Thursday, January 18, 2007
50 beers to drink before you die, Part 1
A while back the BBC posted a feature titled "50 things to eat before you die" and I thought at the time that this would make a good topic for beer. So in the spirit of adventure and living life to the fullest, etc. etc., I'm coming up with the 50 beers to drink before you die, in ten weekly installments listing five beers each (in no particular order, other than whatever theme I fit them into).
Read More at the Brew Site.
We took five beers - four low carb beers plus one standard beer - and exposed them to sunlight. You'll be amazed to learn how quickly the sunlight completely destroyed the beer's flavor.
We have a friend who makes beer and works in a beer home brew shop. We brought him over for his expert palate, along with his beer drinking wife. We therefore had four tasters for this test.
Read More at Bella Online
How drinking beer can land you a career
VANCOUVER -- Like many of his fellow students, Matt Phillips enjoyed a few cold beers in the mid-1990s while attending Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B.
But Mr. Phillips, 32, took the pastime a step further and produced his own beer. He even incorporated it into his microbiology studies.
A little more than a decade later, Mr. Phillips has gone from making home brew to becoming the craft-beer-industry version of a top chef, attracting praise for his innovation and blend of flavours.
Read More at The Globe and Mail