Tag Archives: Stout

• Getting the dank on at Naja’s Place 8th Annual IPA Festival

Getting the dank on at Naja’s Place 8th Annual IPA Festival

Oh, how I love this place! If you love beer – is that a real question?! – then you must make it to Naja’s Place in Redondo Beach for the IPA fest starting May 18th-25th! AND Keeping in the theme of dank, San Diego’s Modern Times Brewery recently awarded Naja’s its prestigious Grand Champion of […]

• Apparently drinking semen is a big deal in New Zealand

Apparently drinking semen is a big deal in New Zealand

So, The Green Man Pub in Wellington, New Zealand is launching a stag semen “milked” stout and, if you’re concerned about the quality of the semen, pub co-owner Steve Drummond is reassuring, “It’s export-quality semen, we only deal with the best.” This isn’t the first time the pub has come up with some ‘exotic’ offerings. In 2011, […]

• Craft Beer Pairings for Poutine. Bon Appetit!

Craft Beer Pairings for Poutine. Bon Appetit!

Right up there with key lime pie, cilantro, and olives, poutine is a “you either love it or hate it” kind of dish. Most people, however, seem to fall squarely on the “love it” side of this plate of crispy, hot French fries topped with beef gravy and fresh cheese curds. And while a plate […]

• What’s The Best Beer To Pair With Your Girl Scout Cookies?

What’s The Best Beer To Pair With Your Girl Scout Cookies?

It’s officially Girl Scout cookie season, and while the young women selling the snacks are too young to drink beer, most of us paying for the treats can enjoy a brewed beverage with our Thin Mints and Samoas. But which beers will work best alongside each variety of cookie? There are too many beers out […]

• World’s Best Beer Awards Announced

World’s Best Beer Awards Announced

A Czech beer, Primator Weizenbier, has won the World’s Best Wheat Beer Award and Sharp’s Cornish Pilsner has been awarded World’s Best Lager. The World Beer Awards are the global awards selecting the very best internationally recognised beer styles. This annual tasting selects, awards and promotes the ‘World’s Best Beers’ to consumers and the trade […]

• 12 Most Common Beer Myths Exploded

12 Most Common Beer Myths Exploded

Beer gets a bad rap. It’s blamed for so much of society’s ills, when it should be celebrated as one of the finest beverages created. There are a number of persistent myths and urban legends about beer that are passed around that unfairly distort the facts and confuse beer drinkers. At LegendsOfBeer.com, we’d like to […]

• Booze From Bee Larvae? Scandinavian Foodies Turn to Beer

Booze From Bee Larvae? Scandinavian Foodies Turn to Beer

The Scandinavian food revolution, driven by famed Copenhagen restaurant Noma and its use of unconventional foraged ingredients, is set to make its way to your beer glass. Danish brewer Carlsberg has a swanky new ally in the fight to capture the attention of well-heeled drinkers who are shifting away from beer for a variety of […]

• What Will Make Modern Times Beer Different? Part 4

What Will Make Modern Times Beer Different? Part 4

Our stunning can designs. Modern Times Beer and Helms Workshop are proud to unveil the stunningly gorgeous can designs that will represent the brewery on retail shelves in 2013. “Classic, vibrant, and oozing panache, these are the cans to drink while installing an Eames chair in your vintage Alfa Romeo lowrider. This packaging will upstage […]

• Introducing Modern Times Beer – San Diego

Introducing Modern Times Beer – San Diego

Interested in watching the birth of a brewery? Follow Modern Times Brewery from its inception to its first can of delicious beer. Join the journey! LIKE on Facebook! Hi folks! I just wanted to introduce the brewery I’m starting here in San Diego: Modern Times Beer. I’ve been holding off on starting a thread until […]

• Beer Bubbles: Guinness Stout Mystery Solved By Mathematicians

Beer Bubbles: Guinness Stout Mystery Solved By Mathematicians

The mystery of why the bubbles in the legendary beer Guinness sink as opposed to rise as one might expect has finally been solved — the secret apparently lies in the shape of the pint glasses from which Guinness is often sipped, researchers in Ireland say. After one pours a glass of the famous Irish […]

• Craft beer drinkers are experimenting with aging beer

Craft beer drinkers are experimenting with aging beer

In a basement corner of Jeff Krenner’s Woodbury home are hundreds of bottles of beer sitting upright on shelves, slowly developing flavor. The bottles – stouts, barley wines and sour ales, to name a few – number about 800. Krenner, a warehouse supervisor for Best Buy and co-founder of the website thebeerspot.com, started aging beer […]

• Homebrewing: How to Make Your Own Crystal Malt

Homebrewing: How to Make Your Own Crystal Malt

Crystal malts are a staple in almost every beer recipe. Light crystal malt, like C-20, is used in pale ales, the darker C-120 can be used in stouts, and every recipe in between calls for some variety of crystal. Since crystal malts are among the few styles that do not need to be mashed, they […]

• Sold Out But Check It Out: Denver Rare Beer Tasting List

Sold Out But Check It Out: Denver Rare Beer Tasting List

The beer list for the Denver Rare Beer Tasting III has been finalized. The sold out event will take place on Sept. 30 from 1-4 p.m. at the Wynkoop Brewery in Denver. All About Beer Magazine presents the event to benefit the Pints for Prostates campaign. A total of 30 rare, exotic and vintage brews […]

• Study: Dark beer contains more iron

Study: Dark beer contains more iron

Researchers find that a dark Spanish beer had the most iron while a pale beer from the Netherlands had the least. A new study from the University of Valladolid in Spain reveals that dark beers have, on average, a free iron content of 121 parts per billion compared to the 92 parts per billion in […]

• 1st Beer Tasting at the Tam (O’Shanter)

1st Beer Tasting at the Tam (O’Shanter)

This past Saturday, the venerable Tam O’Shanter hosted its first beer tasting. These people know a thing or two about putting on a well-run event, not to mention, being the perfect hospitality hosts. When was the last time you even thought of a restaurant ‘engaging in hospitality’?! I mention the hospitality because it was the […]