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The Brewer and the Beer Geek find themselves in New England on a chilly spring morning talking about Summerfest summer lager, the mishandling of a classic beer style, and the perils of manly sunbathing.

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March 28, 2013 – 8:25am

The boys broadcast from the middle of a plum orchard on the grounds of the Abbey of New Clairvaux to talk about their collaborative Ovila Abbey Quad with Plums.

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March 19, 2013 – 10:02am

To knock out the last chills of winter, we ventured next door to our pub—our casual name for our Taproom and Restaurant—to have our food pros create a stew featuring a rich kick from our Stout. It was the first beer Ken Grossman brewed in his hand-built brewhouse and the inauguration was a success: the recipe has hardly changed over three decades.

To anchor the stew, we used Sierra Nevada beef we raise in partnership with the Chico State University Farm. Searing the beef Read More

March 14, 2013 – 9:53am