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February 15 2009 Beer and Brewing Newsletter


Here are the latest articles from the Beer and Brewing site at
BellaOnline.com.

Beer Trivia for Master Geeks
How much do you really know about beer? Look over these questions and test your knowledge like a true lover of beer.

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art60830.asp

C. Stegmaier & Son - A Photo from the Past
When you look at an old photo, do you barely notice it, or do you wonder what life was like for those surly coots? Do you look for the details? Recently, a friend brought me a copy of a photograph taken in front of the C. Stegmaier & Son brewery in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, circa 1894.

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art60529.asp

Coors UK - Gender Prejudice through Project Eve
Coors UK, an international division of Molson Coors headquartered in the UK, has uncaged their market researching Neanderthals in an attempt to discover why UK women are put-off by beer.

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art60284.asp

Football & Beer - Divisional Playoffs 2009
Now that the holidays are over, the world of brawn and power grasps our attention. Although we girls may roll our eyes at the very mention of Super Bowl Divisional Playoffs and Conference Championships, those tight buns and broad shoulders are hard for a woman to resist.

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art60280.asp

From the Beer Fox Archives

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Beer Ambassador Phil Farrell and His Loyal Mascot
Across the dunes and the sizzling landscape, a visitor could be seen in the distance, blurred by a rising tsunami of sand that charged forward like a team of brazen horses.

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art52386.asp

Beer Float Recipes - Sweet Seduction
You are a beer lover, and as such, possess a super-human power to overcome the heat. Exotic? Intemperate?

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art52315.asp

Beer Fox Tip of the Week:

Every beer judge has had moments when he felt his Sense of Smell was highly polished, and others when he wondered if he could smell at all. Many factors affect the way we perceive smell, including the amount of sleep we had, our level of health, the surroundings, and common interferences like the residue from hand soap or scented deodorant.

It helps to train our taste-buds on a regular basis. By doing so, we become acclimated to identifying aromas that may confuse the average person. An easy routine is to infuse cotton balls with the scent of oils and extracts that are a common part of our lives - perfume, peppermint, vanilla and vinegar, cinnamon, lemon oil, orange extract, rum flavoring, and almond extract. Place the individual cotton balls into 35 mm film canisters, and punch a few pinholes in the top. Fill a few canisters with various coffees, spices such as cardamom and coriander, heather, and pepper.

Take your time comparing and contrasting aromas. Give your self breathing room. Try to identify the smells without looking at the labels. Close your eyes and associate each smell with an experience you have had. You will find that your skill at identifying aromas increases markedly with practice, even on bad days.

Beer Fox Laugh of the Week:

These are from a book called Disorder in the American Courts, and are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and now published by court reporters that had the torment of staying calm while these exchanges were actually taking place.

ATTORNEY: What was the first thing your husband said to you that morning?
WITNESS: He said, 'Where am I, Cathy?'
ATTORNEY: And why did that upset you?
WITNESS: My name is Susan!
__________

ATTORNEY: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact?
WITNESS: Gucci sweats and Reeboks.
__________

ATTORNEY: Are you sexually active?
WITNESS: No, I just lie there.
__________

ATTORNEY: This myasthenia gravis, does it affect your memory at all?
WITNESS: Yes.
ATTORNEY: And in what ways does it affect your memory?
WITNESS: I forget.
ATTORNEY: You forget? Can you give us an example of something you forgot?
__________

ATTORNEY: Now doctor, isn't it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn't know about it until the next morning?
WITNESS: Did you actually pass the bar exam?
__________

ATTORNEY: The youngest son, the twenty-year-old, how old is he?
WITNESS: He's twenty, much like your IQ.
__________

ATTORNEY: Were you present when your picture was taken?
WITNESS: Are you ****ting me?
__________

ATTORNEY: She had three children, right?
WITNESS: Yes.
ATTORNEY: How many were boys?
WITNESS: None.
ATTORNEY: Were there any girls?
W ITNESS : Your Honor, I think I need a different attorney. Can I get a new attorney?
__________

ATTORNEY: How was your first marriage terminated?
WITNESS: By death.
ATTORNEY: And by whose death was it terminated?
WITNESS: Take a guess.
__________

Beer News:

Iron Hill Brewery is "bailing out" randomly-lucky customers with a custom-designed 'Stimulus Plan." At least five times a week, a table of guests receives a card - rather than a check - announcing they have been 'bailed out" and Iron Hill is picking up the tab. Patrons appreciate the gesture and are taking a more light-hearted view of the challenging economic conditions.

Beer Fests and Events:

Beerdrinker of the Year Competition - Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, Denver, Colorado, USA - February 21st, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Beerdrinker of the Year 2008 Matt Venzke of Yorktown, Virginia will hand the crown over to a new winner at the annual competition. Three Finalists, chosen by a panel of experienced beer industry review panel, will compete for the coveted title, free beer for life at Wynkoop Brewing Company, $250 in beer at their home beer bar, BDOTY clothing, and their name engraved on the official trophy. Finalists for the 2009 competition are J Mark Angelus of Nehalem, Oregon, Cody Christman of Denver, Colorado, and Phil Farrell of Cummings, Georgia. Farrell is hoping his famous rubber chicken will bring him luck in this year's contest!
For information: http://www.wynkoop.com/

The 2nd Annual Philly Beer Week (PBW) 2009 - Kicks-off on Friday, March 6, 2009 at 7 p.m., in the Comcast Center Lobby and Winter Garden at 17th street and JFK Boulevard in Philadelphia, PA. USA with the Opening Tap, a celebration honoring over 30 regional breweries in“the best beer-drinking city in America.” The Opening Tap will begin with a ceremonial ‘first tap’ using the official Philly Beer Week Keg Mallet, followed by a strolling beer tasting and a festive awards ceremony. Tickets: $40 online / $50 at the door
For information and tickets online: http://www.phillybeerweek.org

Craft Beer of the Week Award

Old Habit Strong Rye Ale, Excelsior Series - Ithaca Beer Company, Ithaca, New York, USA
Style: Barrel Aged Rye Beer - 9% ABV

A dark amber body glistens as she shows off her head, the color of light brown sugar. Her nose is bready and sweet, inviting you to dive into pleasure. Four rye malts are blended with Centennial and Crystal Hops; then partially fermented in whiskey barrels before final blending. The results are like apricots and cherries on the tongue, smooth and silky, bready like fruitcake, but without the sweetness. Such a superb treasure can only be crafted by a true artisan. This is magnan-ificent!

Cheers!

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Carolyn Smagalski, Beer and Brewing Editor
http://Beer.bellaonline.com

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