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German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock -2 Subcategories: A.Subcategory: German-Style Doppelbock (Description courtesy of Beer Advocate) https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/styles/35/ “Doppel” meaning “double,” this style is a bigger and stronger version of the lower-gravity German-Style Bock beers. Originally made by monks in Munich, the Doppelbock beer style is very food-friendly and rich in melanoidins reminiscent of toasted bread. Color isListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael speaks with Al Marzi, Chief Brewing Officer of Harpoon Brewery about his journey from hauling kegs to becoming Head Brewer to his Executive status and managing brands. It all started with three college buddies and a shared love of beer. Dan Kenary, Rich Doyle, and George Ligeti were passionate about beer, but they weren’tListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael speaks with Chad Chadwick, Chairman of the Piscataqua Maritime Commission and Laurie Mantegari, Event Planner for the Tall Sips Brewfest which is happening on July 26, 2019 from 5-9pm in Rye, NH! Buy your Tall Sips Brewfest tickets here: https://sailportsmouthnh.org/brewfest The Piscataqua Maritime Commission (PMC), a 501(c)(3) organization, organizes Sail Portsmouth, a tall shipListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Bock (Description courtesy of Beer Advocate) Bock is a bottom fermenting lager that generally takes extra months of lagering (cold storage) to smooth out such a strong brew. Bock beer in general is stronger than your typical lager, more of a robust malt character with a dark amber to brown hue. Hop bitterness can beListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael talks to Nicole Wentworth, Bar Manager of Popovers At Brickyard Square in Epping, NH about what she is seeing in beer trends, their world famous Popovers and other excellent food on offer. PARTNERSHIPS—when founded on mutual trust, vision, and respect—can create lovely and lasting outcomes, and such is the case of the partnership betweenListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Dark Lager -2 Subcategories: A.Subcategory: American-Style Dark Lager -Color – Light Brown to Very Dark -Clarity: Appearance should be bright; chill haze should not be present -Perceived Malt Aroma & Flavor: Low malt aroma and flavor may include low levels of caramel -Perceived Hop Aroma & Flavor: Very low to low -Perceived Bitterness: Very lowListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael speaks with Tom Middlen, CEO of Beer You about the App that can send a beer to Anyone, Anywhere, Immediately. Welcome To BeerYou – The BeerYou Mission To provide a simple and fun way to send a beer to say thanks, congratulations, happy birthday, or for any other reason and for recipients to easilyListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Munich-Style Dunkel or European-Style Dark Lager (Description courtesy of Beer Advocate) An old friend of Bavaria, Munich Dunkels are smooth, rich, and complex without being overly heady or heavy. They boast brilliant ruby hues from the large amounts of Munich malts used, and these malts also create a fuller-bodied beer. In addition, the decoction brewingListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael has the privilege of speaking with David Walker of Firestone Walker Brewing Co. about the Brewery’s beginnings, growth and where they are today as a force in Craft Beer. Founded in 1996 by brothers-in-law Adam Firestone and David Walker, Firestone Walker Brewing Company is a pioneering regional craft brewery located on the coast ofListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Craft Brew News – 6/14/19 Heineken Purchases Minority Stake in Oedipus Heineken N.V. has acquired a minority stake in 7-year-old Amsterdam craft outfit Oedipus Brewing, according to a letter posted on the company’s website this week. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Heineken’s deal with Oedipus follows minority investments in Belize Brewing CompanyListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael speaks with Pam Catoe, Regional editor of Porch Drinking.com and member of the Pink Boots Society about the Austin, Texas beer scene and beyond. Inspired by innumerable nights spent with old friends, cold beers, and digressing topics of discussion, PorchDrinking.com is aimed to conjure that exact type of atmosphere. This is a blog forListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael interviews Kate Kone, Author of “What’s Brewing in New England: A Guide to Brewpubs and Microbreweries” about the beer scene in Maine and beyond. Kate Cone has a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, is a freelance writer and the author of “What’s Brewing in New England: A Guide to Brewpubs and Microbreweries,”Listen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Craft Brew News – 05/24/19 (brought to you by Brewbound.com) Texas Senate Approves Beer To-Go-Sales Measure Texas craft brewers’ efforts to legalize beer-to-go sales is closer to passage than ever before. On Wednesday, Texas Senators unanimously passed sweeping legislation to maintain operations of the state’s alcohol regulatory body, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC), alongListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Bohemian-Style Pilsener (Description courtesy of Beer Advocate) The Bohemian Pilsener has a slightly sweet and evident malt character and a toasted, biscuit-like, bready malt character. Hop bitterness is perceived as medium with a low to medium-low level of noble-type hop aroma and flavor. This style originated in 1842, with “pilsener” originally indicating an appellation inListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael speaks with Stacy Martel, General Manager of the British Beer Company restaurant in Manchester, NH about beer trends and the importance of local brew. In England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, the pub or “local” is the center of village life. We’re proud to replicate that experience here in New England at our 10 BBCListen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.
Michael interviews Kerry Marshall, Event Coordinator for the Matt Eaton Memorial Golf Tournament. Beara Brewing Co. will be launching this year’s version of Eatman Ale on May 26 in our taproom! A portion of all proceeds for the day’s sales will go to the Jimmy Fund / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Get in here on Sunday!Listen to "Craft Beer Storm" on Spreaker.