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Welcome to 2015!

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Well, it’s 2015! 2014 was a good year for beer and a good year for Brew in Review. 2014 was our first year, so we don’t have much to compare to, but let’s go through some of the highlights. The Big Trip: Travel to Portland, Oregon and Hawaii In June, we went to Portland for […]

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Bridge Road Brewers’ 1000th Batch!

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About a week ago, Bridge Road bottled their 100oth batch of beer! Now, that’s not 1000 different kinds of beer (give them time…), it’s 1000 brews done by Bridge Road. For a brewery that started in 2005, that’s over 100 brews per year; about two per week! Master Brewer Ben Kraus said in an article […]

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What is terroir?

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The concept of “terroir” is usually reserved for wine. It’s the concept that the flavour of the wine is affected by soil, climate, and vineyard location. So a wine made from a grape grown at one location would have different characteristics than a wine made from the same grape grown at a different location. The […]

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Beer and Sports

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Apologies in advance, this post turned into a bit of a rant that didn’t really make a point in the end… Basically, they should be serving better beer at sporting events. By better beer I mean craft beer. Why? Because it’s tasty! We all know that when we go see a sport in the stadium, […]

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Keeping Track of Craft Beer Drinking

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Craft beer is a serious hobby, but, at a point, it becomes difficult to keep track of everything. To me, the craft beer hobby comes down to striving for two things: Trying new things (constantly) Coming back to some new old favourites from time to time Keeping track of all the great beer you’ve had […]

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What is a sessionable beer?

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Beers are often refereed to as a “sessionable beer” or “not a sessionable beer,” and this term is often batted around, and sometimes the meaning depends on context, or the term is used vaguely. So what is a sessionable beer? People who have been drinking craft beer for awhile have a good idea of what […]

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Ten Good Reasons to Drink Craft Beer

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There’s lots of good reasons to drink beer, but beer is often seen as a cheap drink, a drink just to poor down your throat and get you drunk.  At least, that’s what we were all taught in school… So yes, getting a little bit tipsy is one good reason to drink beer, but with […]

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What are you drinking at home?

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At home, I typically like to stick with homebrew, that is, when I’m not drinking something to write a review. I’m an avid homebrewer (and also keep track of everything over at We Make Homebrew with Mikey from Beer With Mikey). I would imagine a lot of beer nuts like myself are into the homebrew as […]

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