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Summer in a glass: Radler.

Ok. It’s many weeks into summer now and the sweating is getting a little crazy. Here is the perfect beverage to cool you off and not get you silly drunk.

I discovered radler on a super hot day this summer. I was having a mid day lunch meeting at a local gastropub. I wasn’t planning on having a beverage of the alcoholic variety on this particular Wednesday afternoon, but the person with which I was meeting unabashedly ordered a beer. Well, ok, I thought. Continue reading Summer in a glass: Radler.

So you want to host a beer pairing dinner…

I was recently approached by Dan Higgins, a friend and excellent local chef, to host a beer pairing dinner. I figured it was a great opportunity to put into practice all of the beer pairing studying I did for the Certified Cicerone® exam. Plus, it’s hard to say no to someone who says, “how about I come to your house and make a six course dinner and you pair beers with it.”

No brainer.

Before I start, I have to apologize in advance for the hunger and thirst that this article will cause you. It was probably one of, if not THE, best meals I’ve ever eaten. Hopefully it will help you plan the best meal of your life too.

Plating Duck Continue reading So you want to host a beer pairing dinner…