Wayne In Yak
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Gluten free beer recommendations?
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Omission isn't too bad. My wife is gluten free and she drinks this from time to time. I've tried it and is better (IMO) then most other GF beers. Omission Beer And from their FAQ In 2013, Mass ...

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Why are breweries against freezing pint glasses?
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It depends on the beer style. Craft beers in general were not designed to be served at a near freezing (for water) temperature. Drink an IPA at 35 degrees and 45 degrees and you'll probably find the ...

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Is there a full list of hops all around the world?
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Getting a full list would always be tough as new varieties are being developed all the time. Looking at the above list I see a couple of varieties that have been out a couple of years that are missing ...

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Why do Double IPAs (aka Imperial IPAs, IIPAs) tend to be sweeter than regular IPAs?
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I would say some are sweeter, some aren't. Brewers do kick up the mount of malt in IIPA's to get the ABV up there. This could lead to a sweeter taste depending on the malt bill and fermentation.

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Is it ok to take antacid tablet after drinking beer?
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It depends... I don't see an issue with the standard Tums or Rolaids but there might be issues with ranitidine according to some studies. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/news/20000215/zantac-...

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Why can't antibiotics be taken with beer?
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As everything in life, it depends.... From the Mayo Clinic: Antibiotics and alcohol can cause similar side effects, such as stomach upset, dizziness and drowsiness. Combining antibiotics and ...

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Glassware for lagers: why did my Stella Artois come in this kind of glass?
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According to Stella Artois In order to perfectly enjoy the unique taste and beauty of Stella Artois, we created the Chalice, instead of merely a glass. The Chalice is designed so that every curve ...

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How can I learn to recognize the flavor and aroma of different varieties of hops?
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Hop Union has an "Aroma Wheel" that can help with scent: Also look at the Hop Variety page to get a little more information. The thing to remember is scent doesn't always translate to taste, ...

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Why do some grocery stores in Colorado have regular beer and liquor but some only sell 3.2% beer?
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Retail stores in Colorado sell spirits, wine, and beer. Grocery and convenience stores sell 3.2 percent beer only, and then not between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. Package stores are open 8 a.m. until midnight ...

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West coast beer recommendations, please!
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Seattle: Black Raven, Elysian, Georgetown, and Naked City Spokane: Iron Goat and River City Bellingham: Boundry Bay, Chuckanut, and Kulshan In Oregon, Hop Valley, Deschutes, Boneyard and Laurelwood ...

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Drink from the can?
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Here is what the founder has to say: http://www.beerpulse.com/2013/04/why-to-drink-alchemist-heady-topper-out-of-the-can-and-other-questions-answered-video/ Sounds like oxidation is a main reason, ...

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What's the difference between a cask beer and a kegged beer?
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Depends on who you ask. Both of these answers are correct but some would take the definition of cask ale a little further by defining it as an ale that is unfiltered and unpasteurised and conditioned (...

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How can I tell whether a beer will improve with age?
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I would suggest reading "Vintage Beer: A Taster's Guide to Brews That Improve over Time" by Patrick Dawson. To summarize his findings on what types of beers improve with age they must contain at least ...

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Does beer really go bad after the 'best before'-date?
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It should still be safe, taste good is a personal opinion. Some beers age well, high alcohol, sours, and smoke beers. Others don't age as well (hoppy beers). Plus it all depends on how the beer was ...

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Belgian Styles brewed in Seattle?
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Lantern Brewing Lantern Brewing is a family-owned microbrewery in the Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. We focus on creating unhurried, honest beer following the brewing traditions of ...

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Glassware for Beer
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Most people would say yes, it does make a difference. Take a read of this article for some thoughts: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2014/07/11/can-this-glass-actually-make-beer-...

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What other beer brands began as fictional but eventually became real?
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Duff Beer "Duff Beer is a brand of beer that originally started as a fictional beverage on the animated series The Simpsons. Since then it has become a real brand of beer in a number of countries ...

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How long does it take to cool a keg of beer?
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If I want to cool something really quick and not using a fire extinguisher, I use the method I saw on Myth Busters: Find a container that will hold the item you want to chill, add ice, water, and salt....

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Do beer blends exist?
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Sam Adams has released special blends of beers as has Firestone Walker. I am sure other breweries have done special blends too. And lets not forget Mississippi Mud.

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What does "all malt" mean?
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The only fermentable sugars are from malt, 2 row North American barley and English crystal malt in the case of this beer. So as others have stated no adjuncts are added. This beer does add ginger for ...

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Are some beers 'too hoppy'?
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I've had beers that were sub 100 IPU's that were too hoppy and 100+ IPU's that were very good. Question of taste to the drinker.

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What are the specific laws regarding growler fills in Massachusetts?
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This outlines the basic laws for all states. http://www.brewersassociation.org/pages/government-affairs/growler-laws Growlers permitted under manufacturer license: Yes Growlers permitted under ...

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