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The BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game | Grill Grrrl Blog

Check out this hilarious new drinking game, just in time for Season 3 of BBQ Pitmasters on Destination America.  This year’s format has definitely improved with the right mix of reality TV, Iron Chef-style competition and a faithfulness to competition BBQ. via The BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game | Grill Grrrl Blog

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Simplicity in Brewing

[Ed. Note: Welcome to Jason S, the newest addition to Hop Hogs & Harvest!  Jason is an accomplished home brewmaster, and one time US Navy Explosive Ordinance Disposal technician.  Welcome Jason!] – Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.  – Leonardo DaVinci After brewing for over 15 years one starts to settle on recipes and sources of […]

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Rogue Bacon Maple Ale released!

A Collision of Crazies Rogue Ales has collided with Voodoo Doughnut to create Bacon Maple Ale! This unique artisan creation contains a baker’s dozen number of ingredients including bacon and maple syrup from one of Voodoo’s signature doughnuts. Check out Rogue Ales for more.

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Hey, Remember Mead?

The drink of Vikings, English kings, and the Rohirrim of Middle Earth is making its biggest comeback since Beowulf and Grendel threw down. Hop Press: Mountain » Hey, Remember Mead?.

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The Ultimate Star Wars Beer Pairing

Like peanut butter and chocolate, Star Wars and beer just go together and with winter setting in here in North America, there’s sure to be a lot of watching of Star Wars now that all six films are available on blu-ray.  So in that vein, we present the Star Wars Beer Pairing.  James normally writes about […]

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Deschutes Dissident Cranberry Dried Cherry Sauce

The tartness of the cranberry complements the full-flavored Oud Bruin called “The Dissident” (a Flanders-style sour brown ale) from Deschutes.  Adding cherries and orange peel amplifies. via Giving Thanks for Beer, Beer Advocate issue #58.  Thanks to @DeschutesBeer for link, @BeerAdvocate for reporting #Beer

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Carlsberg hidden camera marketing is genius

        Carlsberg stunts in Belgium with 148 bikers in a movie theatre. Some innocent couples want to take their seat, but the room is filled with not-so- friendly gentlemen… How will they react? Hidden camera in cinema from Carlsberg is marketing genius.

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Cheers! Wines, Beers from Washington State on Today Show

Funny antics in Seattle this week as Kathie Lee and Hoda go up against Washington Beer Blog’s Kendall “Beer Boy” Evans and Barbara Evans Seattle Wine Gal. Kendall takes on Kathie Lee from the get-go.  It’s clear the co-hosts weren’t prepared for what Kendall had to offer.  Barbara’s selections were more palatable. Featured Beers: Elysian […]

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West Coast Brewery Road Trip

2010’s ‘Beer Trip’ led us to the Denver area for our little excursion. It included the spectacular Oskar Blues Brewery, the great Avery Brewing Company and an evening at the Falling Rock Taphouse, which is one of the best taphouses in the country. 2011’s trip led us to be a little more adventurous, so we […]

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Get ready for the smart keg

A team up in Sprint’s Burlingame, Calif., facility is working on a kegerator that can monitor the beer volume, carbon dioxide level, the type of beer dispensed, and how many times a tap is pulled. Nelson noted that the project drew in an unusually high number of team members. I wonder why. (Unfortunately, the keg […]

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