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Drink With The Wench: TOUR de BARLEY’S

Calling all [Columbus] Beer Lovers, Afficianados, Home Brewers, Hopheads and the like.

You are all invited to the next “Drink With The Wench”
This time around we are going to do a “TOUR DE BARLEY’S.”
WHAT: “Drink With The Wench”
WHO: The Wench & EVERYONE who A. loves beer B. likes beer C. hates beer but wants to come [...]

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Looking Through Beer Colored Glasses

When rating and tasting beer, it is absolutely crucial to evaluate its appearance. This is why I will always pour a bottled beer into a glass. Color affects the way people percieve a beer and gives it expectations. The color of beer can be a powerful but often subconscious generator of positive or negative responses [...]

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Cinnamon Apple Deliciousness

Thank you to everyone who joined me at Surly Girl Saloon last night. It was really fun tasting with people who share a passion for beer as well. Cheers!
Once again, there was a really good turnout for “Drink With The Wench.” There were some familiar faces; Roland, Josh (Project Sustain), and Keith (Columbusite) as [...]

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Drink With The Wench Round 2

The inaugual “Drink With The Wench” was so successful that I feel the need to organize a sequel for this week.
Calling all [Columbus] Beer Lovers, Afficianados, Home Brewers, Hopheads and the like.
You are all invited to the next “Drink With The Wench”
WHAT: “Drink With The Wench”
WHO: The Wench & EVERYONE who A. loves beer B. [...]

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Dressed In Lace

At the inaugural “Drink With The Wench,” I distributed Beer Tasting and Rating Sheets from Ratebeer.com to everyone interested in playing along with me. The sheet breaks down the tasting experience into four major categories; Appearance, Aroma, Palate, and Taste. Each category is further broken down, prompting the taster with adjectives to identify and circle.
The [...]

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Bumpin’ at Bodega

The inaugural “Drink With The Wench” was a smashing hit. Nine brave and adventurous Columbus locals joined me at Bodega last night, sampling and reviewing more than 10 different beers.
The nine crazy guinea pigs consisted of myself, Mandy, Jess, Shelley, Jason, and Roland as well as the local bloggers; Keith, Josh, and Tim. Bodega was [...]

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Attention All Beer Lovers

Calling all [Columbus] Beer Lovers, Afficianados, Home Brewers, Hopheads and the like.
You are all invited the the inaugural “Drink With The Wench”
WHAT: “Drink With The Wench”
WHO: The Wench & EVERYONE who A. loves beer B. likes beer C. hates beer but wants to come out
WHERE: Bodega
WHEN: FRIDAY. February 15th. 7pm. (Stragglers are free to come [...]

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Rogue Dead Guy

Today I asked myself, “Self. Where in Columbus can I access wireless internet for research as well as sample beer [for research]?”
Hmmm. Well there is always home … or even work. But, neither can provide me a great draft. And then it dawned on me -Cafe Apropos!
While they provide an excellent selection of bottled beers, [...]

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The Recipe For Beer

For me, the most efficient method of learning is through teaching. The proof is in the pudding, if you will. If I really know my material, essentially I should be able to break it down and convey in a way that the general population will understand easily.
Many of you may know more about beer than [...]

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Drink With the Wench

In the name of research, I’ve decided to try at least one new beer every week.
My ultimate goal is to start up a gathering for fellow beer lovers and hopheads in the Columbus area. The invite is open to anyone and everyone interested in learning about and drinking beer. Ideally, I’d love to meet up [...]

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