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It has been a crazy fun 3 years

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

I can’t believe it has been 3 years – 1095 days – 26280 hours since I made the first post on Simply Beer.  On September 28th 2008, I launched Simply Beer with one idea, Share my love of beer with who ever is willing to read or hear me.  Since then it is amazing how much Simply Beer has evolved and in turn how I have changed with it.

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Iron Brewer Batch 2 Round 2 Final Tasting

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

After a great 1st round of Batch 2, I was really looking forward to another round of Homebrews!  On July 1st, 8 of  us enjoyed the beers below! Scroll down to listen to an archived recording of the tasting.

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Brewday at Krogh’s brewpub

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Last year I was lucky enough to win the New Jersey State Fair Homebrewing Competition with my Sorachi Patersbier.  Part of the prize was to have my beer brewed by Krogh’s Brewpub, a local brewpub in Sparta NJ.  Last week I finally got my chance to brew it and what I appreciated, besides being there to begin with, Dave (the Brewmaster) kept true to my recipe with ingredients, no substitutions, no excuses!

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Amanti Vino & Ruthies BBQ Beer Dinner Featuring Merchant du Vin

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

If you are in the Montclair NJ area, check out this beer dinner sponsored by Local Wine & Beer store, Amanti Vino. Amanti Vino has brought in importer Merchant du Vin, responsible for bring the United States such amazing beers as Orval and partnered up with one of the most amazing BBQ spots, Ruthie’s BBQ.

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Simply Beer Presents: Captain Lawrence / Passionné Beer Dinner

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

If you are in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania area on Tuesday April 27th, you don’t want to miss this.  Scott Vaccaro, Owner of Captain Lawrence Brewery and I have selected 5 amazing Captain Lawrence beers which Chef Mike Carrino, Owner of Restaurant Passionné, and I have paired into a spectacular 5 course dinner.  captainlawrence_passionne

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Beer Blogger Brewoff, the Results are in!

Friday, February 26th, 2010

After 2 months, we finally had our Beer Blogger Brewoff tasting.  It was amazing the quality and variety of beer made from such a simple 5.5% abv stout.  I applaud Aaron, Derek, Erik, Joseph and Nate for coming through with some very creative and tasty beers. With all our beers brewed, mailed, and ready to be consumed; six of us got together on a Skype conference and had a virtual tasting.  It was extremely cool to share these beers while we were spread all over the country, although it felt like we were all in the same room.

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