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Moosehead: Canadian beer industry disappearing

CHRIS MORRIS The Canadian Press May 13, 2007(CP) – Canadian-owned breweries are disappearing faster than a cold beer on a hot day, and the president of one of the last remaining home-grown beer companies says it’s happening with the tacit … Continue reading

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Top 50 Breweries for 2006

The Brewers Association has just announced the top 50 breweries in the U.S. based on sales for 2006. Here is the new list: Anheuser-Busch; St Louis MO Miller Brewing; Milwaukee WI Coors Brewing; Golden CO Pabst Brewing; Woodridge IL Boston … Continue reading

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What to make next?

I’m making a beer tomorrow, and for the last 3 or 4 days I’ve been debating about what style to make. The three contenders were a kolsch, and ESB and a heart stout. Pretty different beers, I think you’ll agree. … Continue reading

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Rogue DGA clone = success!!

A few months ago I made a clone of Rogue’s Dead Guy Ale. I cobbled together a recipe from various sources. I took care to do everything right, and I guess it worked. When we were down in Grand Forks … Continue reading

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What’s your favourite hop?

So, what’s your favourite hop? This question was posed the other day on the tastybrew.com forum, and it got me thinking. I guess I’d have to sqay it depends on the style. For anything from the British Isles, be it … Continue reading

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What to brew next?

Well, I have my mild ale kegged and once my keg of bitter is empty, I’ll be kegging my Rogue Dead Guy Ale. so I really don’t have much coming down the pipe. I’d like to make another stout, and … Continue reading

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Guinness Bread?

Whoaa…It’s been about two weeks since my last post. I wish I could say it was because I’ve been hung over all this time since New Year’s Eve, but I was just busy with other stuff. Diageo fortifies sales with Guinness … Continue reading

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Rogue Dead Guy Ale

Tonight I’m making a clone of Rogue’s Dead Guy Ale. It’s a fantastic beer. I cannot get it here in Canada, so I have to pick some up whenever I go down to Grand Forks (ND), like next weekend. I’m … Continue reading

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Update on the mild ale

Well, it looks like the Beano thing may actually be working. My “KMS Dark Mild” recipe stopped fermenting at an SG of only 1.018, leaving me with about 50% attenuation. I’m happy to report that the SG is now down … Continue reading

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Trouble with the club Mild Ale

About 3 weeks ago, I made a mild ale that my local homebrew club is doing as a group brew. After I made the whole batch and was waiting for fermentation to start, I discovered that my thermometer was not properly … Continue reading

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