Is Budweiser American?

Dec 8, 2017

Budweiser is an American beer, but the original Budweiser comes from the southern Czech city of České Budějovice (“Budweis” in German), where brewing has been going on since long before Columbus bumped into America. A tour at the beloved local Budweiser, also called Budvar, is a pilgrimage for many lager lovers. T ...

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Beer Gift ideas

Nov 30, 2017

Beer lovers come in all shapes, sizes and snobbery levels, but even if keeping up with their latest Untappd check-ins or can release campout is near impossible, buying them gifts should be easy as a pint of beer. Below, we have a list of beer gifts that can please any palate, be it that of a book-loving locavore, beer trading fanatic. No matter the beer personality, we have you covered with these gift ideas that celebrate your geek’s one true passion…Beer.   1. Beer Gift Pack These themed gift boxes come with the best gifts possible. They have something for ...

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International Stout Day

Nov 2, 2017

What is a Stout Stout is a dark beer made using roasted malt or roasted barley, hops, water and yeast. Stouts were traditionally the generic term for the strongest or stoutest porters, typically 7% or 8%, produced by a brewery. The first stouts were produced in the 1730s. The Russian Imperial Stout was inspired by brewers back in the 1800’s to win over the Russian Czar. “Imperial porter” came before “imperial stout” and the earliest noted use of “Imperial” to describe a beer comes from the Caledonian Mercury of February 1821, when a coffeehouse in Edinburgh was advertising “Edinburgh Ales, ...

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