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Do we really want to see beer gain the same “status” as wine & spirits?

Posted February 3, 2012 | 10:00 am, by Mirella

Stephen Beaumont tweeted out an interesting blog entry last week. Written by a gentleman named Ben McFarland in the UK, this article is about beer glassware and how the nonic pint (see image on the left) needs to be eliminated and replaced with smaller glasses that better enhance beer’s flavours and aromas. The beginning of the article is quite interesting, listing some of the other shapes of glasses that were used in the UK before the nonic pint came along. […]

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Is it okay to send a beer back if it doesn’t taste right?…

Posted January 9, 2012 | 5:58 pm, by Mirella

I just came across this great article called “When Craft Beer Goes Bad: A Guide to Refusing a Beer” on the American BA website. It includes a handy chart that details common issues with beer service, what causes them, and how they can be resolved. It’s certainly got me thinking… The article is saying that: “Ultimately, you should be able to send back any beer that you are unsatisfied with…but consumers seem to have hang-ups about doing this.” I would […]

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Episode 13 – Bottles vs Cans

Posted January 1, 2009 | 10:40 pm, by Mirella

Mirella asks Marvin Dyck from Wellington Brewery and George Eagelson from F&M Brewery what the advantages and disadvantages are to packaging beer in Bottles or in Cans.

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Episode 1 – Cask-Conditioned Beer

Posted January 1, 2008 | 10:21 pm, by Mirella

In this podcast, Mirella chats with a few Ontario brewers about the qualities of cask-conditioned beer, and why ‘Real Ale’ is a growing trend in North America.

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