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Adventures in Homebrewing: Get Jacked Collaboration with Intuition Ale Works (Part II)

I’m really passionate about three things: coffee, beer, and food. Music and sex are okay, too. When you get the opportunity to do something that involves combining two of your greatest passions, you jump at it. And no, I’m not talking about food fetishes. I’m talking about coffee beers. , I had the extreme privilege of teaming up with Intuition Ale Works’ experimental brewer, , to collaborate on a set of coffee beers that will be available exclusively at BREW Five Points during Jax Beer Week. See and  here. PART II – Brew Day With the general idea for our homebrew …

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Adventures in Homebrewing: Get JACKED Collaboration with Intuition Ale Works (Part I)

I’m really passionate about three things: coffee, beer, and food. Music and sex are okay, too. When you get the opportunity to do something that involves combining two of your greatest passions, you jump at it. And no, I’m not talking about food fetishes. I’m talking about coffee beers. For my first homebrew experiment, I had the extreme privilege of teaming up with Intuition Ale Works’ experimental brewer, Nathan Fulton, to collaborate on a set of coffee beers that will be available exclusively at BREW Five Points during Jax Beer Week. See and  here. PART I – Plans, Plots, and …

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Sip on This: Beers You Should Be Drinking in September

Like all the best things in life, great beer is an ephemeral thing. Sure there are bottles worth aging (though fewer actually improve with age than you might think), but most are best fresh and in their season. These days it’s less about the availability of ingredients or limitations stemming from the weather – technology has enabled us to overcome those primitive constraints – and more about tradition and emotion. We drink seasonal beers because they root us in the moment, capturing the flavors, aromas and the essence of the season. So, here are some beers. Some of them are …

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Beer History: Oktoberfest

Germany’s history with beer is a storied one to be sure and the German style of beer-making is easily the most proliferated and widely accepted standard the world over. One could point to different moments throughout history as being the crucial point that led to Germany’s zymurgical ascension – the formation of the Hanseatic League, the Reinheitsgebot, etc. – but perhaps none seems as relevant to the modern imbiber as the marriage between Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Sachsen-Hildburghausen, now known as . While those other tales of German beer lore are worth telling and I …

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A Week of Hops – Jax Beer Week

November 7-14 is Jax Beer Week! You can celebrate Jacksonville’s craft brew scene at any of your favorite local brew bars and spots. We’ve included a sampling of events during the week. The events are too numerous to name them all here, but you can see the Facebook or check in with any of the craft brewers to see what they have on tap for the week (literally and figuratively). Nov 7 9am, Kickoff brunch at Brew Five Points Starting at 10am, Learn to Homebrew Day at Just Brew It, next to Bold City. Homebrew competition starts at 1pm. Nov …

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