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Craft Brew News – 8/30/19 (Courtesy of Brewbound.com) Amazon’s California Alcohol Delivery Service Under Investigation The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has opened an investigation into Amazon’s Prime Now beer, wine, and spirits delivery service in the state after wine database and news outlet Wine Searcher reported possible violations of California liquor law. AccordingListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
English-Style India Pale Ale (Description courtesy of Beer Advocate) https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/styles/150/ Historically, English breweries exported a variety of beer styles to colonies across the British empire. But shipping ales to troops stationed in India was a particular challenge in an age when the journey took months and every cask contained wild Brettanomyces yeast. To withstand theListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael talks with Co-Founders Jason Knight and Shane Sorensen of The Long Blue Cat Brewing Co. in Londonderry, NH about what’s brewing. HAND-CRAFTED MICRO BREWS DESIGNED FOR TASTE, SMOOTHNESS, AND QUALITY Just as we have beautiful New England to thank for shaping us into the people we are today, our beer tastes the delicious wayListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Craft Brew News – 8/23/2019 (Courtesy of Brewbound – www.brewbound.com) MillerCoors, Stone Brewing File for Summary Judgement in Trademark Case Stone Brewing and MillerCoors have each filed for summary judgement in their ongoing trademark infringement lawsuit, according to Libation Law Blog. In February 2018, the San Diego-based craft brewery filed a lawsuit against MillerCoors, claimingListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Classic English Style Pale Ale (Description courtesy of Beer Advocate) https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/styles/154/ The English Pale Ale can be traced back to the 19th century and the city of Burton-upon-Trent, a place with an abundance of hard water, rich in calcium sulfate. As well as enhancing a beer’s hop bitterness, this hard water helps achieve clarity. EnglishListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael talks to Terry Peterson, Sales Director at The HopYard in Gorham, Maine about growing hops and working with Crosby Hop Farm and local brewers to make some magic. Also, check out more info on Crosby Hop Farm in Episode 38. We love hops. We grow hops with a passion for their dynamic range ofListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Craft Brew News 8/16/19 (Courtesy of Brewbound – www.brewbound.com) Former North Carolina Brewers Alliance Leader Appears in Court on Embezzlement Charges Kendra Penland Turner, former executive director of the Asheville Brewers Alliance, appeared in Superior Court Monday on charges of embezzlement and financial card fraud for unauthorized use of the organization’s credit card, according toListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
English Style Summer Ale The overall impression is refreshing and thirst quenching -Color – Pale to gold -Clarity: Chill haze is acceptable at low temperatures -Perceived Malt Aroma & Flavor: Residual malt sweetness is low to medium. Malt attributes such as biscuity or low levels of caramel are present. -Perceived Hop Aroma & Flavor: English,Listen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael speaks with Jay Southwood, Founder of Break Rock Brewing Co., a Brewery in Planning, about CrowdFunding and his plans to be the first brewery in Quincy, MA Drinking beer should be casual and fun, something to enjoy after a hard day of work. Break Rock Brewing will be a place for everyone from theListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Craft Brew News 08/08/19 (Courtesy of Brewbound – www.brewbound.com) Down the Road Beer Company Founder Donovan Bailey Dead at Age 46 Donovan Bailey, the founder of Everett, Massachusetts-based Down the Road Beer Company, died on July 31, at the age of 46. According to Bailey’s obituary, he died “unexpectedly” at his home in Malden. BaileyListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
German Style Koelsch (Description courtesy of Beer Advocate) https://www.beeradvocate.com/ First brewed in Köln, Germany, this formerly obscure style is now found at many US brewpubs and a number of breweries have released their own creative takes using American hops and other nontraditional ingredients. Light to medium in body with a soft mouthfeel and a strawListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael talks with David Holliday, Director of Product Marketing and Dave France, Area Manager of ID Technology. They stress the importance of proper labels and packaging to alert the consumer to the excellent beer inside that can. ID Technology, a ProMach product brand, is a fast growing national manufacturer and integrator of labeling, coding andListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Craft Brew News 08/02/19 (courtesy of Brewbound www.brewbound.com) Peter Coors Op-Ed Calls for Government to Intervene on Aluminum Pricing Molson Coors vice chairman Peter Coors penned an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal this week, urging President Trump to stop the “manipulative business practices that appear to permeate” in the aluminum market. Coors wroteListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Golden or Blonde Ale (Description courtesy of Beer Advocate) One of the most approachable styles, a golden or Blonde Ale is an easy-drinking beer that is visually appealing and has no particularly dominating malt or hop characteristics. Rounded and smooth, it is an American classic known for its simplicity. Sometimes referred to as “Golden Ale.”Listen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael talks to Drew Rodgers, Owner/Brewer at Barley Head Brewery in Mystic, CT. They discuss the local beer scene and the great advantages of starting small and growing organically. Located in the heart of downtown Mystic, Barley Head Brewery is a nano-brewery and bar. Our 2 bbl brewing system allows us to make a wideListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.