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Free labor is the best labor


Something we learned early on is that, while brewing is fun, it is also hard work. And it was going to take a lot more hard work to progress our recipes where we wanted them to be.

BC Foreign Exchange | The Secret World of Teo Musso and Le Baladin


Close your eyes for a moment and allow yourself to dream in the field of all possibilities.  Imagine yourself in a snow covered village in the Piemonte foothills of the Alps.  Could you m

Trevese Brewers Dinner featuring Devils Canyon Brewing Company Recap


Nestled at the base of the Pacific Coast mountain range sits the tiny town of Los Gatos.

July 4, 2009: Anchor Liberty and Independence Day


Liberty is a concept of political philosophy and identifies the condition in which an individual has the right to act according to his or her own will.  (Wikipedia)

Raise Your Glass! To the Worst Beer


This week, I offer a toast to the worst beer I have had the misfortune to have tasted.  I don’t mean old, skunked out beer.  No, I mean a beer that never stood a chance.  I won’t rev

Chez Moeder Lambic: A legend is reborn in Brussels

Charles Cook

Jean Hummler and Nassim Dessicy run what just might be the top specialty beer cafe in the capital of the European Union, Brussels.

Brewery Marketing 101: Names and logos


Now for the fun part. You know you're starting a brewery, but you need to call it something. You need a logo. You need names for your beers.

Beer and the Zeitgeist


Attention America. There is a beer revolution going on. And you might just be missing out on it. 

Raise Your Glass! To 14ers


At over 14,000 feet above sea level, the wind is bitter, but painfully shy.  My breath hides from me, making each step a challenge.  I'm getting dizzier by the moment and my feet are way

BC Foreign Exchange | Treasures for the Beer Cellar


With Independence Day behind us, my thoughts turn to the excitement that, for now, sleeps like a stunned giant on the horizon.  In the next few weeks, our Monday Night Tasting Group unleashes

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