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FLOATS & ICE CREAM, & BEER…OH MY!

BEER FLOATS! Drinking Game: Anytime you hear or read ‘Ice Cream’ take a sip.  https://youtu.be/AiKPU5Mzz5o There are quite a few articles out there giving different beer pairings to make the best beer floats, and I didn’t want to do that, because 1.) It’s been done a lot, and 2.) it’s not really beer education.  However,…

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What Makes a Beer ‘Break Bad?’

What Makes a Beer Bad? https://youtu.be/805nQ34fAeQ?t=446 For those who are long time listeners, you may have heard about my early quarantine project last Spring. It was meant to be my first, non Mr. Beer kit, home brew. And it was gonna be a hazy NEIPA! It resulted in one growler exploding, and the surviving one…

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Yeast Continued- Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur- The Father of Pasteurization https://youtu.be/gskhcxNpW_U?t=1417%20 I will begin today with a quote from Pasteur himself: “Every unhealthy change in the quality of beer coincides with the development of microscopic germs which are alien to the pure ferment of the beer” I mentioned a couple weeks ago, I would slowly dive into yeast and…

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40s Night!

The History of the 40 https://youtu.be/6fwtADH3mnU?t=173 What do country clubs, Star Wars, Ice Cube, and Dogfish Brewery all have in common? Malt liquor and 40s! Since our theme somehow ended up to be 40s tonight, I gathered enough information to have some beer school. I should preface that I am not drinking a forty, because,…

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Ales v. Lagers

What the Hell is the Difference? https://youtu.be/VkeNFINw7pA?t=892 Years ago I was on a brewery tour, when the tour guide looked directly at me and asked, “How many types of beer are there?” A little surprised I quickly responded, “Uhhhh….a million?” To which he said, “Wrong! There are two! Ales and Lagers. So what beers are…

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Ringing in the New Year with a Brut IPA

Brut IPA https://youtu.be/1qMBT_4Fw-E?t=1137 Beer School starts at 19 minutes. What the Hell is a Brut IPA What the hell is a Brut IPA? It’s basically a dry IPA that was invented in San Francisco all the way back in 2017, at a place called the Social Kitchen and Brewery. This style came and went pretty…

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Pour the BEER and Spread the CHEER!

The Origin of the Christmas Beer https://youtu.be/pqkPxfoLMRk?t=1595 Beer School begins at 26:35 We’ve all heard or seen the line, “It’s the most wonderful time for a beer.” It’s on ugly sweaters, koozies, and cheesy holiday cards every year. But why and how did Christmas time become the most wonderful time for a beer? Well, it…

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Beer School Recap- SOURS

https://youtu.be/hkNsuXjRLpw?t=1803 If you caught our Sunday International episode a few months back, then you know all about Gose beer! If not check out the recap HERE! So, to piggy back on that, we’re going to go over a few other sour styles, and how they differ. If you want to play a drinking game, take…

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A Muggle’s Guide to Finding Beer at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

-Orlando, FL ~ October 2020- https://youtu.be/YTbjHI6XqUQ As a Muggle raising a Wizard, my first thought before I even entered this Wizarding World years ago was, there better be good beer. Well, the beer options are good, and the Wizarding World is quite impressive. No detail was spared. The Universal Studios in Florida has two (non…

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Kimchi

Beer and alcohol aren’t the only notable things produced from fermentation; foods are well!  This kimchi recipe started as a personal mission to find kimchi as I enjoyed while stationed in Korea with the Army.  Every kimchi that I purchased here in the states just couldn’t compare.  Kimchi is most definitely an acquired taste, but…

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