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
Far from being a modern invention of the craft beer scene, pumpkin beers have a long history in the US. Samuel Stearns’ The American herbal; or, Materia medica (published in 1801), name-checked pumpkin beer just after porter and ale. via Pumpkin Beer History: Colonial Necessity to Seasonal Treat | Serious Eats: Drinks.
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 […]