How long can beer last? Does beer spoil like milk? Can I cellar ales like wine? What’s the meaning of born on or drink after? Can I drink an expired beer? How do I know if it’s still good? Of mass-produced lager beer, The Professor’s House says, it can last “…approximately 8 to 12 months …
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All craft beer is novel to the dedicated fizzy yellow beer drinker. Today a fellow and his wife entered the store, standing in front of Cooler Door #8, he exclaimed, “$25 for a beer?! What makes this so special?” And I found myself explaining to him what makes a Gypsy Brewer’s beers more expensive than …
Working in a specialty beer shop means consulting about beer: providing guidance to get people into beers they’ll like, talking about the styles and flavors, directing to where a beer lives in the store; discussing availability, taking and advising on special orders…
The project: The Session The Session, a.k.a. Beer Blogging Friday, is an opportunity once a month for beer bloggers from around the world to get together and write from their own unique perspective on a single topic, such as Novelty Beers.
Fizzy yellow beer (FYB) seems pretty simple: It’s crisp, light, and refreshing. Some may say it’s just fizzy yellow water posing as beer, but there are millions devoted to it. And a few of those may even believe the myths that drinking it will attract pretty women, or that it’s the coldest tasting thing in …
My dear beer blogging friends, by now it’s likely that your brain is overwhelmed with the sheer potential of topics. But I’m not going to stop there. We beer retailers are calling you to the front lines.
I love learning and I love drinking beer. So I can’t imagine a much better short vacation, a little weekend away from the store, than the 2012 Beer Bloggers Conference. Sexy location, for my tongue Indianapolis may not sound like the most exotic vacation locale, but there’s some kick-ass beers in the midwest. Beers that …
Working with difficult people has been one of the biggest and most challenging aspects of running a retail business. I struggle with this daily. My gut tells me not to reward bad behavior. But when someone’s acting bizarre you don’t know if they’re just crazy or truly crazy.
Today was the final day of operation for State operated liquor stores in my area. This should prove to be interesting. We have already seen an influx in calls for spirits as the liquor store around the corner closed over three weeks ago.