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BEER WEST MAGAZINE:  Winter 2010

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Openings

  • Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood has been without a production brewery to call its own for awhile now. Thankfully, longtime Seattle residents Matt and Sara Lincecum stepped in to fill the gap with Fremont Brewing Company.
  • Portland’s newest bottle shop, The Beer Mongers, offers carefully selected bottles, organized by style as opposed to region or producer.

What’s Brewing

  • The John John Project: the next chapter for Rogue Ales.

Expert

  • Alan Sprints from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company in Portland, OR answers reader-submitted questions.

Life

  • Re-Calculating the BAC Chart: The “one-beer-per-hour” rule hardly applies to high ABV craft beer. So what exactly constitutes drinking responsibly? Test your BAC with these revised craft beer charts.

Chef

  • Spend a day in the life of Northern California “Homebrew Chef” Sean Paxton.

101

  • New generations of drinkers are discovering ‘rauchbier,’ a German word meaning literally, “smoke beer.” The result? Bacon in a glass.

Brewers Basement

  • Brew your on batch of toe-curling winter warmers.

Last Call

  • California Dreamin’: Roadtrip with Editor, Megan Flynn, to some of California’s most innovative breweries.