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The B'Oracle

The B'Oracle

  • December 21 2011

Celis White is Beautiful, Without the Crazies

Celis White - There’s a carbonated feel to this beer that cleanses the palate, preparing it for the army of flavors to come.
The B'Oracle

The B'Oracle

  • December 28 2011

If a Moose Drools and there’s no one around to see it, does it drool?

Moose Drool Brown Ale - It takes planning and knowledge to pass through the millennia without collecting the dirt that time gives you.
The Beer Fox

The Beer Fox

  • January 02 2012

Waking Up the Beer Gods

Gods and goddesses of “mythology” - Brewers do their research, and arouse these ancient deities from slumber, whenever practical.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • January 05 2012

Adventure With An American Stout

Dead batteries - I finished brewing later in the evening, so when I woke up to go to work the next morning I was surprised to see my wort with no activity.
The B'Oracle

The B'Oracle

  • January 11 2012

The Arrogant Bastards Just Can’t Stop Talking About Themselves

Arrogant Bastard - You make all these assumptions based on the snout readings and then you take a sip and are shipped off to big flavor land.
The Beer Fox

The Beer Fox

  • January 16 2012

Nature’s Secret Affair: Driven to Drink

Homo Imbibens - Early man was on constant alert, struggling in a hostile world. Fermented beverages changed his perception. They allowed him to relax.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • January 19 2012

The Style of an American IPA

BJPC Category 14B - A discussion of the style guidelines pertaining to aroma, appearance, flavor, mouthfeel, and overall impression.
The B'Oracle

The B'Oracle

  • January 25 2012

Beer And The Attractive Force Of Gravity

Sunner Kolsch - Sometimes the attractive force of beer pulls me away from my comfort zone and deposits me in the orbit of a bright star; Sunner Kolsch is one such star.
The Beer Fox

The Beer Fox

  • January 30 2012

Come to the Dark Side of Karen Eland

Painting with beer - Karen Eland of Bend, Oregon has expanded the culture of beer in ways unlike any other.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • February 02 2012

Planning Ahead For A Weekend Brewing Session

American Barleywine - Thinking through the required ingredients, equipment, process, and timing.
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • December 22 2011

The Less Sexy Aspects Of Brewing

Clean, clean, clean - How many books do you have dedicated to sanitation or even sterilization?
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • December 29 2011

Cost Saving Suggestions

Bakeries and Star San - Free food grade buckets and making a little go a long way.
The B'Oracle

The B'Oracle

  • January 04 2012

The Scotch Guard Belhaven for a Reason

Belhaven Scottish Ale - It's not unlike the feeling you get when watching Bo Derick run down the beach in that movie 10.
The Beer Fox

The Beer Fox

  • January 09 2012

Caves, Catacombs and Secluded Cellars

European history & underground storage - Stimulating the imagination of beer collecting tourists
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • January 12 2012

The Benefits Of Joining Your Local Homebrew Club

No excuses - If you want to quickly increase your home brewing skills and save on costs then you join your local home brew club, and get involved.
The B'Oracle

The B'Oracle

  • January 18 2012

Getting Stuck in Charlie Brown's Pumpkin Patch Doesn't Suck

Wasatch Pumpkin Ale - It’s kind of like a full on pumpkin pie followed by a warm glass of brandy.
The Beer Fox

The Beer Fox

  • January 23 2012

Is There Romance in the Brewer’s Beard?

Creative beard sculpting - Does facial hair trap the aromas of well-crafted beer, allowing the partaker to enjoy the elements on a higher plane? Do beards make beer taste better?
The All Grain Brewer

The All Grain Brewer

  • January 26 2012

What Do You Do With 60 Pounds Of Dark Candi Syrup?

BJCP Category 18B - The Belgian Dubble and why it’s good to be in a home brew club.
The B'Oracle

The B'Oracle

  • February 01 2012

Teats and Grains: Either a Bar I’m told to Stay Away From or a Beer Worth Savoring

Left Hand Milk Stout - This beer's flavor is no less dynamic than the color.
The Beer Fox

The Beer Fox

  • February 06 2012

Wormwood, Juniper, and Legalization of Hops

Humulus Lupulus - For a thousand years they were viewed as a big, bad ingredient throughout many parts of Europe.