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Making the Case to Taste

CraftBeer.com – Being food itself, craft beer complements all types of dishes and flavors, but for some reason many people can’t get past pizza and pretzels. Andy Sparhawk takes three classic food combinations and makes …More

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Decoding Flavor: Four Keys to Tasting

CraftBeer.com – Julia Herz is on a flavor-finding journey and here to tell you that flavor is a fusion. She’s taking a look at the four main taste reactions that collectively work in concert when …More

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Cask Ale: Draught Beer at its Best

CraftBeer.com – Hugh Sisson, founder of Heavy Seas Beer, shares why he believes cask beer is draught beer at its best. Cask beer has a much gentler level of carbonation, a rounder mouthfeel, and since …More

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Our House is a Very, Very Fine House

By: Tom Dargen, Director of Brewing Operations, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants/CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries Inc. For as long as there have been restaurants—probably the worlds’ second oldest profession—there has been occasional conflict between the “back of the …More

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Blowing Your Credibility as a Beer Expert

Craftbeer.com – Ray Daniels applauds gastropubs everywhere for their help in elevating the status of craft beer. Now, if only they could back up their menu with the proper presentation and technique! Learn a few …More

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Quality Assurance in the Brewpub

Authored by Larry Chase. Reprinted with permission. Jan/Feb 2012 The New Brewer Many brewpubs—and small breweries in general—fail to institute a quality control program because they don’t have the financial resources—or necessary space—for a lot of …More

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