Dec 072013
 
Beer: It's All In The Glass

For this week, I thought we might take a break from the technical brew process and dive into the glass. Let’s look at some ways to approach beer other than cracking one open and throwing it back. As I have said before, I am by no means an expert in beer, but I can hopefully give you some tools to [Read more...]

Nov 222013
 
The Homebrew Process

Let’s Brew! In the last edition of SPP, we talked about the key ingredients in beer: water, barley, hops and yeast! Now, these are by no means the only ingredients that make up beer, but in its most basic form, those are all it takes. Ready to dig in and get dirty? Hang on! There’s one really important thing to [Read more...]

Nov 082013
 
What's In Your Beer?

As I write this week’s article, I find myself drinking my own beer. Yes, you heard me, my own homebrewed beer. I’d imagine a few decades ago this would have been a pretty rare thing to come by. Most craft breweries were just getting their start in this country around that time and these beers were hard to come by, [Read more...]

Oct 262013
 
The Shark Puppet Pub Manifesto

Before we talk beer, we have to talk beer. A good college buddy of mine once said, “There’s a time and a place for every beer”. And boy, was he right. I’ve found that for something as delicious and awesome as beer, there is way too much criticism and beer-snobbery going on. All of us could us a good lesson [Read more...]