Monthly Archives: December 2008

Untamed Beer group on Facebook

I decided a few months ago to try this “Facebook” thing, and while I find it moderately creepy, I’ve been having fun with it. Earlier this week I started an Untamed Beer group that is open to the public, so … Continue reading

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December 2008 – Michelob Winter’s Bourbon Cask Ale

I first had the Michelob Winter’s Bourbon Cask Ale on draft about four years ago at the Flying Saucer in my quest to get in the Ring of Honor. I remember trying it and being quite pleased with the selection, … Continue reading

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75th anniversary of the 21st ammendment

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the 21st ammendment, which federally repealed prohibition in 1933. So today, grab your favorite beer, wine or liquor and appreciate your freedom to enjoy it. Charlie Papazian, one of the most instrumental people in … Continue reading

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hops in your pocket?

I came across an add on Facebook this morning for “Pockethops.” I couldn’t resist, so I clicked through: The concept is this: you carry this little dispenser with you that contains “Pockethops Bitter Powder.” According to the site, 30 … Continue reading

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illegal homebrewing

Over the past several months I’ve been reading Travels With Barley by Ken Wells (I’m a slow reader). Published in 2004, it is slightly out of date, especially with the recent InBev/Anheiser-Busch merger, but it is quite an entertaining read … Continue reading

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