Fifty Fifty Beer Dinner at Kitchen Door

While the Brew Sherpa and Sherpette were traveling the globe in search of adventure and zymurgical enlightenment, the Brew Sirdar sought out some beery delights much closer to home. One so close, in fact, that he could have walked there. The outstanding Kitchen Door restaurant in Napa, in conjunction with Mutineer Magazine, has been hosting monthly craft beer … Continue reading Fifty Fifty Beer Dinner at Kitchen Door

Victory for a cause

As Brewticular and Brew Sirdar sipped on their cold brews, a conversation arose that would lead to a path that some have questioned, but few have truly explored….  What is the most important ingredient in brewing? When most do their reviews of a brew, they talk about the IBU, SRM, hop variety, or malt, or … Continue reading Victory for a cause

Hops out in the Northeast – More Beer Here

“I look forward to meeting you on Saturday”, I said to Steve Miller.  A nearly 400 mile roundtrip from Eastern Pennsylvania to Springport, New York, would be well worth the time to meet Cornell University’s Cooperative Extension hops specialist.  Not only is Steve deeply committed to reviving the farming production of hops in the Northeast, he also had … Continue reading Hops out in the Northeast – More Beer Here