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Ballantine IPA Returns, Perfected by Homebrewing

After more than three decades, Ballantine IPA is coming back. The Pabst Brewing Company, which acquired the Ballantine brand in 2005, announced last week that it is bringing back America’s original India Pale Ale following a 30-year hiatus. And they’re not just bringing back the brand: They’re resurrecting the historic ale as it was brewed

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Brewpub Nation: Wicked Weed Brewery

In this edition of Brewpub Nation, we’re heading down south to a beer town that deserves just as much recognition for its food scene as it receives for its beer culture: Asheville, North Carolina. Asheville is greatly influenced by local farming, and the menu at Wicked Weed Brewing’s restaurant is no exception. Meet Head Chef

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Homebrewed Beer Styles for Wine Drinkers

It’s happened to most of us. You plan months in advance for the party, working out the details of the mash you’ll need for your homebrewed summer wheat and the hop schedule to give your homebrewed IPA the perfect punch in the mouth to satisfy your hophead friends. You even brewed a Pilsner so the

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Beer Camp Collaboration: It Takes A Village

Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp Tour made it across the country. The beer camp bus traveled more than 5,000 miles, attended seven festivals, and poured beer alongside nearly 700 breweries on its journey… and it didn’t break down until it got to North Carolina. When it finally pulled into Mills River, the grand opening celebration of

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Odell Brewing Introduces Brett Golden Ale

Odell Brewing is getting ready to celebrate the release of its latest Cellar Series beer: Fifty Niner. Named for the Colorado gold rush of 1859, Fifty Niner is a golden ale conditioned with Brettanomyces, “a yeast as wild as the new frontier.” This is a complex and fun beer,” Odell Brewing’s QA/QC Manager Eli Kolodny

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Craft Brewers’ Roundtable: Pilsner In Perspective

For Issue 3 (Fall 2014) of Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine™, I polled some of the country’s best pilsner-makers on what makes this beer style what it is, and why it’s such a popular choice among brewers. They all agreed that pilsner is the most challenging style of beer to brew. They also concurred that

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Five Craft Beer Glasses That Should Be Part Of Your Collection

While there are newfangled glasses for IPAs and stouts, black and tans, and Samuel Adams Boston Lager, classic glassware still holds its own. The classic Belgian-style glasses–tulips, flutes, and chalices–are more prevalent in beer bars today, but traditional German, British, and Scottish glassware allows for hearty cheersing. Here is a handful of lesser-known classic, proper

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Easy Irish Stout

What? Stout in the middle of summer? Absolutely! Irish stout is the perfect dark beer for warm weather. It’s full-flavored, low in alcohol, and has about the same number of calories as that watery “lite beer” your brother-in-law brings to your backyard barbecue. And speaking of grilled meat, Irish stout is a great pairing. If

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