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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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How Much Does Your Beer Really Cost?

Scott Metzger of Freetail Brewing Co in San Antonio, TX offers advise on how to "Establishing an effective beer costing program in the Brewpub".

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Server Education for Brewpubs + Taprooms

Tony Simmons, founder and head brewer of Pagosa Springs Brewing Company and Grill, discusses the importance of educating brewpub and tap room servers on topics like beer styles, beer and food pairings, and glassware.

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