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The Definition of A Craft Brewer

The Definition of A Craft Brewer

An American craft brewer is small, independent and traditional. Small: Annual production of 6 million barrels of beer or less. Independent: Less than 25% of the craft brewery is owned or controlled (or equivalent economic interest) by an alcoholic beverage industry member who is not themselves a…

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Pina Colada Pinstripe

Pina Colada Pinstripe

Another neat one for this Saturday.  We used Mosaic hops which provide the Pineapple Flavor and dry hopeed the beer with the coconut directly.  Hops can be really interesting as they can provide such a diverse array of flavors that you wouldnt expect.  Some of…

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Imperial and Session

Imperial and Session

We thought one unique way to mess with Pinstripe this year is a technique called Parti-Gyle.  Some of you may be familiar with the term.  Basically, during the sparge the initial wort that is run out is higher in “original gravity” than the worth that…

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Pinstripe Fest 2013

Pinstripe Fest 2013

Blue Pants Brewery will host its second annual Pinstripe Fest Saturday, November 2nd at the Blue Pants Brewery and Tap Room in Madison, AL. An event entirely devoted to their winter seasonal Pinstripe Stout (an 8% ABV American Stout with Kaffeeklatsch House Dark Roast Coffee…

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Peanut Butter and Banana Pinstripe

Peanut Butter and Banana Pinstripe

Just like the King would drink it. What a unique beer we are pulling together here.  We could have done Peanut Butter.  We could have done banana, but no, just like that recent advertising campaign that is decently funny we are choosing “and” over “or”….

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Late Hops: The Secret to Hop Aroma and Flavor

Late Hops: The Secret to Hop Aroma and Flavor

Below is a portion of an article that first appeared in Zymurgy, the magazine of the American Homebrewers Association.Ref: MrMalty.com Have you recently come across a craft brew with a massive hop flavor and a smooth bitterness that you really loved? If you’re like me,…

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HOP INDUSTRY IN THE US NORTHWEST – PART 3: IDAHO

HOP INDUSTRY IN THE US NORTHWEST – PART 3: IDAHO

Idaho ranks third in U.S. hop production accounting for about 8% of the U.S. and 2% of the world harvest. Hops in Idaho are raised in two geographically distinct areas: the cool, moist region of the northern Idaho panhandle in Boundary County, and the warmer,…

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HOP INDUSTRY IN THE US  NORTHWEST- PART 2: OREGON

HOP INDUSTRY IN THE US NORTHWEST- PART 2: OREGON

The hop is native to North America, but cultivation did not begin until the British and Dutch settlers first arrived in the United States, bringing with them the knowledge of brewing beer and the first hop roots in 1622. Hop production quickly spread throughout the…

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Hop Industry in the US Northwest – Part 1: Washington

Hop Industry in the US Northwest – Part 1: Washington

Hop Industry Overview… The majority of the world’s commercial hop production occurs between latitudes 35 and 55 degrees, either north or south of the equator. Day length during the growing season, as determined by latitude, has a major effect on yield. These latitudes and conditions…

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Weekly Tap Room Events: Music and Surprise Taps

Weekly Tap Room Events: Music and Surprise Taps

What a huge week we have for you guys at Blue Pants.  We start from day 1 on Monday and run throughout the week with something happening almost every night to compliment your enjoyment of all our craft brews. Don’t forget!  You can enjoy food…

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