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Ommegang’s BCTC 2007 – The Words, part 1

Ommegang's BCTC 2007 - The Words, part 1 The Brew Lounge has started to recap their experience with this years Ommegang BCTC. Don't forget to check out the photos, as well. Now, I'm off to subdue my rising jealousy.

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Getting Your Glasses ‘Beer Clean’

Getting Your Glasses ‘Beer Clean’ Baking soda, huh? I'll give it a try this evening.

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Sierra Nevada Bottles Anniversary Ale

Sierra Nevada Bottles Anniversary Ale For the first time ever (27 years), Sierra Nevada will release it's anniversary brew in bottles. The beer is "...an American Style IPA with a big, fragrant pine and citrus hop aroma balanced by the sweetness of two-row pale and caramel malt." Sounds wonderful.

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Ten Greatest Alcohol Icons of All Time

Ten Greatest Alcohol Icons of All Time And by icons they mean brand icons, not your buddy that swilled a record setting amount of Schlitz Malt Liquor back in school.

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Session #6 Announced

Session #6 Announced The sixth installation of The Session has been announced. Prepare to whet your whistle with a favorite fruit beer. I've already tackled a few on this site: Unibroue Ephemere and Dogfish Head Fort to name a couple.

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10 Beers That Changed America

10 Beers That Changed America Stan Hieronymus takes on an enormous task of finding 10 American beers that changed the face of beer as we know it.

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Beer on National Public Radio

Beer on National Public Radio Those of you in the Washington D.C. area at least should keep your ears open to WAMU 88.5 FM at around 1:30 PM for a piece entitled "Beers of Summer." Check out that guest list. Update You can now listen to the segment here.

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Spontanous Applause for Panil

Spontanous Applause for Panil Knut has a nice little write up on the Italian brewery Panil and their practice of capturing wild yeast spores from surrounding wine country.

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Beer in Wood: The Old is New Again

Beer in Wood: The Old is New Again "You already knew this, but this beer in wood thing isn’t exactly new. For centuries brewers fermented and conditioned their beer in wood because they had no alternative."

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Miller to Brew Foster’s in U.S.

Miller to Brew Foster’s in U.S. Both companies agree to a 10 year agreement that will have Miller brewing Foster’s Lager and Special Bitter for sale within the U.S.

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Beercraft newspaper column #42: Fruit beers

Beercraft newspaper column #42: Fruit beers Beercraft Blog has a great piece on the relationship between beer and fruit — history, lambics, and more.

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BeerFestivals.org

BeerFestivals.org I'm not entirely sure how long this site has been around, but I just ran into it a few moments ago. BeerFestivals.org is doing its best to keep up-to-date, "...comprehensive listing of beer festivals and tasting events around the world."

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