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The Brewed Palate Presents: Hops: Everyone’s Favorite Flower (Part Two) @ Bitter & Esters

Topics covered in Part Two: Bitterness Units / Gravity Units ratio, Aromatic Oils, Different Hop Products, Uses for hops in the brewing process and conditioning, Factors that affect hop bitterness, flavor, and aroma, Growing Hops at home… On January 5, … Continue reading

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The Brewed Palate Presents: Hops: Everyone’s Favorite Flower (Part One) @ Bitter & Esters

On January 5, 2014 I attended a class about hops at my local home-brew shop, Bitter and Esters. Being that my primary goal for The Brewed Palate is to share my beer related adventures with as many people as possible; … Continue reading

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Stone Enjoy by 12.21.12

While I planned on posting this review closer to when I actually drank this purposely and extremely fresh double IPA i.e. 12/8/12. I was inspired by Stone Brewing Co. CEO Greg Koch’s “GK vBlog Enjoy(ing) By 12.21.12 IPA Amongst the … Continue reading

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Stone Brewing Co. Delivers The Hops

As is the case with many beer geeks nowadays, my craving for the intense aromas, flavors, and bitterness of hops often directs me to picking up some of Stone Brewing Company’s (Escondido, CA) year round beers. Therefore, before reviewing some … Continue reading

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A Chat with Chuck Silva of Green Flash Brewing Co.

On Wednesday, August 8th I arranged to call Chuck Silva, the brewmaster of Green Flash Brewing Company at 12pm (EST) the next day in order to catch up after not seeing each other for over a year. Subsequently, in the … Continue reading

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Garrett Oliver: Brewmaster of Brooklyn Brewery @ Buddha Beer Bar 7/19/12

On Thursday 7/19/12 Buddha Beer Bar held a special event featuring 11 different beers from Brooklyn Brewery. As a special treat for all those in attendance, brewmaster Garrett Oliver was present to chat about his beers. Having met and gotten … Continue reading

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The Alchemist Heady Topper Review

On Tuesday June 5, 2012 a friend texted me that Rattle n Hum had cans of The Alchemist’s Heady Topper, a double IPA that has received much acclaim and hype. Luckily when I got there after going out to dinner, … Continue reading

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