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February 27 2005 Beer and Brewing Newsletter

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Beer Styles - Tribute to Jackson , Eckhardt , Gatza  & Papazian
How is beer style determined?  Thanks to the work of Jackson, Eckhardt, Gatza and Papazian, styles are as clear as a German kolschbier.
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Beer Fox Tip of the Week:

Porters and stouts are compatible additions to a spice or chocolate cake recipe.  They lend moistness to the cake itself, and enhance the flavors of chocolate and spice.

Beer Fox Laugh of the Week:

A man is walking by a brewpub and hears the patrons chanting, "Thirteen! Thirteen! Thirteen!"

Quite curious about all this, he sees a hole in the door, looks in, and someone pokes him in the eye.

Everyone in the brewpub starts chanting "Fourteen! Fourteen! Fourteen!"

Beer News:

A federal court in Germany has overturned the German Purity Law of 1516, allowing a small brewer to add sugar syrup to its dark beer.  The Reinheitsgebot had forbidden anything but malted grain, water, hops and yeast in the making of beer.  This ended a ten year court battle for the
east German brewery.

Craft Brew of the Week Award:

Sierra Nevada Harvest Ale, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Chico, California  USA

Style - American Pale Ale

This American Pale Ale is crystalline amber with a reddish sparkle and lovely off-white head that paints nice lacing down the sides of the glass. Hoppy, floral, piney and intense, with smooth balance.  Highly drinkable!


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Carolyn Smagalski, Beer and Brewing Editor 

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