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Edge Brewing – First Visit

The latest entry into the fray of Treasure Valley breweries is Edge Brewing.  Backed by multiple partners/investors, local home-brew supply shop, HomeBrewStuff’s owner Marcus Bezuhly is behind it and Kerry Caldwell, formerly of TableRock BrewPub is brewing it.  Edge is … Continue reading

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Launching a craft beer revival in Boise

Brewforia Beer Market.  A purveyor of craft beer here in Boise and a location that I have been neglecting lately.  With the exponential growth of craft Breweries and bottles shops in the Boise area, this pioneer, spearhead of the movement … Continue reading

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A visit from the Reverend

Last week, out of the blue I received a direct twitter message asking what the best bars/tap lists/brewpubs in Boise were.  The sender was @revnatcider a fairly new hard cider maker from Portland and was headed this way, talking to bars … Continue reading

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Home Brewpub

I’ve written before, and mentioned several times since, about the recent craft beer explosion in the Boise area.  What I often tell people is 4 years ago there were 4 on premise brewing BrewPubs in town…now there are 9…I think..with … Continue reading

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Ungettables

There is a group of beer enthusiasts in the Boise area that get together a few times a year for the sole purpose of sharing high end craft beer that, under the rules of engagement, are not available in the … Continue reading

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Double B@stard Vertical

Downtown Boise’s popular beer bar, BitterCreek Alehouse hosted another special beer night the other day.  I posted last week about their Abyss release party, special but this was Stone’s Double Bastard night.  For 15$ you get a decent sample of the … Continue reading

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Laughing Dog Pint Night

“Pint Night” is what they call it at “Bier Thirty” Bottle & Bistro at Bown Crossing in SE Boise.  Every couple weeks or so a brewer (usually regional or local) is featured and takes over several of their taps.  Typically … Continue reading

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Cider Rules

I have to admit, one of the things I like the most about making hard cider is how easy it is. I’t’s not much cheaper than beer though.  Off the shelf grocery store apple juice is still 3-6$/gal and local … Continue reading

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Tap the Knit

Billed as “The Original Idaho Kegger” this latest beer fest was held last weekend at the Knitting Factory, a down town live music venue.  It was a 1PM – 10PM thing this past Saturday the 26th and I was there … Continue reading

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Punk-toberfest

Fall is a great season for beer.  Oktoberfest and pumpkin beers head the list of what makes it so awesome.  Early in the season we have Harvest ales and “fresh Hop” ales and about a month later, as the days … Continue reading

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