Hope everyone's getting ready for this long weekend with some good brews! Here's my latest article on examiner.com detailing some good Summer picnic beers.
Until next time, hopsters. Enjoy the holiday!
Added by Kate Eber on May 27, 2011 at 6:52pm — No Comments
Last Beer Drank: Not this week!
Nope that's not some hip new microbrew. I've decided not to "review" a beer this week as I've been hopped up on allergy meds for the last few weeks, and I've just gotten over an annoying weekend cold. Needless to say all of these things severely impede my ability to make critical commentary on beer as half the day I can barely taste a darn thing anyway. Next week I'll try to get…Continue
Thousands of miles away tucked in the city of Cologne, Germany lies a sadly underrepresented gem of the brewing world. The golden ales originating in this city represent a beer style few have tasted, and fewer can pronounce. Now for those of you confused by the words “German” and “Ale” in the same sentence, you heard me correctly. While Germany certainly lies at the world’s forefront of lager brewing, they also contribute some fantastic ales, namely Alt-bier and Koslch.
Kolsch is a…Continue
More than 300 craft beer fans gathered at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. on Saturday to take part in the 1st Annual Rising Pint Brew Festival a charity beer tasting event benefiting the Arthritis Foundation of New England.
The event featured more than 100 beers from over 20 breweries and brewpubs, and raised nearly $11,000 for the foundation.
Added by Bryon Turner on May 23, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Last beer drank: Samuel Adams East-West Kölsch
Here's another one from the Sam Adam's variety pack. I've never had a Kölsch before so I had no expectations going…Continue
For this latest beer-pairing article, I took my love of beer, my love of sandwiches, and my everlasting love for the Hartford Whalers to create something special.
So kick back,…Continue
Added by Kate Eber on May 12, 2011 at 5:01pm — No Comments
Just posted our new logo. Let us know if you like it.
Added by Cork & Brew on May 11, 2011 at 10:02pm — No Comments
Last beer drank: Samuel Adams Latitude 48 IPA.
I drank a bottle of this out of the Spring variety pack put out by Sam Adams. The brew poured into the glass with a light…Continue
Hey everyone, just wanted to share a link to my first published beer pairing article on Examiner.com.
My first recipe is for a garlic and onion cheeseburger paired with an old New England staple, the Magic Hat #9.
Things have been a little crazy as I've graduated college and slowly moved back to Wallingford, but expect more frequent articles now…Continue
Added by Kate Eber on May 9, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Yesterday State Representative Christopher Coutu (R- Norwich) announced his participation in a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the state budget signed into law by Governor Dannel P. Malloy earlier this week.
The new budget calls for $1.4 billion in new and increased taxes in…Continue
Added by Bryon Turner on May 7, 2011 at 3:48pm — No Comments
"To Make Small Beer
Take a large Siffer [Sifter] full of Bran Hops to your Taste. Boil these 3 hours then strain out 30 Gall[ons] into a cooler put in 3 Gall[ons] Molasses while the Beer is Scalding hot or rather draw the Melasses (sic) into the cooler & St[r]ain the Beer on it while boiling…Continue
Last beer drank: Blue Point Old Howling Bastard (cask)