What’s On Tap: Mike Frizzelle and Carl Soderberg of Able Ebenezer Brewing Company
In the spring of 2013, three former US Army Officers, teamed up with a marketing guru, set out to pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions. Motivated by their combined abilities, inspired by local New Hampshire revolutionary history, and driven by their love of beer, the Able Ebenezer Brewing Company was formed.
Read more about their story HERE
Draft Pick’s of the Week:
Burn the Ships – ALC BY VOL: 7.0% IBU: 70An IPA brewed with smoked specialty malt and a bevy of complex hops to give it a unique smoke-filled conclusion with a strong aroma. As surprising as it is revolutionary.
Emma Wood – ALC BY VOL: 5.0% IBU: 40A blend of orange and lemon zest, combined with corlander in true Belgian fashion. It comes light in color and rich in flavor, partnered with strong hop undertones and a refreshing finish.
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Ain’t We Got Style: Irish Red 9D Read More
Florida beer distributor, brewers fight over growlers
The Associated Press
TALLAHASSEE – Florida allows craft breweries to fill and sell unlimited amounts of gallon- and quart-sized beer jugs, popularly called growlers. But half-gallon growlers, the most-popular size in the 47 other states that allow them, are banned.
That has long vexed the typically small Florida craft beer makers, who ask: Why does the Legislature refuse to change a law it can’t explain and that seemingly goes against its opposition to overregulation in other industries?
“I don’t know,” Senate President Don Gaetz said when recently asked by The Associated Press why half-gallon growlers are illegal. READ MORE
Beer is Good for YOU!
Looking for a good excuse to tip back a beer?
You don’t have to wait for St. Patrick’s Day. That’s because a decade’s worth of health research shows that regular, moderate beer intake–one to two 12 ounce glasses per day for men and one for women–can be good for you, especially if you’re facing some of the most common diseases related to aging.
Experts say wine tends to get most of the attention when it comes to the health benefits of alcohol primarily because of the French paradox, a reference to the relatively low rate of heart disease in France in spite of a diet high in saturated fat. The idea is that daily sips of Merlot make the difference.
But a number of studies are showing that moderate consumption of alcohol, including beer, can have similar heart healthy effects, including making men 30 to 35% less likely to have a heart attack than those who abstain. READ MORE