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Ithacork takes on biodynamics

17 August 2010
By Tom Mansell

Hello, strangers! Ithacork is back from a summer hiatus and ready to get our science on! I’ve been working on a series of pieces for the New York Cork Report discussing the science of biodynamic and organic winegrowing. I’m up to my ears in Rudolf Steiner, Nicolas Joly, Maria Thun, Jamie Goode, and a...
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Richard Pliny is going on vacation

3 June 2010
By Richard Pliny
Richard Pliny is going on vacation

I’m heading to the South Pacific for a few days.  Look forward to a review of some native beer and a discussion regarding fermentation temperature coming soon! In the mean time, check out the Mermaid Tavern (Guam’s only brewery since Pacific Universal Brewers and...
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Malt Monday: The Warrior

18 May 2010
By Richard Pliny
Malt Monday: The Warrior

by Richard Pliny, Beer Correspondent Roosterfish Brewing  Hop Warrior Style: Double IPA  Color: dark orange-amber ABV: 8.7%  Price Point: $7 for 22oz  Technical Notes: OG 1.081    TG 1.015    Color 14.68  IBU 120.2 Hedonic Notes: The pour is a slightly hazy orange amber color with a light...
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Malt Monday: Out of This World!

10 May 2010
By Richard Pliny
Malt Monday: Out of This World!

by Richard Pliny, Beer Correspondent Style: “Blended IPA” Color: Orange-straw ABV: 9% Price Point: $8 for 22oz Technical Notes: From the Southern Tier website, “High in the winter sky, two parallel stick figures are visible & known as “the twins,” or the constellation Gemini....
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Malt Monday: For Your Eyes Only

4 May 2010
By Richard Pliny
Malt Monday: For Your Eyes Only

by Richard Pliny, Beer Correspondent Style: “Chocolate Stout” Color: Black ABV: 10.6% Price Point: $22 for 750 mL Technical Notes: From the bottle, “Brooklyn Black Ops does not exist. However, if it did exist, it would be a robust stout concocted by the Brooklyn...
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Richard Pliny to Return to Full Time Soon

27 April 2010
By Richard Pliny

Illness has taken my ability to taste properly, but I will return next week with a review of Brooklyn Brewery’s Black Ops Stout! For the time being, check out an article by Jon Abernathy about indigenous American beer styles over at the Hop Press.  For all...
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