Monthly Archives: October 2014

  1. Fig Stuffed Pork Chops with Apple Juice Pan Sauce Recipe

    Fig Stuffed Pork Chops with Apple Juice Pan Sauce Recipe

    The winter wheat crop is planted…perfect time to crack open a cloudy Weissbier and dig into some mouthwatering pork chops stuffed with figs.  The banana and clove notes from the German "white beer" are right at home with the earthy tones of figs and apples from this fall dish. Take it a step further with our Pumpkin Weissbier Recipe.  The ever evolving pumpkin and mulling spice flavors will enhance the autumn goodness found in this dish.  Watch the wheat grow and the foliage change w

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  2. Fennel Scented Caramelized Onion Burger with Applewood Smoked Bacon Recipe

    Fennel Scented Caramelized Onion Burger with Applewood Smoked Bacon Recipe

    Nothing says America like burgers and beer. However, this isn't your typical burger recipe. Ramp up your taste buds a bit with this fennel scented grilled onion and bacon cheeseburger recipe. Pair this burger with a well-balanced American Amber Ale that has just a touch of caramel undertones, and you've got a delicious, subtle twist to an American classic. I'm sure Francis Scott Key was pretty hungry and thirsty after his long night off the coast at Fort McHenry in 1814, watching to see if "our

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  3. Madison brewers want to raise $150K with Operation: Launch Rocket Republic Brewing Co.

    Madison brewers want to raise $150K with Operation: Launch Rocket Republic Brewing Co.
    AL.com / Alabama Business News / Madison, AL - A lot has changed at the 9,400-square-foot building in Madison where Rocket Republic Brewing Co. plans to launch a new production facility and taproom for craft beer lovers. Since late June, owner Eric Crigger, wife Tatum, and business partners, John and Lynn Troy, have installed
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  4. Pistachio Encrusted Lamb Chops Recipe

    Pistachio Encrusted Lamb Chops Recipe

    Amber ale pairs up well with this dish because the ale's intensity stands up to the strong flavors of the lamb.  A lighter beer would be overwhelmed and a heaver beer might conflict, whereas amber ale finds itself right in the middle allowing all the subtle herb tones and the slightly gamey nature of the meat to co-mingle. Ingredients

    • 2 racks of lamb, trimmed
    • 1 tsp fresh or dried herbes de Provence (rosemary, thyme, basil, marjoram, lavender, parsley,
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  5. Interview with Eric Crigger of Rocket Republic

    Say hello to Eric Crigger of Rocket Republic Brewery! Check out our interview with Eric about how he started brewing and about opening up his very own brewery. Q: Tell us a bit about yourself and Rocket Republic: I am a craft beer lover now, but that wasn't always the case- there used to be a time in my life that beer, to me, meant Miller Light or Coors, so because of that, I didn't drink it very often.  It wasn't until I discovered Dogfish Head beer, a craft brewery

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