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Brouwerij Lindemans Oude Kriek Cuvée René, and more

Lindermans’ an Iambic beer brewery that produces specialty beers, also works with other brands to create collaborative select brews. They aren’t afraid of experimenting with their products and showcasing them at festivals across the European and American stages to expose beer drinkers to new experiences. Some featured brews are SpontanBasil, created with a Danish brewer, and the Linderman brews are: …

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How to Build a Perfect Pub

Pubs have always been a town staple. When selecting a pub, most people don’t look for a sleek place to drink. Instead, they gravitate toward basic meeting spots that offer a homey feel. Michael Kora followed such guidelines when he opened up his pub, Montavilla Brewery in Portland, Oregon. His business offers a rotating menu of traditional beers rather than …

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Brasserie Cantillon Grand Cru Bruocsella 1983

Beer is something that can be found anywhere. Aged beer brewed specifically in different countries for export to others around the world has special qualities in it. Grand Cru Bruocsella is the specific type of beer featured and appears to be a favorite. In this instance, the variety tasted here is one that aged over thirty years and surprised the …

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The surprising secrets behind the origins of the Fuggle hop uncovered at last

The Fuggle hop is a popular hop for brewing craft beer, and is now over a century old. The Fuggle hop initially had some confusion regarding its origin, as there were multiple people who had the name “Fuggle”. However, a local researcher discovered the exact identity of the original Fuggle, and more history of the hop. Specifics in a newspaper …

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How to Throw a Winter Garden Party!

As the winter season and the holidays quickly approach, many people are planning holiday parties to gather their loved ones and fond friends. One option to throw a party that will be out of the box and memorable is to throw an outdoor winter garden party. Because it will be very dark outside, make sure to invest in plenty of …

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The History of Belgian Beer

Belgian Beer has a long history and Belgium is one of the countries with the longest involvement in brewing. Over a thousand years ago, Belgian monks were brewing, as part of their self-sustainability. They would brew, and the distribution would be limited to the monastery. More recently, Belgium imported much of its beer until the 1920s, when it began creating …

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5 Shocking Uses to Give to Your Beer

Beer is a popular alcoholic beverage, but has several little-known properties that can be useful. Beer is a diuretic, and can help flush the bodily systems of waste fluid. It can help the passing of kidney stones (while being a mild painkiller!). Beer can also help remove the grime off coins, making them shiny and reflective. Beer can add shine …

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When did ABV labelling begin in the UK?

Despite extensive research, the exact start date of ABV labeling in the U.K. remains a mystery. The practice of denoting the alcoholic content of drinks, “alcohol by volume” or “ABV” was apparently implemented by bars and bartenders before an official law was passed. The regulations governing the labeling appear equally unclear in origin and start date. The closest date able …

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Celebrating beer like a German

Oktoberfest is a 209 year tradition with humble beginnings as a wedding celebration for Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese in the field of Munich. Fast forward to today, and you will see nearly 7 million visitors from around the world celebrating in the very same location. Large and small beer tents pepper the fields serving nearly 2 million gallons of …