Monthly Archives: February 2007

Super Bowl beers

Forget the "Bud Bowl" and macrobrews; let’s briefly look at beers for the Super Bowl, from another angle: from the respective cities (Chicago and Indianapolis) this year. Since most Super Bowl parties can be longish events, you might want to stick to more of the session beers rather than the high-alcohol ones. Chicago of course has Goose Island. Two session recommendations that would go well with most party fare are the Honkers Ale (4.3% alcohol) … Continue reading →

The Beer Hacker: Beer brewing software

Wonder of wonders, I’ve finally written another Beer Hacker article! To anyone not familiar with "The Beer Hacker," check out the introduction here. A few years ago I posted on my other blog on the subject of brewing software, and had laid out a set of criteria for what I’d like to see in such a package. It’s been a long time since I’ve looked at brewing programs, and figured revisiting and reviewing a bunch … Continue reading →

Press Release: Redhook Long Hammer Ale Nails Down Taste

CRAFT BREW LOVERS HAVE NEW BAR CALL FOR ORDERING POPULAR INDIA PALE ALE Redhook Ale Brewery honors roots by renaming its Redhook IPA to “Long Hammer IPA” SEATTLE, January 31, 2007 – Redhook Ale Brewery has rechristened its popular bold-spirit, dry-hopped India Pale Ale (IPA) today by officially renaming it “Long Hammer IPA.” Reflecting on everything great that was ever built—transcontinental train tracks, impossible pipelines, soaring skyscrapers—the namesake pays tribute to our predecessors who used … Continue reading →