GARRETT AND GROWLERS

Garrett Oliver once again claims to speak for the entire brewing industry.

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SKUNKED

Have you ever taken that first sip of a beer and had to put the bottle down because it was skunked? You liar. You drank it anyway, didn’t you. In between some of the poop jokes on the very exclusive Aleheads email list someone mentioned skunked beer, and it got me thinking as it’s something […]

CITRUS X PARADISI

Stick out your tongue.  Go ahead.  Stick out your tongue, close your eyes, and think of that first sip of beer that you want to pass over your lips the second you get home from work tonight.  I don’t want you to think of any specific beer, any specific style, just the flavor that takes […]

TASTE THE RAINBOW

Going along with Brother Barley’s recent modification of the beer tasting section in “Beer 101,” I thought it might be interesting to write about where some of the flavors in beer come from.  Although you already know that there are only 4-5 ingredients in beer (water, grain, yeast, hops, and sometimes adjuncts), craft beers can […]