beer studies


As a casual beer drinker I’d taken for granted how simple the draft system seemed at my local brewpub. My assumption was that the kegs were somewhere nearby and there was some kind of tubing which fed the beer from the aforementioned kegs. The server pulls the tap handle, and ale comes flowing gloriously into …

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Always on the quest to gain new perspectives on the brewing process, I decided to pick up a copy of Randy Mosher’s Mastering Homebrew. I really enjoy Randy’s style, he’s a professional graphic designer which gives his content delivery a slightly different approach than the majority of homebrew books on the market.

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Following the last post about some of my favorite book resources, I wanted to share some of my go-to beer related internet resources. These are hubs I regularly visit to keep me informed about topics ranging from industry news, beer education and entertaining forum trolls.

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For sometime now I’ve been contemplating becoming a Certifed Cicerone. Seeming as beer is hobby and interest of mine it makes very little sense to have any kind of accreditation on the subject. Although the benefits are purely academic from my standpoint I feel like the challenge pushes me to expand my horizons and challenge the weaknesses in my knowledge …

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