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The Distaste List: Coors Light Iced T “Beer”

The Distaste List: Coors Light Iced T “Beer”

I have a list.  This list is comprised of seemingly disparate people and items connected only by the fact that they have attained an unnaturally high place in the national discourse… Read more »

How Did You Find Craft Beer?

How Did You Find Craft Beer?

I’m curious as to how the other craft beer fans here on Hooch and Hops got their start drinking better.  I want to know how the average craft beer fan… Read more »

It’s On tap. But it’s Not Beer. It’s Wine. Get Used to it.

It’s On tap. But it’s Not Beer. It’s Wine. Get Used to it.

In my time drinking and enjoying adult beverages I’ve always loved a great beer on tap.  One of the things I wanted to see was that being replicated with wine. … Read more »

BOTD…..Alaskan IPA

BOTD…..Alaskan IPA

Another beer of the day and this one was a delight to drink.  Alaskan Breweries IPA, this offering clocks in at 6.2% ABV and an IBU of 55.  For those… Read more »

Five things to know before starting homebrewing

Five things to know before starting homebrewing

From Belgianshop.com via ChicagoMag.com……Beer is essentially four basic ingredients – malt, water, yeast, and hops – but a lot of funny things can happen on the way to the pint… Read more »

Spices in beer

Spices in beer

From Belgianshop.com………The man in the public bar never quite connects with the idea that beer is made from barley malt. He thinks it is produced from hops. A sophisticate like… Read more »

Beer’ made with industrial enzymes will never be equal to real natural beer

Beer’ made with industrial enzymes will never be equal to real natural beer

Great article from Belgianshop.com about beers being brewed more “chemically” than ever.  I don’t find this to be surprising with the breweries need to make money and create cost savings… Read more »

Belgium: Duvel Moortgat reports strong demand for extra-strong beer in Q1

Belgium: Duvel Moortgat reports strong demand for extra-strong beer in Q1

Belgian specialty beer maker Duvel said May, 16 turnover of its extra-strong beer rose in the first quarter, and reiterated its forecast for further sales and profit growth in the… Read more »

BOTD….HUB Rise-Up Red

BOTD….HUB Rise-Up Red

In the words of Eric B and Rakim, “It’s been a long time, I shouldn’t left you, without a strong beer to drink to…”  It has been a few weeks since… Read more »

New from California, Schwarzenegger Story, Nope New Beers!

New from California, Schwarzenegger Story, Nope New Beers!

This just in, something new coming out of California besides the Schwarzenegger love child stories.  Karl Strauss has announced two new beers to hit the Southern California market in June… Read more »

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