Beer

blocktoberfest

15 Oct What’s an Oktoberfest?

Oktoberfest is both a celebratory festival in Germany (and West Michigan!) and a style of beer. Let me tell you a bit about the history and characteristics of the beer style: Before refrigeration, it was nearly impossible to brew beer in the summer due to the...

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bsf_cider

28 Jul The History of Hard Cider

Apples trees were grown in England even before the Romans arrived, and the Romans brought organized cultivation. As apples grew better than grapes in the cool northern climate of England, cider became the drink of choice rather than wine. The same was true in Northern...

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