GUEST POST: A QUICK BEER/FOOD PAIRING PRIMER

Need help pairing the perfect food with the perfect beer? Here’s a quick and dirty primer for you.

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MEET THE BEER MISSIONARY

Trey Duval is a man on a mission. By day, he runs campus recreation at a local university in Los Angeles, CA. By night, he becomes the Beer Missionary, spreading the gospel of craft beer far and wide to all those who will listen with open minds and palettes. Over the past year, Trey has […]

THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: NEW BELGIUM COMING TO NORTH CAROLINA W/ WIN BASSETT

North Carolina Brewers Guild Direct and honorary Alehead Win Bassett checks in to discuss the announcement that New Belgium is building a new production facility in Asheville. We talk about differences from the Sierra Nevada plans, proposed LEED certification, and reactions from NC brewers and drinkers as their state becomes a focal point for craft beer in the eastern United States.

THE ALEHEADS PODCAST: ALL BEERS CONSIDERED #30- ASHEVILLE OR BUST

The boys are back on a historic day in the craft beer revolution as New Belgium finally commits to North Carolina. Then they get drunk and talk about a bunch of really interesting stuff. If you like beer, that is. Stuff like:

☞ New Belgium cements Asheville’s reputation as Beer City USA

☞ Austin Beer Fest is the worst beer fest since Jay Chandrasekhar’s ’06 vehicle Beerfest

☞ Boston Beer Company drops a shandy (not a euphemism)

☞ Heineken officially out of ideas; Launches “Ideas Brewery”

☞ Lagunitas founder Tony Magee has a 250 bbl brewhouse in the pipeline, and possibly some sticky-icky-icky in his pipe

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☞ Was Brewmasters really so bad that we can’t have a decent beer show on TV??? WTF, people?