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E01 Eric Johnson, Barrel Aged Beer Debate

Home Brewer Eric Johnson and a Debate on Barrel-Aged Brewing Candid chat with Eric Johnson (Forest City Brewers) about his #homebrew process and other serious life challenges, Beer News: Real or Fake?, Drunk Debates: Barrel Aged Beers…too much/not enuff, and a rare tasting of Wisconsin Brewing Co. “Bourbonified Depth Charge”  featuring a unique story about a special

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It’s #IPADAY – 10 best IPA releases to look for

According to Craftbeer.com, IPA Day was founded in 2011 as a world-wide social media movement created to unite the voices of craft beer enthusiasts, bloggers and brewers. People, not corporate marketing at it’s best! It’s rumored that one of the first breweries to export beer to India was England’s Bow Brewery. It’s thought that hops were added

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New Beer Releases – JUNE

The latest releases from craft brewers around the US (June 2015) >> New Beer Releases Courtesy of RateBeer.com TYRANENA / LAKEFRONT: Triple IPA w/Grapefruit REVOLUTION: 1ZENUFF SOUTHERN TIER: Choklat Oranj JOLLY PUMPKIN: Rojzilla VICTORY: Sour Monkey   De Garde: The Anniversary De Garde: Nectarine Premiere Hopworks Urban Brewery: Stone Sticks and Stones Stone Stochasticity Project: HiFi+LoFi Mixtape Fort George / Georgetown: Pfriem 3-Way IPA Urban

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Big Brew Podcast 2015

PODCAST – Series 1/Episode 1 Big Brew Podcast 2015 at Pappasito’s in Rockford, IL with Forest City Brewers:   Celebrate National Homebrew Day May 2, 2015 and prepare for the most homebrew to made in one day…ever. National Homebrew Day was announced before Congress May 7, 1988. American Homebrewers Association (AHA) created AHA Big Brew as an annual event

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