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  • An insider’s advice on opening a brewery

    Written by on March 20, 2014 in The Beer Diaries

    This a good (and long, but not too long) article written by a new brewery owner in California.  Lots of cautionary advice, but as dads everywhere have always said – “nothin’ worth havin’ ain’t worth workin’ hard for”, or something to that effect!

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  • Beer fraud in a sports arena?

    Written by on March 14, 2014 in The Beer Diaries

    It’s bad enough that the trend of late in pubs is moving to 16oz, or even 14oz beer pours, away from the standard UK 20oz serving sizes.  And, yes, everyone should take the beer being served at sport stadium concessions with a grain of salt (no, really, it would make them taste better), yet stories […]

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  • Obama doesn’t renege on his beer promise

    Written by on March 12, 2014 in The Beer Diaries

    It’s been a few weeks since both the Canadian men’s and women’s teams beat out their American counterparts at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, and as mentioned earlier here, the leaders of both nations have a running beer bet on the competition.  So, as it is now time to pay up, it […]

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  • Only in Belgium

    Written by on March 7, 2014 in The Beer Diaries

    Apparently, back in 2001, a program was tested at a school in Belgium, to replace the sugary sodas of lunchtime note, with low-alcohol tafelbier (table beer).  It didn’t last, and of course if this were to happen, it would be in Belgium.  The science supports the idea, it’s more of a moral and sociological issue […]

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  • Take good notes!

    Written by on March 5, 2014 in The Beer Diaries

    Now we all know, or should know, that as craftspeople, be it for beer, or anything, really, it behooves us to write stuff down as we pursue our passion, so that we can reproduce the good things in order to improve, and also to avoid past mistakes.  So, in an ode to (maybe) the first […]

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