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The Great Candi Syrup Experiment

If you have made Belgian beers before there is a really good chance you have heard or seen candi sugar and candi syrup along the way. These two are forms of the same fermentable sugar and are widely used by commercial and home brewers alike.

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A Week in Laramie: The Front Street Tavern

At this point the bar starts to fill with people of all varieties. It’s nearing the end of happy hour, so I order another pint just to round out my time here, as well as by a t-shirt. The bartenders cop me a beer, and I feel right at home. My head is buzzing with romantic ideals (and alcohol too), and the whole world turns rosy. This is a place I could stay for a long time.

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A Week in Laramie: Part 2

A true measure of a brewer’s abilities is whether he or she can brew a tasty, low-alcohol and low-IBU beer that remains elegant, delicious, and drinkable. This kölsch hits the spot. Straw-yellow, a crisp hoppy bitterness, with a bready malt profile, but it finishes clean and dry.

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A Week in Laramie: Part 1

During the first week of May, Andrew De Haan took a trip to Laramie, Wyoming to visit a friend of his. What follows is a log of beer and adventure from drinking in Denver and Laramie.

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No Boil Berliner Weiss

Hi everyone, it’s Nick! For the last year, Andrew (the newest addition to the shop) and I have been discussing older styles of beers. After doing several sour beers, I finally decided to try my hand at a few techniques that I have researched, and I want to share my results with you.

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The Great Belgian Pumpkin Beer

For the past month we have been helping people put together recipes for their pumpkin beers. Here is one that I know you will enjoy. Come on in, and we can get the ingredients together for you!

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Livin La Vida Loca Cream Ale

Ben O’Connor makes a light, summer beer for Ricky Martin. No, not the Latin heart throb. Ricky Martin is Allison O’Connor’s dad, who lives in the mountains of western North Carolina.

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