Craft Beer

Two Brothers Brewing – Peppermint Bark Porter

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Two Brothers Brewing Co is a brewery that is based about an hour outside of Chicago. This is a brewery that is owned by two brothers (go figure) and has been around for a long time in the craft brewery world since they were founded in 1996. I was actually in Chicago this year for Christmas because two of my friends were going to a wedding where the reception was being held at Two Brothers. They had a lot of fun at this reception and brought back a couple of growlers from this event. When I got back to Florida…
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Engine 15 – Nut Sack Double Brown Ale

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I am very fond of Browns and this one is quite fun to order in a bar. You will also see this beer referred to as the Nut Sack Imperial Brown Ale, but at 7% ABV, it is a bit on the low end for what you typically see in an imperial. This beer comes out of Engine 15, a Jacksonville Beach brewery,¬†which interestingly enough started off as a spot for home brewers to go to brew their beer on premise. The term imperial was originally used for beer that was brewed within England in the 1800’s and then shipped…
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Role Of Cheese In Craft Beers

Role Of Cheese In Craft Beers

There are so many types of additions that you can make to craft beers so that you can get a different taste in your tongue. One of those is the adding of cheese as a taste changing ingredient that has been liked by many. There are many types of cheese that can be used in beers and hence these beers are classified based on the type that is used in them. Here are the details about which type of cheese goes into which craft beer. Fresh Cheese Fresh cheese is what we use at home. Cheese that is soft and…
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Five Tips To Deciphering Craft Beer Styles

Deciphering Craft Beer Styles

Generally, it is not easy to find out the style of craft beer by just hearing the name. With so many styles and fancy names, any new craft beer drinker would be anything but confused as to which beer would be the right one for them. Here are the top five tips to deciphering the craft beer styles that would help you in deciding which craft beer would be suitable for you. ¬∑ Origin matters: The origin of any craft beer would be able to give you a hint as to what to expect out of it. Each country makes…
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Finding The Right Craft Beer For You Using Style Finder

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Finding the right craft beer may be pretty challenging. There are a lot of ways in which you can find the right one for you; the main parameters being the color, bitterness and the amount of alcohol in it. There are various online websites which can help you in identifying the craft beer for you if you can give your preferences in these three categories. This is the simplest way in which you can choose your style and then try it at a pub or bar and figure out if you like it or not. Color The color is also…
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