Monthly Archives: May 2009

they stole my idea!

Well, to be more accurate at the risk of slander, they beat me to it. Great Divide announced their summer seasonals, Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout and Double Wit. It has been well documented on my blog that the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day brewing results

I had a great time brewing yesterday with Nathaniel and Nicole. Initial results on the Oatmeal Nut Brown are very positive. The wort tasted great, you could definitely taste the oatmeal and the pecans. Obviously, the final product is going … Continue reading

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oatmeal nut brown recipe

For Memorial Day, my friend Nathanial and I are brewing up a 10-gallon batch of Oatmeal Nut Brown. Inspired by a recipe from Radical Brewing, we had to make a few tweaks based on raw material availability and our own … Continue reading

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my new blog

For those of you who for some reason might be interested in what I have to say and share outside of the beer world, I’ve created a new personal blog. I come across a lot of information related to business, … Continue reading

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an unexpected passenger

If you had told me when I woke up Friday morning that Sam Calagione would be sitting in the back seat of my Honda later that evening, I would have figured that several dozen of North Carolina’s finest would be … Continue reading

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Beer lovers in South Carolina, time to take action!

Hey beer fans. I wanted to send out a big “call to arms” to all my beer loving brethren in South Carolina. Perhaps as soon as tomorrow, Bill 3693 is going up for a “unanimous measure” vote. When this bill … Continue reading

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American Craft Beer Week

I’m a day late in my post, but yesterday began American Craft Beer Week. May 11 – 17 is a celebration to support craft breweries and the culture of craft beer. Many bars and breweries around the country are planning … Continue reading

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AHA Big Brew 2009 – Upstate Brewtopians video footage

The Upstate Brewtopians participated in the AHA Big Brew Day 2009 by brewing a 40-gallon batch of the Saison du Mont, a recipe from Dave Levonian. We had a great time and brewed what early indications are will be a … Continue reading

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Asheville and Portland tie in Beer City USA poll

The results of the Beer City USA poll are out, and it has been declared a tie between Portland, OR and Asheville, NC. I think it’s pretty cool that a small, southern town has such a passionate beer community that … Continue reading

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Friday lunch beer quick hit – Wittekerke Wit Bier

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