I Tried It: Calculating My Malt Bill By Hand

Like most people, I rarely rely on my own knowledge to recall anything and I almost exclusively rely on various software, apps, and algorithms to determine how I move through my daily life. This reliance naturally extends to my homebrewing.

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I Tried It: Walmart's Private Label Beer

You may have heard a few months ago that Walmart had quietly started selling its own beer. If you didn’t hear that, you’re hearing it now: Walmart has entered the “craft” beer market with four private label beers contract brewed by Trouble Brewing: Red Flag Amber, Cat’s Away IPA, After Party Pale Ale, and ‘Round Midnight Belgian White. A twelve can variety pack of all four beers retails for about $12.00.

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I Tried It - Thirsty Nomad Brewing Co.

After a few delays, Thirsty Nomad Brewing will officially opening soon. I had the privilege of being able to get a sneak peek this past weekend. You can check out the brewery at the grand opening this Saturday, July 23rd, from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm at 4402 Stuart Andrew Blvd in Charlotte.

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I Tried It - Blue Blaze Brewing

Here I was, thinking I would have this perfectly scheduled I Tried It about checking out Blue Blaze Brewing before their grand opening scheduled for Saturday, June 25th, and they went and opened early. I guess when you’re as awesome as they are, it really is a disservice to the community to not open early and share your beer goodness with the world. Fear not, the grand opening celebration is happening this Saturday, June 25th, from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm, at their taproom at 528 South Turner Avenue in Charlotte.

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