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The Right Glass for your Next Home Brew

15 Dec
beer glasses

The right glass can add quality to any beer

It’s true, most people reading this would drink a craft beer or homebrew out of a paper cup and be perfectly satisfied.  But beer has been around a long time, and over that time brew masters, scientists, and engineers have designed, tested, tweaked, and redesigned glasses that are made to perfectly complement a particular beer style.  For example, snifters allow barleywines to be swirled and oxygenated while wheat beer glasses have a wide base to trap yeast; so it would be a shame to allow years of research and fine tuning to go to waste, plus having the right glass for your homebrew could add some quality, not to mention it will look like you know what you’re doing.  Check out the list below to educate yourself on which glasses go with which beers.

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Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarities

24 Nov

A very limited release is coming from Flying Dog

Flying Dog Brewery knows how to make a good beer.  One taste of the Raging Bitch IPA is enough to convince even the most die-hard West Coaster that there are a few brew masters over on the east coast who understand that a heavily hopped beer can and should be well-balanced and full of flavor.  Now the boys from Maryland are releasing a special limited release line in 2012 called the Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarities.  A new beer is scheduled to be released on the 1st of every month and each one is the brain child of an individual brewer at Flying Dog.  Unfortunately, the only way to get a hold of one of these specialties is to find it on tap somewhere in the mid-atlantic.  It seems the word rarity is no understatement.

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