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Mr.Beer® Beer of the Day - November 21

Posted by Judy Ramos on Nov 21, 2014 3:00:00 AM

Today is the Great American Smokeout

While it is a great opportunity to kick the tobacco habit, we view it as a wonderful opportunity to highlight a lesser known beer style. Schwarzbier is dark and malty and instead of being roasty in flavor and thick like porters and stouts, this lager is black yet malty with a lighter body than you may expect. Our May the Schwarz Bier with You recipe has a restrained roasty profile and noble hop presence and this is prime time for brewing this style as it is lager season in the grip of the polar vortex. So grab a batch today and keep your hands and mouth occupied while breaking that habit. The force is strong in you!

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Mr.Beer® Beer of the Day - November 19

Posted by Judy Ramos on Nov 20, 2014 5:06:02 PM

Rocky and Bullwinkle Day

The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show debuted on this day in 1959. Though its original run was brief, a few times, the show has been running since in one form or another on some channel somewhere on the TV dial, and occasionally in movie form, most recently in Mr. Peabody and Sherman. Rocket J. And Mr. Moose, joined by their friends from Frostbite Falls have influenced modern animated series aimed as much (or more) at adults than at children. With their puns, satire, cultural references they have seeped their way into our collective psyche. Blackberry Weizenbock provides a similarly comforting throwback quality on a cold Autumn day. Berry flavored, but not sweet, and hearty with without being heavy, and full of wheat goodness, it is the perfect counterpoint to a cold brisk day spent out in the elements of Frostbite Falls.

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Mr.Beer® Beer of the Day - November 20

Posted by Judy Ramos on Nov 20, 2014 4:55:00 PM

Use Less Stuff Day

In the interest of keeping things simple, but still really great, today’s featured beer is our Classic American Light standard refill. A packet of sanitizer, a can and the yeast – you provide the water, pan and elbow grease, and voila, in a matter of about a month you have a refreshing tasty beer on par with the country’s most popular styles. What could be easier, and economical stuff-wise?

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Mr.Beer® Beer of the Day - November 18

Posted by Judy Ramos on Nov 18, 2014 1:23:00 PM

Niels Bohr's Nobel Prize

Niels Bohr, Nobel Prize winning Danish physicist, passed into infamy on this day in 1962. His contributions to understanding electrons and quantum theory still resonate today, but his work with surface tension of water is why we wanted to highlight him today. He won a gold medal competition sponsored by the Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters investigating a method for accurately measuring the surface tension of water. He went beyond the original task taking into account the viscosity and finite measurements to arrive at an improved method, winning the prize. This is a simplistic and truncated explanation to be sure, but read more on this extraordinary man and his work, he’s a fascinating man and his contributions to science and the world are worth checking out! Big deal, you say? Big foam, I say. This figures directly into foam stabilization in the head of a beer from which water is the main ingredient. The proteins in the beer itself and the detergents, lipids, even scratches that can be on your glassware and how they interact contribute or diminish the head on your beer. His research provided a scientific basis on which to build that we enjoy today. It is amazing how these surface active agents interact with beer to retain or destabilize your foam, so when you pour that glass of Leggy Blond Belgian tonight, use a very clean, scratch free tulip glass, and watch as the legs form as you imbibe. With a well cleaned glass this Belgian should leave lovely long legs.

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Mr.Beer® Beer of the Day - November 17

Posted by Judy Ramos on Nov 17, 2014 10:26:00 AM

Homemade Bread Day

Beer has long been referred to as liquid bread, and with this being homemade bread day a loaf of beer, I mean bread, seems like a great way to pay homage to our beloved staff of life. Our Belgian Blanc witbier style recipe entices with its wheaty malt base, subtle spice and floral hops that complement the fruit notes of citrus and banana perfectly. It’s the best thing since – well, you know…

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Mr.Beer® Beer of the Day - November 14

Posted by Judy Ramos on Nov 14, 2014 3:00:00 AM

Discovery of the Nile

On this day in 1770 Scotsman James Bruce discovers what he believes to the source of the Nile. A wine merchant and diplomat he endeavors to discover the source of the king of rivers during his time in Northern Africa, and he is ultimately successful in determining the Blue Nile’s source. But a questions of who found it first arises. His writings, while at first questioned in Britain as factual are deemed to be accurate and considered to be relevant today. The ancient Egyptians who relied on the Nile for life were known to have brewed the grains grown next to the river into beer which was drunk by all classes from the Pharaoh and Queen on down. It’s known to be part of the laborers daily stipend during the construction of the pyramids. Today archaeologists are finding amphora and urns with traces of beer still detectable in them. They have used these traces to reconstruct the ancient beers so we can get a drink of the life of the ancients. Today’s recipe - Have You Seen Cleopatra’s Asp? - is our take on the recreated recipe. Amber and balanced, with palm sugar and ginger root, plus a dash of cayenne as they would have added a little heat and spice.

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Mr.Beer® Beer of the Day - November 13

Posted by Judy Ramos on Nov 13, 2014 2:03:00 PM

World Kindness Day

We could all use a little kindness in our day, so let’s pay it forward, perform a random act of kindness or even just give someone who needs it a big hug today. The joy of giving is a gift in itself, and you deserve a gift today! If you receive an act of kindness today, please share it with us, and keep it going, let’s see how many posts we can get! Our recipe for today is a sweet little gift in itself. Nilla Porter – The robust flavors of coffee, chocolate and vanilla, the full mouth feel of the malt and the creaminess of the head are all on display here. This beer can be both a beginning and an ending for a meal, or just a lovely refreshment all on its own, it’s one you’ll be revisiting often.

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Mr.Beer® Beer of the Day - November 9

Posted by Judy Ramos on Nov 9, 2014 3:00:00 AM

Tongue Twister Day

It’s Tongue Twister Day – and here’s one for you: How much beer could a bare bear bear if a bare bear could bear any beer? Wow! Actually bier (the German version of beer and pronounced the same way) is one of the tongue twists we frequently encounter. Many of the hops and some of the recipe names are also stumbling blocks from time to time. Fluffaluffagus and That Voodoo That You Do as well as Brew De Ale Ze Bub are all linguistically taxing, but oh so fun as they roll off your tongue. So today we’re highlighting our Grand Bohemian Czech Pilsner Deluxe Refill. Not only is it fun to say, it truly great to drink. The eponymous pale, clean refreshing beer, cherished the world over, full-flavored, with a touch of Saaz (there’s another of those words) hops and a crown of white foam as a topper. Treat your tongue this tasty temptation today, but only after you’ve put it through its paces with a bit of annunciation practice.

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Mr.Beer® Beer of the Day - November 8

Posted by Judy Ramos on Nov 8, 2014 3:00:00 AM

Dracula is Born

Bram Stoker was born on this date in 1847 in Dublin, Ireland. He would write Dracula in 1897, and become a legendary literary figure for that novel, but during his lifetime he was a business manager for a theatre and actor Henry Irving’s personal assistant, having started out as a theatre critic with a reputation for quality writing. Though Dracula was the most famous of his writings, it was titled “The Un-Dead” until the last moment, a discovery that was made nearly a hundred years later when the manuscript was found in a Pennsylvania barn. Vlad the ImPale Ale, today’s recipe, honors the man and his work as well as spotlighting one of our favorite fictional monsters, it is as black as a moonless Carpathian night, with assertive hoppiness, on a base of dark roast malt with a lingering finish.

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Mr.Beer® Beer of the Day - November 7

Posted by Judy Ramos on Nov 7, 2014 3:00:00 AM

Signing the Act of 1967

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, which establishes the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. PBS and NPR are the most widely recognized entities that emerged from this act, and we’re all the beneficiaries. Programs like Sesame Street and This American Life are still entertaining and teaching us today. So our recipe for today is LBK IPA in honor of those humble beginnings that stick with you into adulthood and still resonate within your soul.

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