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Archive for November 2013

November 27, 2013

Make Your Own Schlafly Beer Advent Calendar

With the Thanksgiving weekend almost upon us, we thought it might be fun to offer up a simple DIY project you can do while you’re waiting for the turkey to cook. We present to you: Make Your Own Schlafly Beer Advent Calendar. That’s right! Just follow these 6 easy steps and you can turn a regular case of Schlafly Beer into a fun way to count down to Christmas for the whole family (the whole family who are of legal drinking age.) Alright, let’s grab our materials and get ready to put the “Craft” into “Craft Beer”!

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November 21, 2013

Coffee Chocolate Blond Ale: A Collaboration with Patric Chocolate, Kaldi's Coffee and Schlafly Beer

What’s in a name? What matters is the true nature of something and how it satisfies the true sense, taste and flavor of our heart’s desire. Were Juliet Capulet here to imbibe today, she might say “ A beer by any other name would taste as sweet…”

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November 7, 2013

Weird Things Can Happen in a Hop Field at One in the Morning

Weird things can happen in a hop field at one in the morning.  Stuffing a surprise 200 lb. bale of mystery hops into an already full cargo van is one thing. Also though, envelopment in the overwhelming aroma of hops and the dark walls of nearby trellised fields can bring a long-time brewer feelings of introspection and sentimentality.  Follow a hop farmer through his fields in the dark, and a long connection with a bine called humulus lupulus, becomes deeper, more intrinsic. There is also evidence of hard work reaping rewards, hope in a strong future, and a recognition that things in the brewing industry are changing.

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November 4, 2013

Top Fermentation - November 2013

This November marks the end of the Michael Bloomberg era in New York City. Bloomberg’s time as mayor will best be remembered for three reasons: first, his “stop and frisk” program, which some critics denounced as racial profiling; second, his health initiative to limit the servings of soft drinks´╗┐…

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