Monthly Archives: September 2015

Breaking down the 2015 GABF medalists

Awards were handed out this past weekend at the Great American Beer Festival.  I was working at home on my computer and decided to put the live feed on in the background.  It was surprisingly compelling and before long before … Continue reading

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Talking Ales with Angelo Part 3 – Other Voices

To wrap up my series on Barley’s Brewing and their long tenured brewmaster, Angelo Signorino, I solicited feedback from three people deeply immersed in the Central Ohio brewing scene.  Without further adieu I turn the keyboard over to Colin Vent, head … Continue reading

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Talking Ales with Angelo Part 2 – The Evolution of Barley’s Brewing

In my last post we took a look back at the early days of Barley’s Brewing and the origins of some of their classic beers, like the Centennial and Scottish Ales.  While those are still great beers I don’t want … Continue reading

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Talking Ales with Angelo Part 1 – A look back

Remember if you can the year 1991.  The Soviet Union collapsed, the South African parliament repealed apartheid, Nirvana released their debut album Nevermind, and the Cincinnati Reds were reigning World Champions.  These events have been documented on Wikipedia, chronicled in … Continue reading

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Talking Light Lagers with Actual’s Fred Lee and Zach Harper

Today (Tuesday, September 1st) cans of Actual Brewing’s Photon Light Lager will start hitting the shelves of beer stores and supermarkets across Central Ohio.  Intrigued by a craft brewery that chooses not only to brew a light lager but put it … Continue reading

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