Monthly Archives: September 2009

Great American Beer Festival results announced

In Denver this past weekend was the Daytona 500 of beer festivals, the Great American Beer Festival. As much as I wanted to go, I couldn’t fit it into my budget for the year. Brewgrass had to do for me… … Continue reading

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homebrew workshop at Coast on October 10

Coast Brewing Co. in Charleston closing their homebrew shop on October 10. As many local homebrew shops have found over the years, it’s tough compete with the prices and selection of large online suppliers. On one hand, that sucks, but … Continue reading

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Brewgrass 2009

Last Saturday was my first Brewgrass Festival in Asheville, North Carolina. This was the 13th year of this event that combines craft beer and bluegrass. This is one of the hottest tickets in beer festivals. Tickets went on sale back … Continue reading

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don’t fear canned beer

When many of us think of canned beer, flashbacks to college parties or tailgates often come to mind. Coolers full of Natty Light, The Beast, PBR. And is there a better sound than cracking open a cold can of beer? … Continue reading

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Jimmy C’s beer bottle cap collection

Jimmy C (aka Jim Ciallella) from OrangeCoat shows us his 400+ beer bottle cap collection. It’s about 20 minutes long, so you may be asking yourself, “How can they talk about bottle caps for 20 minutes?” I don’t know, but … Continue reading

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brew day at Coast

I was able to make it down to Coast again for two more days this week. It actually worked out well for me, as I was in Columbia over the weekend for a fantasy football draft, so I went down … Continue reading

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