There were a lot of articles about beer and food this week, including an article on beef and beer in Belgium, pairing beer and bar snacks, pairing beer and chocolate, and finally, pairing beer and Girl Scout cookies. And in the same vein, the Cleveland Plain Dealer website gives seven things to know about attending a beer dinner.
IPA. Ever Heard Of It?
Is IPA dead? Of course it isn’t — as this article points out — but that doesn’t stop this author from asking the question. In other news, a brewery in Idaho redefines IPA —sort of — with their release of an Idaho potato ale. And, here’s a video of the brewer from Summit brewing a double IPA.
Rye ales are gaining in popularity.
Big Brewer News
Geophysicists explore the beer caves of Cedar Rapids, Iowa remotely. And, a brewery in Papua New Guinea packed their beer in a box printed with mosquito repellent ink. Burn the box in your campfire and keep the mosquitoes away when you enjoy a beer outside.