Monthly Archives: January 2005

January events

Some beer events coming up this month: Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival: Egan Center in Anchorage, Alaska, Friday and Saturday, January 14 and 15. 5th Annual Strong Beer Festival

Beer color chart

I thought this might be interesting to people. I found this online somewhere almost two years ago, and it seems like something that should be incredibly useful: the beer color chart.

Brewery Smoke Stack For Sale

On eBay, that is. No kidding, it’s a smoke stack from the "Original Hudepohl brewery" in Cincinnati. Currently this auction has 3 days left and is up to 1.5 million dollars. I wouldn’t hold my breath that the link I provided will be persistent, so here’s some of the text from the auction: The Hudepohl brewery will be under development and the original smoke stack is up for auction as a one of a kind … Continue reading →

Diet Beer

Found on a Swedish beer that is not only low in carbs, but it lowers cholesterol too! The unique brewing process employs oats instead of barley and uses a special enzyme technology to create a beer containing beta-glucans. Research has found that these natural grain fibers can lower cholesterol. Clinical studies are underway in Sweden and the results will be evaluated in the beginning of 2005. Getting research subjects for the cholesterol-lowering study, was … Continue reading →