Barley Makes Beer

2019-10-22T17:30:48-07:00By |Categories: BEER SMARTS, HOMEBREW U|

Barley is one of the most common grains in the world. Its’ cultivation has been the driving force behind early settlements of ancient societies. Besides bread and feed for livestock, barley is a critical component [...]

Fly With Me

2019-10-22T18:13:07-07:00By |Categories: BEER SMARTS|Tags: |

Nevada has some great beers. That's a fact! Several Nevada brewers offer their beers canned. Most know that you can pick up a great locally-crafted six pack at better grocery stores. And now many brewers [...]

Wee Heavy

2019-10-22T18:20:51-07:00By |Categories: BEER SMARTS|Tags: |

Served in smaller "wee" portions often in a beer snifter, Scotch Ales can range from 6.5% to 10% ABV. "Wee" heavy refers to the higher alcohol content than a reference to Scottish frugality. A Wee [...]

Great Beer Quotes

2019-10-22T18:25:51-07:00By |Categories: BEER SMARTS|

“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” — Benjamin Franklin • • • • • “Beer. It always seems like such a good idea at the time, doesn’t it? [...]

Green in NV

2019-10-22T18:26:36-07:00By |Categories: BEER SMARTS|

Ever wonder where the tradition of green beer came from? The tradition of green beer likely started with clover in one’s drink and drinking it down for good luck. A four leaf clover is a [...]