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‘Lead Burns Red and Makes You Dead’

Ever heard the saying “lead burns red and makes dead” before? While it’s not nearly as popular as it once was back in the early 1900s, there are still plenty of people who use it when referring to moonshine stills. The phrase is used to describe the flame color of moonshine when it’s set on […]

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How Did You Celebrate National Beer Day?

In case you didn’t get the memo, April 7th was National Beer Day. In staying true to its namesake, National Beer Day is the one day out of the year that’s dedicated to this deliciously rich and frothy beverage. To learn more about this holiday and how it came to be, keep reading. Unfortunately, the […]

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‘Paleo Ale’ Brewed With Authentic Whale Fossils

We’ve covered some rather unorthodox brews here on the MoonshineDVD Blog, including the brain-filled Walking Dead-themed beer Dock Street Walker, and now we have another one to add to the list: Paleo Ale. In staying true to its namesake, Paleo Ale is brewed with authentic 35-million-year-old whale fossils. We’re not sure what kind of flavor […]

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Westvleteren Ale Rated “Best Beer In The World”

With a title like “best beer in the world,” expectations are high for Westvleteren ale. But if you’ve asked anyone who’s tried this bold-flavored beer whether it lives up to its title, you’ll find an overwhelming amount of people support the beer. Brewed by Trappist monks in Belgium, Westvleteren ale isn’t your ordinary mass-produced beer that’s available […]

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Is It Okay To Brew Beer With Hard Water?

Hard water can have a serious impact on the quality of homebrewed beer. Just as ‘hard water’ stains develop on your dishes and inside your dishwasher, the same stuff can from inside your beer. While minor cases typically won’t pose any problems, heavy concentrations of hard water can alter the beer’s flavor, aroma and even […]

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New Walking Dead-Themed Beer, Filled With Brains

No, this isn’t an early April Fool’s Day joke. There’s really a beer based on AMC’s hit post-apocalyptic zombie television show The Walking Dead. Brewed by Philadelphia-based Dock Street Brewing Company, Dock Street Walker is an American Pale Stout that’s delicately brewed with wheat, barley, cranberry and….. BRAINS! The Dock Street Brewing Company plans to […]

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How To Beer Garden Slug Traps With Beer

Garden slugs are a serious pest that can jeopardize the livelihood of your plants. In addition to eating through the soft, leafy parts of plants, they leave a trail of mucus on their wake. This mucus encourages the growth of bacteria, mold and viruses, all of which can prove harmful to plants. The bottom line […]

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Starbucks Now Selling Beer In Select Markets

Starbucks, the world’s largest coffeehouse, announced plans to sell beer and wine in thousands of their U.S.-based shops. Whether you’re a fan of their $7 coffee or not, there’s no denying this a bold move that will open up an entirely new market for them. You might be surprised to learn that Starbucks has been […]

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Major Beer Brands Dropping Out of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

If you aren’t wearing green today, you deserved to get pinched. That’s right, today is St. Patrick’s Day. But those who attend the annual St. Patty’s Day parades in Boston and New York City will notice floats missing from several of the nation’s largest beer companies, including Sam Adams, Guinness and Heineken. It’s no secret […]

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YouTube Video Reveals Sports Arena Beer Scheme

It’s no secret that stadiums, arenas and other professional sporting event venues throughout the country charge an arm and a leg for their food and beverages. Recently, though, Gwen Gibbs and Heath Forsey published a video while comparing a regular beer to a “large” beer, both of which were purchased at Boise’s CenturyLink Arena. In the video, the […]

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