FOOD HOLIDAY: National IPA Day For Craft Beer Lovers

[1] A refreshing glass of IPA. The flowers to the left of the glass are hops (photo © Homebrewers Association). [2] For IPA fanatics, there’s a special glass engineered to highlight the flavors and aromas of IPA (photo © Kegworks). [3] On a summer day, enjoy a cold IPA with an antipasto plate (photo ©…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Have Fun With The History Of Food

If you love food, you may love learning more about it. Museums mount enlightening exhibits that put the history of our mainstay foods in perspective. Take beer. The New York Historical Society has just opened an exhibit called Beer Here, Brewing New York’s History. Chock full of artifacts, the exhibit runs through September 2, 2012.…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: American Craft Beer Week

This poster says, “Time to have a party.”Image courtesy CraftBeer.com.   This is a great time to be a beer lover. The American craft brewing movement, which began around 1980, has come of age. Stores are laden with full-flavored beers in many styles. In fact, we now have more beer styles and beer brands to…
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TRENDS: Craft Beer

Try a spicy beer with your fruitcake. Photo courtesy CraftBeer.com. Here’s an idea for Christmas dinner or New Year’s Eve: Treat guests to a craft beer tasting. As we relayed last week, a Wakefield Research survey shows that more than 60% of men would prefer to toast the New Year with beer rather than Champagne.…
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