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Efficiency & Innovation: Allagash Brewing Company

Having not paid a visit to Allagash Brewing Company (Portland, Maine) since 2011 it was a clear choice for the first of three breweries that my wife and I would visit on our five day New England road trip…So after … Continue reading

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#FABQ: Frequently Asked Beer Questions

Video Synopsis: Sharing the history of my craft beer and homebrewing journey by answering Tasting Nitch’s Frequently Asked Beer Questions. The Questions: 1. how did you get into beer geeking?/why beer? 2. whats your favorite beer? 3. if you have … Continue reading

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Best In Show Brew: Innkeeper Barleywine @ Man Skirt Brewing

Back in October of 2016 my Inn Keeper English Barleywine took 2nd place in the Best In Show rounds at NJ’s Motown Mash competition. For winning I was presented with the opportunity to brew a scaled up version of my … Continue reading

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Homebrew Wednesday 85 and 86

Homebrew Wednesday 85: Adjusting The Balance Posted to my YouTube channel on  12/13/16 Homebrewing Updates (discussed in video): Blind Faith Imperial Stout brew day and plans for additions to secondary fermenter. Announcement: Brewing my Innkeeper Barleywine at Man Skirt Brewing … Continue reading

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TBP Podcast: Carton Brewing Company’s Augie Carton

Podcast Version:   To celebrate our anniversary my wife and I decided to check out one of our favorite New Jersey breweries, Carton Brewing Company (Atlantic Highlands, NJ). While there I was fortunate to be able to chat with Carton’s … Continue reading

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TBP Presents: A closer look at Pilsner Urquell w/ Senior Trade Brewmaster Václav Berka

As an avid craft beer drinker and homebrewer one beer style that to me transcends the entirety of commercial beer’s history and evolution is the pilsner. A beer style that on its most basic level is defined as a crisp … Continue reading

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Extra Precious Bitter (ESB): Recipe and Review

Since I began home-brewing in May 2009 I’ve brewed mostly within the parameters of the beer styles that I’ve brewed. Meaning, even when I put a slight twist on a traditional beer style I have yet to utilize ingredients that have the … Continue reading

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