Monthly Archives: March 2017

March Madness: Notes from my four day beer-only fast

Many people practice some form of abstinence during Lent, giving up things like chocolate, coffee, social media, or alcohol.  One year during Lent I tried giving up beer during the work week, but it just led me to drink more beer … Continue reading

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Land Grant University – Yeast 101

Last night Land Grant Brewing held their first session of what they call Land Grant University, a series of educational sessions on the key ingredients in beer.  The inaugural session was devoted to yeast, future sessions will focus on hops, … Continue reading

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Ohio-brewed Double IPA Blind Taste Test

Time for another blind taste test, this one focused on double/imperial IPAs.  American craft beer lovers are crazy about hops, and the double IPA style is an ode to the glory of the humulus lupulus plant like no other.  Although … Continue reading

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Brewfontaine Celebrates Selection as Ohio’s Best Beer Bar

Every year the Brewers Association conducts a survey of the best beer bars in the US via their online site CraftBeer.com.  The public is asked to rate bars on their appreciation of aspects including atmosphere, staff, beer selection and special … Continue reading

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