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I’d Tap That: A barrel of delicious brew

I’d Tap That: A barrel of delicious brew

Glassware: Rich and luscious stouts such as Ten Fidy Bourbon Barrel-Aged require glassware that allows the beer to warm slowly and trap the alluring aroma. Spiegelau has a stout glass that works great, but a snifter will suffice. The most important aspect with proper glassware is the subtle tapering to trap the aroma. Description: Ten […]

I’d Tap That: A truly merry experience this winter

I’d Tap That: A truly merry experience this winter

Glassware: Belgian beers have a very distinctive aroma that is the centerpiece for many of them and Merry Monks is no different. Glassware that helps trap the inviting aroma and allows the beer to warm very slowly is an absolute must. Any type of stemware such as a tulip glass, chalice, snifter or over sized […]

I’d Tap That: Terrapin’s Wake-n-Bake a great oatmeal, chocolate flavored stout

I’d Tap That: Terrapin’s Wake-n-Bake a great oatmeal, chocolate flavored stout

Glassware: Wake-n-Bake has a bouquet of wonderful aromas but requires a bit of warmth to unleash all of them. Glassware that allows the beer to warm slowly yet trap aroma is best suited for the beer. If possible, the Spiegelau stout glass is a wonderful choice with its thin walls and tapered shape however, a […]

I’d Tap That: Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am may have you begging for more

I’d Tap That: Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am may have you begging for more

Glassware: As with all IPAs the aroma is the key to enjoying the beer fully. This beer is most definitely heavy in aroma. The Spiegelau IPA glass is perfect and if you are an IPA lover you should own one already. A snifter glass will also work, just sit back and enjoy the phenomenal aroma! […]

I’d Tap That: Black IPAs are dark and hoppy, fit for craft beer enthusiasts

I’d Tap That: Black IPAs are dark and hoppy, fit for craft beer enthusiasts

Glassware: The roasted malt characteristics and hoppy aroma of Lead Feather calls for glassware that allows the beer to warm slowly and capture aromatics. The two best choices for glassware are the Spiegelau IPA or stout glass. Description: Lead Feather pours a deep brown black with fluffy beige head that leaves behind a thick lacing […]

I’d Tap That: A beer to serve for all

I’d Tap That: A beer to serve for all

Glassware: Belgian beers are subtle beers with layers of delicate nuances trapped inside that will show themselves in time, at least this is true with good ones. Valar Dohaeris from Ommegang is certainly a good one. Glassware that helps trap the aroma and allows the beer to warm slowly is best suited. Stemware is the […]

I’d Tap That: The taste of beer compels you

I’d Tap That: The taste of beer compels you

Glassware: Roadsmary’s Baby offers a wonderfully complex and inviting pumpkin spice aroma that is subtle yet powerful, and glassware that allows the beer to warm slowly and trap the aromatics is best suited for the beer. A snifter, nonic pint glass, tulip, or Willi Beecher pub glass are the best choices. Description: Roadsmary’s Baby pours […]

I’d Tap That: Jump into a local Oktoberfest

I’d Tap That: Jump into a local Oktoberfest

Glassware: Oktoberfest beers were traditionally brewed to be consumed in large quantities. Glassware that gets the beer from the glass into your mouth the quickest is standard fare for the style. If you are looking to enjoy a traditional experience then look no further than a dimpled beer stein that should be held aloft to […]

I’d Tap That: Local and fresh from the patch

I’d Tap That: Local and fresh from the patch

Glassware: Pumpkin ales are spiced ales and of course spices are only as good as their aromas so, to truly appreciate these beers, proper glassware is a must. The rich and warming spices notes are perfectly captured in glassware that is tapered in some manner creating an opening that does not allow the aromas to […]

Back Mountain BrewFest to offer more than 40 kinds of beer on Oct. 15

Back Mountain BrewFest to offer more than 40 kinds of beer on Oct. 15

DALLAS TWP. — More than 40 different kinds of beers will be available for tasting at the first-ever Back Mountain BrewFest on Saturday, Oct. 15. The event will tap into the region’s love of suds while benefiting the Back Mountain Fire & EMS, said Brenda Pugh, a member of the Dallas Area Fall Fair Committee. […]

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