Monthly Archives: September 2010

Brewgrass 2010

Brewgrass, held at Martin Luther King Park in Asheville, North Carolina,┬áis one of the most anticipated festivals in the Southeast. Tickets go on sale in February and sell out within a week. The Brewgrass people know what they are doing. … Continue reading

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daredevil brewing – open fermentation

In May, I watched episode 4 of Brewing TV on open fermentation. In the video, Michael Dawson brewed a Topless Hefeweizen using his standard hefe recipe, but this time he left the top off the fermenter. I was inspired to … Continue reading

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beer on the frontier: Nantahala Brewing Company

For the long Labor Day weekend, Nicole and I decided we would take a camping trip to far Western North Carolina and visit our friends Chris and Cristina Collier, brewers and co-founders of Nantahala Brewing Company in Bryson City. After … Continue reading

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