Our second road trip for 2015 found us sampling some fine micro-brewed ales and eating flatbread appetizers and salads at Boxcar Brewing Company’s Brewpub in lovely downtown West Chester, PA. Granted we live in West Chester so the only rubber we wore out on this trip is the soles of our shoes.
We parked, and upon exiting the truck inhaled deeply the telltale waft of beer-making. Delighted, Cindy and I exhaled and strolled happily to the entrance, our taste buds eagerly anticipating the flavors in store.
It may not be so hard to find for hop-heads in the know, and close to the brewery’s limited area of distribution, but for the rest of us Heady Topper is almost as elusive as Bigfoot. Alas, Heady Topper actually exists! So we packed up our gear and went on the hunt, heading north into […]
These are the facts about fish bladders in Guinness, GMO Corn, MSG, Propylene Glycol in beer and caramel color in Newcastle Brown Ale. Countering misinformation and hype circulating the web.
It takes a lot of alcohol to kill germs, and there is just not enough alcohol in beer or wine to do the trick. Hops may help, but microorganisms can thrive, even excel in beer or wine. Best to thoroughly sanitize.