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What Would Happen If Don and I Made a Beer Pouring Robot

While Don and I are both good at dreaming big, we’re not very good at being handy.  One could blame this on genetic predisposition, or the fact that our dad had little patience for us fumbling up his honey-do projects around the house.  We were terrible apprentices and likely wouldn’t have learned much anyway. Whatever […]

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Hitachino Nest White Ale: The Power of Food Pairing

Under the right circumstances, the flavor of a beer you consider ordinary will strike you as extraordinary.  Most recently, this happened to me with Hitachino Nest White Ale, a 5% ABV ale brewed by Kiuchi Brewery in Ibaraki-ken Naka-gun, Japan. This beer is a subtle beast, with mild flavors of orange peel, coriander and white pepper […]

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