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What Is a Farmhouse Ale?

What Is a Farmhouse Ale?

Working on the farm isn’t what it used to be, what with all of the fancy newfangled industrial equipment and commercial-sized plots of land. Drinking like you’re on the farm, however, is still possible, thanks to farmhouse ales. A farmhouse ale is not a single style of beer. It’s actually a broader category of styles. […]

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Does the Shape of Your Beer Glass Actually Matter?

Does the Shape of Your Beer Glass Actually Matter?

Sometimes drinking a fancy beer out of a Solo Cup just isn’t going to cut it. But in the wide and varied world of glassware, does it really matter what you put your beer in? The short answer is a subtle and quiet yes. On close inspection, though, the glass really matters most for three […]

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5 New Year’s Eve-Worthy Beers

5 New Year’s Eve-Worthy Beers

New Year’s Eve is coming, bringing with it hopes for a better future and plenty of alcohol to drown out the past. Most of the people around you are likely drowning the previous year with sparkling wine, but there’s another option for the New Year’s Eve toast: the New Beer’s Eve toast. Simply replace wine with […]

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Get To Know The Real Champagne Of Beers

Get To Know The Real Champagne Of Beers

New Year’s Eve can be tough on a beer lover, what with all the Champagne popping and all. But as everyone raises their sparkling toast to the New Year with wine, two Belgian beer brewers are offering another option that will warm the lonely cockles of your beer-loving heart: Champagne beer. Brouwerij Bosteels and Brouwerij […]

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Beer Made From Dates Is a Thing

Beer Made From Dates Is a Thing

Date beer doesn’t immediately taste like dates. At least, “Brother Dewey’s Date Night” doesn’t. Made by the College Street Brewhouse in Lake Havasu, Arizona, the beer opens with aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon, and coriander. The brown ale is a touch bitter, and tastes like caramel and figs and spiced raisins. It’s only at the end […]

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