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How Too Much Hype Can Spoil the Brew

Beyond TODAY is an extension of our weekly column for the TODAY Show food blog. Over there, I talk about my hunt for the much-hyped Pliny the Elder on a recent trip to California. Over here, we’re sharing one from the archives about how hype can effect your perception and enjoyment of a beer.  Click […]

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The Best Beer at the NYC American Craft Beer Fest

What do you get when you put a pumpkin in a barrel?  You get hands down the best beer at this weekend’s New York City American Craft Beer Festival, at least in my humble opinion.  And it wasn’t even in the fancy VIP room, it was with the more common offerings on the main show […]

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