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Why do people love craft beer?

Why do people love craft beer?

Craft beer has been around for thousands of years and has been brewed by a wide variety of people over the many centuries of our history.  With so many changes and improvements having been made in that time, we understand how the craft itself is highly desirable to folks with the knack for it, as it is quite an adventure.  However, this leaves us to wonder, why do people love craft beer itself?  After all, those who simply love the beer are often not the ones making the beer, so what exactly draws them to hunt down the many different […]

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Apr 6, 2017

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Session Ales are great!

Session Ales are great!

Have you ever tried a Session IPA?  If not, you really need to add it to your “must try” list, because these brews have outstanding flavor profiles and a great style. What is a Session IPA? A Session IPA is a brew that combines the hoppy goodness we love with a lower ABV that is generally attributed to the Session-style brews of old.  Although brewers in recent years have been stretching the limit on the ABV of these brews, it seems that the only ones who really care are those who are devout Session enthusiasts who prefer to preserve the […]

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Mar 17, 2017

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Wet hopped and dry hopped explained

Wet hopped and dry hopped explained

In the craft brewing industry there are several methods for creating the many delicious craft beers we love.  From wet hopped brews to dry hopped brews, and everywhere between, the resulting brews are out of this world and getting better every year.  Brewers like Funky Buddha, Twisted Trunk, Cigar City and more have been ramping up their game every year, pounding out one amazing brew after another in order to meet the growing demands of the craft beer community. What is the difference between a wet hopped and dry hopped brew? The most obvious difference is the style used to […]

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Mar 9, 2017

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Innovative brews: Shock Top Brewing Company

Innovative brews: Shock Top Brewing Company

When we heard the name Shock Top, our first thoughts were of cans of craft beer hooked up to those old-fashioned joy buzzers.  Not that we have a sense of humor like that, but it would be a bit amusing.  However, Shock Top Brewing is nothing like that type of prank.  Their craft beer is actually pretty delicious, as our resident Portaholic pointed out to us one day.  This surprised us, as we don’t often hear much from her about craft brews that don’t resemble her beloved Porters.  However, it appears our little Porter fanatic has actually tried Shock Top […]

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Feb 11, 2017