains Draughters News

He’Brew’s First Hanukkah Ale: 8 Malt Styles, 8 Hop Varieties, and 8 Percent ABV

L'chaim! He'Brew Beer began back in 1996 with founder Jeremy Cowan juicing pomegranates for his first batch of Genesis Ale on the living-room floor, but somehow, despite the myriad varieties of He'Brew that have been brewed over the years, Cowan has never done a special brew for Hanukkah. Instead, the upstate microbrewery puts out Jewbelation each year to mark that '96 anniversary, but this ...
2014-12-17 12:19:13
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Big Beer’s merger has NYC bodegas begging DOJ for help

Bodega owners are seeking the help of the feds in their battle with New York City’s beer barons.
2014-12-17 12:05:56
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Beer 'growler' bill is back before Legislature

TALLAHASSEE — The beer "growler" bill is back on tap for Florida lawmakers.
2014-12-17 11:31:50
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Magnets keep shaken beer from volcanic gushing

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are people who believe that human civilization reached its highest point with the discovery of the magical process that creates beer. Part of the mysterious alchemy of this wonderful liquid lies in the surging foam that, in the best real and living ales, ends up forming the "head". But getting the right balance between too flat and too ...
2014-12-17 11:31:48
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High-tech machine simplifies makes it simple to brew your own beer

Pico-Brew has created the Zymatic. It's the first high-tech beer-making machine that makes it easier to make your own beer at home.
2014-12-17 11:26:47
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Beer For Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner: A Crohn's Disease Tasting Menu

I should probably start by announcing that I'm not a doctor. So if you're reading this, and you (like me) have Crohn's disease, and you're looking for some sort of guide for how to deal with your illness or how to incorporate more adventure into your diet, please keep in mind that in this case, you'd be taking advice from a guy who plays in rock bands. On the other hand, they are really good ...
2014-12-17 10:12:39
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Coffee beer, or how to drink your craft beer and coffee at the same time

Brewers have been mixing their buzzes with coffee-fueled beers for decades, but nowhere else in the country does coffee beer quite like Southern California.
2014-12-17 08:59:43
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Great Beer From Wisconsin's Best Brewery

"Best Of" lists are stupid and awesome, and so is beer, which is why I've had such a good time compiling the Drunkspin Beers of the Year. I'll lay that on you sometime next week, but for now, let's confine the arbitrary declarations to just one state. Read more...
2014-12-17 06:45:52
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Brew in Review

A look back at #cltbeer in 2014 by Jonathan Wells There are a few things you can count on happening at the end of every year — getting burned out on Christmas music, eating too much, making resolutions for the new year and reading summaries about the previous year's goings-on. So put on "Jingle Bells," fix yourself a snack, make plans to start hitting the gym in January, and see how my hindsight ...
2014-12-17 06:05:43
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Research and Markets: Beer Market Insights Ukraine

Research and Markets has announced the addition of a new report "Beer Market Insights Ukraine" to their offering.
2014-12-17 03:30:00
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The best Wisconsin beers and breweries of 2014

Growth continues to seem boundless for craft beer in Wisconsin. Once again, the last 12 months have offered brewery openings and expansions, new faces behind the brew kettles, and plenty of memorable beers. These developments are evident around the state, while the region surrounding Madison continues to build a reputation as a brewing destination.
2014-12-16 13:29:16
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Burning question: Was Sriracha Hot Stout Beer worth a taste?

On its face, Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer is an irresistibly interesting brew, one that provokes such curiosity that you simply must try it.It starts with the screaming red bottle, which mimics a hot sauce vessel so iconic that men, women, and even babies dress up as it for Halloween.
2014-12-16 12:45:14
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The Magic of Beer and Magnets

Beer foam is a noted fun-killer. Few things ruin the enjoyment of a cold one more than having your hands and clothes drenched in your drink. But now, Belgian food scientists have found a way to prevent this party-foul: with magnets!
2014-12-16 12:29:59
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Jason Pappas pours a sample of his award-winning beer for Brian Bender during an “Advanced Home Brewing Q&A: Beyond Extract” class for experienced home brewers, which was hosted by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension at the Rutgers University Cook Campus in New Brunswick on Nov. 21. Pappas was incorrectly identified in a recent issue of the Sentinel. read more
2014-12-16 09:06:54
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Gifting homebrews this holiday season

Portland U-Brew teaches homebrewing for beginners. Classes have been packed with people wanting to gift their homebrews for the holidays.
2014-12-15 12:32:56
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South Korea's craft beer battle

Can craft brewers succeed in Seoul?
2014-12-14 17:14:47
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Brew fest warms up fairgrounds

Daniel Flynn, of Newton, and Erin Dougherty, of Blairstown, enjoy themselves during the Big Brew Sussex Winter Fest.
2014-12-13 19:30:06
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High and not dry: Hard to track liquor smuggling without specific information, say officials

If you thought bootlegging and liquor smuggling was just about clandestinely bringing the brew from neighbouring states to Maharashtra, or supplying hooch in tyre tubes, you were mistaken.
2014-12-13 19:26:07
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Morning Star :: Brew your own

Home brew fever seems to be sweeping Britain. Beer-making has come a long way since the 1970s when your dad would inflict a high-strength concoction on long-suffering neighbours, brewed from an indifferent kit from Boots.
2014-12-05 17:14:22
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