What’s On Tap: Marie Chantel Hardy, Founder of the BEERkery Co.
Science background passed down by my dad.
College degree in Exercise Science and Nutrition.
Married with 2 kids.
Driven to create unique cakes, breads, pies and our signature Beer Sweet Sauces. My beer baked goodness is as I like to called, “It’s an Unexpected Delight!”
Passion to cook. Drink great crafted beer. Exercise to eat good food. Put smiles on faces.
Cheers to Beer Baked Goodness!
Draft Pick’s of the Week:
2009 Smuttynose Wheat Wine Ale
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States
Style | ABV
Wheatwine | 10.70% ABV
Smuttynose Wheat Wine Ale is a unique hybridization of two well-known beer styles, combining the rich, voluptuous taste of a traditional barleywine with the subtle, tart flavors of an American wheat ale, topped off with a healthy dose of crisp, herbaceous hops.
2007 – 11.4%
2008 – 10.3%
2009 – 11.4%
2010 – 12.0%
Night Shift Art #20: “El Lechedor”
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Meet the World’s Foremost Beer Archeologist in Portland
Dr. Patrick McGovern has been called the world’s foremost beer archeologist, perhaps best known to beer drinkers as the man who helped rediscover and re-create the Ancient Ales of Midas and Jiahu brewed by Dogfish Head Brewery & others. Friday, May 16th, in Portland is your chance to meet Dr. McGovern in person as he lectures about the world’s oldest fermented beverages and sample one of the ancient ales he helped to rediscover. Read More
Getting it Right on Spent Grains
By: Michael R. Taylor
Since the March 31 close of the comment period on FDA’s proposed animal feed rule, we’ve received a lot of questions and comments about so-called spent grains. Spent grains are by-products of alcoholic beverage brewing and distilling that are very commonly used as animal feed. READ MORE
Does drinking beer actually give me a beer belly?
KUSA – You may enjoy a cold drink after a long day at work, but do you know how many calories are in that drink?
The eight ounce Long Island ice tea you may be drinking could have upwards of 780 calories. While having a few drinks can feel rewarding, the extra calories can take a toll on your waistline. There are a few things you want to consider before choosing your next drink.
Many people don’t realize that alcohol has calories: about one gram of alcohol has seven calories. Compare this to carbohydrates and protein which have four calories per gram. Even though alcohol has calories, studies show that most people do not eat less food to compensate for calories they consume from alcoholic beverages. This means that you may end up eating and drinking more calories than your body needs, which can lead to weight gain.
In regards to getting a “beer belly,” there is little scientific evidence to support site-specific weight gain due to beer consumption. This suggests that consuming an excessive amount of calories from alcohol can certainly contribute to weight gain, that it will likely not all go to your belly. Read More