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Blue Moon – Going Beyond the Orange

Blue Moon – Going Beyond the Orange

We all have had a Blue Moon with a slice of orange, even if we don’t want to admit it. In the past, I’ve added ice cream to stouts, eggnog to stouts, sorbet to IPAs, and orange juice to IPAs so I wondered what Blue Moon would taste like if I added something other than a slice of orange. Step 1: Assemble the ingredients Blue Moon Tasting Glasses Pineapple, blueberries, onion, potato Yes…onion and potato! Step 2: Added the ingredients to … Read entire article »

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Guest Post: Blue Moon Beer Cupcakes

Guest Post: Blue Moon Beer Cupcakes

Editor’s Note: The post below was authored by a writer for another site – yet one who still shares our passion for craft beer. If you write about great beer and attended a great event, tasted a rare beer, want to give your favorite brewery some love, or share anything else beer related feel free to send us an email at thebeercircle@gmail.com and let us know!  The original post can be found here. I know, I cringed too at first. … Read entire article »

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Is Major Brewery Ownership of Craft Beers a Bad Thing?

Is Major Brewery Ownership of Craft Beers a Bad Thing?

Is the move of major brewery conglomerates like AB/InBev and Miller Coors into the craft beer segment necessarily a bad thing? It all depends, really, on how you want to look at it. A few years ago that answer would’ve been unequivocally been a YES. But that is starting to change as the big boys are learning more and more about the tastes of craft beer drinkers. Most of those living in northern Virginia fondly remember Old Dominion Brewing when … Read entire article »

Filed under: Anheuser-Busch, Blue Moon, Craft Brew Alliance, Fordham Brewing Co., Grolsch, Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co., Kona Brewing Co., Lost Rhino, MillerCoors, Old Dominion Brewing, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Pilsner Urquell, Redhook Brewing, Widmer Brothers Brewing