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Full Pints - Pull Up A Stool Head Brewer, Nebraska Brewing Co. May 28, 2013 - Julie Johnson
Tyson Arp has been with the brewpub since it first opened just over five years ago. Originally a carpenter, he studied brewing at the Siebel Institute. His lucky break came when he won Best in Show at his first homebrewing competition. One of the judges, Paul Kavulak, was poised to open Nebraska Brewing Co., and... View Article
Book Reviews - Full Pints May 28, 2013 - Maureen Ogle
After I published my history of beer in America, the three questions readers asked me (over and over and over) were: “What’s your favorite beer?” “Why didn’t you spend more time on craft beer?” and “Are you going to write a history of craft beer?” Thanks to Tom Acitelli, I can scratch number three off... View Article
Culture - Full Pints May 1, 2013 - Joe Baur
Minnesota’s brewing economy is on the rise, and it’s only the beginning. It’s been two years since Gov. Mark Dayton signed the so-called “Surly Bill,” allowing Minnesota breweries to serve their beer on site. The legislation was in response to a then-proposed $20 million brewery from Surly Brewing Co., but the microbreweries and their fans... View Article
Book Reviews - Full Pints May 1, 2013 - Marty Nachel
Ask those who started brewing their own beer at home back in the early ’90s who their go-to source of technical information was, and it’s likely they’ll point to Dave Miller. It was Dave Miller’s Homebrewing Guide that went on to become one of the most influential books on homebrewing ever published.
Full Pints - It's My Round May 1, 2013 - John Holl
I don’t need surveys, spreadsheets or analytics to tell me that craft beer is on the rise and that more people than ever are drinking better beer. No, all I need to do is stroll through my neighborhood on Thursday nights, when my neighbors put out their recycling for pickup. Along with my trusty mutt,... View Article
Beyond Beer - Full Pints May 1, 2013 - Rick Lyke
Wine lists used to be fairly predictable. A few sparkling wines, some chardonnay, perhaps one or two other whites, then a bunch of reds. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot. Pinot Noir. Syrah. Zinfandel. Bordeaux. Chianti. With a little luck even a brunello, a tempranillo or a malbec.
Full Pints - Stylistically Speaking May 1, 2013 - K. Florian Klemp
Our perception of extreme beers has changed immensely over the recent period of enlightenment. To many, the extreme has become the status quo, given the availability of sour, wild, strong and über-hopped brews. But the original extreme beer among revivalists in America was barley wine, a reformulated interpretation of English strong ales, tailored to emerging... View Article
Full Pints - Pull Up A Stool Green Flash Brewing Co. May 1, 2013 - Julie Johnson
All About Beer: What is it about the San Diego beer community? Ten years ago, even though a lot of the major players were in place, it wasn’t on fire the way it is now. CS: I think the fun thing that makes San Diego unique, compared to other awesome metropolitan craft beer hot spots,... View Article