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398 days ago

St. Patrick's Day The Beer Chicks's Way! - Tips and Rec's

St. Patricks’s Day Beer Ordering Tips: We don’t like to look foolish amongst the true Irish while sipping Stouts on this day of drink. So follow our lead, stay away from these ‘Dont’s’ and you will do right by the Irish on their day of celebration:

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398 days ago

Don't Order a Black 'n' Tan....

This St. Patrick's day as you step up to the bar to order your half stout half pale lager or pale ale concoction, please don't order a 'Black 'n' Tan'. Yes the bartender may not spit in your eye, but if he or she is a true Irishman or woman, they may be cursing you under their breath, albeit with an accent as smooth as butter. 
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398 days ago

Stout of the Irish

Is there anything more Irish in the beer world than the Irish Stout?  Other than a Leprechaun drinking said Irish Stout, the answer is a resounding "N-O!"  We all think we know what a Stout is, but do we really?  The word Stout as it applies to beer was originally a general term for a strong dark beer (Mmmmm).  Stouts have an impressive range from chocolaty and smooth, to bitter and intense. 
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562 days ago

The Naked Brewer is here!!



Today our second book is available for purchase! The Naked Brewer: Fearless Homebrewing, Tips, Tricks & Rule-Breaking Recipes (Penguin, NY) is all about taking your love of beer into your kitchen and brewing your own! 

We started as beer-drinkers, then became Beer Sommeliers, and that led to our first book The Naked Pint: An Unadulterated Guide to Craft Beer (Penguin, NY).

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567 days ago

Oktoberfesting!

Though Munich is many miles away, (17,159 miles from us to be exact), we Americans embrace Oktoberfest as our own homegrown festival. A debauched celebration of sausage, Lederhosen, chicken dancing, and giant steins of beer. From frat boys to fine diners, everyone wants a piece of Oktoberfest bites and brews.

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601 days ago

Ass Over Teakettle Beer Cocktail Recipe from our show on Hungry You Tube

If you liked our first episode on beer cocktails on Hungry You Tube, and the cocktail looked delectable to the point of needing to make it right now after a trip to BevMo on your way home.  Here are some instructions on how to very easily make the delicious Ass Over Teakettle Quadruple Martini (the drink's original name) for yourself.  The recipe follows... and please - a heartfelt plea from The Beer Chicks - please do not light yourself on fire.
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619 days ago

The Beer Chicks Collaborate with New Belgium & Elysian

New Belgium says "When 2 breweries set off to make great beers together, the end journey is the beginning of a very new trip."  We were lucky enough to collaborate with these 2 awesome breweries of which NB speaks, Elysian Brewing in Seattle and New Belgium Brewing to create a delicious beer called in New Belgian's Trip series - Trip XIII in fact - called Honey Chamomile Blonde! 

 

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652 days ago

Do Your Patriotic Duty!

It’s time to celebrate Independence, Patriotism, all things American. Cherry pie, bbq, potato salad, hot dogs, jello mold.  Hopefully you’ll be passing the day and evening with friends and family, food and music, and the occasional fireworks show (where they’re still legal and not a fire danger).
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691 days ago

Beer is Big in Japan

America is not the only country experiencing a craft beer revolution. Italy is in full force, New Zealand is producing fantastic, hoppy brews, and Japan, yes Japan, is creating some truly impressive beer.
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716 days ago

Bock: The Beer of Spring

Bock beers, we've all heard of them.  And like many things in the craft beer world, maybe just took for granted that we knew what it meant.   Beeradvocate.com says that the origins of bock beer are arguable. The most popular theory is that the name comes from a pagan influence that the beer was only to be brewed during the sign of the Capricorn goat and that "bock" means goat in German.  Or maybe it means that drinking them makes you feel like you got kicked in the head by a goat!
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