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New Albion Ale Launch Party, and History

Originally posted Oct 21, 2014... Updated story regarding their can release. In fact We're enjoying some now! New Albion Can Release Party - October 9th, 2017 Congratulations to Jack & Renee re-launching New Albion Beer! Here is a few snippets from that evening...

Oatmeal Brown Beercakes – Beer Me for Breakfast

Pre 1800's, beer was the breakfast of champions. Say what?! Yes friends, in those days the water was far too contaminated. Plus, tea and coffee were not widely available. So our great ancestors broke their fast by knocking back a few brews with all of those delicious...

Alcohol Crafting in North Carolina – Part 1 – Before The Civil War

North Carolina craft brewing has a long and exciting history. This 3 part series takes a look at the past present and future of alcohol production in the state on behalf of one of its newest producers, Three Stacks Distilling Company, the maker of Social House Vodka....

Christmas Ale Bacon Recipe

You know I remember Christmas as THE time of the year to spread joy with gifts, love & gratitude. Ohhhhh man, I can't think of any better way then to share this awesome recipe involving two gifts we love. Bacon & Christmas Ale. Enjoy! CHRISTMAS ALE BACON: Prep time: 1...

North Carolina’s Social House Vodka Partners with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits for Multi-State Distribution Agreement

After only three months of production and rapid growth across NC, the relationship opens the door to bring the farm-to-flask spirit to an additional seven U.S. markets RALEIGH, N.C. (November 15, 2017) – Social House Vodka, a new, handcrafted and gluten-free vodka...

Craft Brewers Unite Against Big Beer Anheuser Busch

Taking on Big Beer Craft Brewers are uniting and rallying around the attack on the independent breweries. AB InBev. acquired 10 craft brewers in the U.S. since 2011, attempting to "fast pass" their way into the fastest growing segment in the beer industry. "Attempting...

Win a Pair of Tickets to Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival

150 Beers, 50 Breweries, 1 Island The Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival will feature 50 Breweries ranging from island produced brews to the west coast. Festival attendees will enjoy unlimited tasting of 150 beers, ciders and more. Each brewery will be pouring a...

New Brewing Technology Allow Brewers to Create Beer out of thin Air!

New Sustainable Brewing Technology Brewers across the country are embracing new technology to tackle some of the industry’s most pressing sustainability challenges: emissions and water. References to carbon capture are often reserved for discussions of power plants...

Smoked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe – Official

Cherry Smoked Macaroni and Cheese 1/2 stick butter 3 tablespoons flour 3 cups milk 1 tablespoon Kelley's Stone Ground Mustard 2 teaspoons Sweet Baby Ray's Hickory & Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce 2 teaspoon House-Autry Extra Chicken Breading Mix 1 cup aged Sharp Cheddar...

Food Hacking Our Sunday Night Dinner with House-Autry

Sometime last year I started to approach Sundays a little different. It began when my wife bought me Sammy Hagar's "Are We Having Fun Yet? The Cooking & Partying Handbook" for my birthday. The book really appealed to my inner "practitioner" so I jumped in trying his...

Brew Reviews

Night Shift Morph IPA | The Craftavore Tastes Ep. #2

Night Shift Morph IPA | The Craftavore Tastes Ep. #1 Here is another episode of from Max at The Craftavore Tastes. Check out his review of Night Shift Morph IPA. Weighs in at 6.0% ABV. The Craftavore Tastes Rating -3.75 caps Aroma - Bold, grassy aroma. Lemony in the...

Barrier Non-Cents Session IPA | The Craftavore Tastes Ep. #10

Barrier Non-Cents Session IPA | The Craftavore Tastes Ep. #10 Here is another episode of from Max at The Craftavore Tastes. Check out his review of Barrier Non-Cents Session IPA. Weighs in at 5.0% ABV. The Craftavore Tastes Rating - 4.00 caps Aroma - Tropical fruits,...

Evil Twin/Prairie Even More Bible Belt | The Craftavore Tastes Ep. #04

Evil Twin/Prairie Even More Bible Belt | The Craftavore Tastes Ep. #04 Here is another episode of from Max at The Craftavore Tastes. Check out his review of Evil Twin/Prairie Even More Bible Belt. Weighs in at 13% ABV. The Craftavore Tastes Rating - 4.25 caps Aroma -...

Lavery The Weight (Rye Whiskey) – EBBB Craft Beer Review

Erie Better Beer - Lavery The Weight (Rye Whiskey) Here is another installment from Mark Pyle and the boys at the Erie Better Beer Bureau. Check out their craft beer review of Lavery The Weight (Rye Whiskey). Weighs in at 7.2% alcohol. Aroma - Wood. Spicy Rye Notes....

Troegs Mad Eld Grand Cru – EBBB Craft Beer Review

Erie Better Beer - Troegs Mad Eld Grand Cru Here is another installment from Mark Pyle and the boys at the Erie Better Beer Bureau. Check out their craft beer review of Troegs Mad Eld Grand Cru. Weighs in at 11% alcohol. Aroma - Spicy, Mild Ginger with a hint of...

Fremont Barrel Aged Coconut B-Bomb – EBBB Craft Beer Review

Fremont Barrel Aged Coconut B-Bomb Here is another installment from Mark, Brian, and Mory at Erie Better Beer Bureau. Check out their craft beer review of Fremont Barrel Aged Coconut B-Bomb. Weighs in at 13% Alcohol. Aroma - Coconut and chocolate, bourbon, oak and...

Side Project Fencerow (Blend #3) – EBBB Craft Beer Review

Side Project Fencerow (Blend #3) Here is another installment from Brian and Mory from the Erie Better Beer Bureau. Check out their craft beer review of Side Project Fencerow (Blend #3). Weighs in at 6% Alcohol. Aroma - Fruity (blackberries) and slightly sour....

Westbrook Mexican Cake (Port) – EBBB Craft Beer Review

Westbrook Mexican Cake (Port) Here is another installment from Mark Pyle and the boys at the Erie Better Beer Bureau. Check out their craft beer review of Westbrook Mexican Cake (Port). Weighs at 10.5% Alcohol. Bottled on 10/26/17 Aroma - Huge port and chocolate with...

Holy Mountain Hand of Glory – EBBB Craft Beer Review

Holy Mountain Hand of Glory Here is another installment from Mark Pyle and the boys at the Erie Better Beer Bureau. Check out their review of Holy Mountain Hand of Glory. Weighs in at 13% ABV. Aroma - Sweet candy, Bourbon, Cognac, woody bitterness Taste - Smooth, Hint...

Trillium Headroom (2017) – EBBB Craft Beer Review

Erie Better Beer - Trillium Headroom (2017) Here is another installment from Mark Pyle and the boys at the Erie Better Beer Bureau. Check out their craft beer review of Trillium Headroom (2017). Weighs at 8% DIPA. Aroma - Hearty - Big, and thick. Peach and Mango....

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Beer Trading 101

So, you been reading about all these Great Beers that people are Posting on Facebook, or seeing your friends drinking these "Whales". One way is to order from sites that actually sell beer on-line. Or Jump head first into the world of Beer Trading. Step 1~Where do I...

Oatmeal Brown Beercakes – Beer Me for Breakfast

Pre 1800's, beer was the breakfast of champions. Say what?! Yes friends, in those days the water was far too contaminated. Plus, tea and coffee were not widely available. So our great ancestors broke their fast by knocking back a few brews with all of those delicious...

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