beer http://tpr.org en USA Vs. Belgium: If The World Cup Were Played In Beer http://tpr.org/post/usa-vs-belgium-if-world-cup-were-played-beer The Americans have the spunk, the vigor and a willingness to try anything. The Belgians have the art, the creativity and the tradition of world-class success. We're not just talking about their looming World Cup matchup here. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:33:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 34154 at http://tpr.org USA Vs. Belgium: If The World Cup Were Played In Beer Beer As A Post-Workout Recovery Drink? Not As Crazy As It Sounds http://tpr.org/post/beer-post-workout-recovery-drink-not-crazy-it-sounds There may be some good news brewing for fitness and beer enthusiasts: Somewhere in the north, a Canadian beverage company has concocted a low-alcohol, protein-packed "fit beer" that is expected to be marketed as a sports drink later this year, if funding allows.<p>The so-called <a href="http://www.leanmachinecanada.com/">Lean Machine</a> "recovery ale," created by a team of food scientists at Vampt, touts itself as a healthy alternative to traditional ales, with only 77 calories and 0.5 percent alcohol by volume. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:59:00 +0000 editor 27780 at http://tpr.org Beer As A Post-Workout Recovery Drink? Not As Crazy As It Sounds The Source: Getting Pollution On The Record | Craft Brewing Explodes http://tpr.org/post/source-getting-pollution-record-craft-brewing-explodes <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A loophole is letting hundreds of oil and gas companies emit a combined </span><a href="http://www.environmentalintegrity.org/news_reports/01_30_2014.php" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">8.5 million tons </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">of toxic chemicals every year in America and they don’t have to tell the public anything about it.</span></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 20:07:43 +0000 Paul Flahive 26244 at http://tpr.org The Source: Getting Pollution On The Record | Craft Brewing Explodes Electronic Tongues Are The Beer Snobs Of The Future http://tpr.org/post/electronic-tongues-are-beer-snobs-future If beer is the new wine, robots are the new beer snobs. Well, sort of.<p>Researchers in Barcelona have developed an electronic tongue that really knows the difference between a pilsner and a bock.<p>For now, it looks less like a slick, futuristic robot and more like a big of clump sensors. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:20:00 +0000 editor 26226 at http://tpr.org Electronic Tongues Are The Beer Snobs Of The Future Looking Back At Bipartisan Success And Fierce Debates In The 83rd Legislature http://tpr.org/post/looking-back-bipartisan-success-and-fierce-debates-83rd-legislature <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From beer bills and a </span>kumbaya<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> legislative sessions to abortion bills and protests, Texas Public Radio&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">takes a look back at some of 2013 legislative highlights.</span></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 20:16:23 +0000 Ryan Poppe 24358 at http://tpr.org Looking Back At Bipartisan Success And Fierce Debates In The 83rd Legislature The Other 'F Word': Brewer Responds To Starbucks Over Beer Name http://tpr.org/post/other-f-word-brewer-responds-starbucks-over-beer-name In general, getting a cease-and-desist letter from a big corporation isn't the mark of a good day. But after a brewery owner got a letter from a law firm representing Starbucks, he saw a chance to draw distinctions between the businesses — and to be funny.<p>The coffee company's bone of contention, Missouri brewer Jeff Britton was told in a Dec. 9 letter, was the use of the name "Frappicino" to describe a stout served at Exit 6 Brewery, a brewpub in a tidy strip mall in Cottleville, northwest of St. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 22:58:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 24322 at http://tpr.org The Other 'F Word': Brewer Responds To Starbucks Over Beer Name Alamo Brewing Breaks Ground At Hays Street Bridge Location http://tpr.org/post/alamo-brewing-breaks-ground-hays-street-bridge-location <p>The Alamo Golden Ale's motto is "Brewed with a fiercely independent spirit," and that's what it took, almost literally, for Eugene Simor to see the groundbreaking on his near-Eastside brewery.</p><p>The location is symbolic. Alamo Golden Ale, along with German lagers and seasonal selections, will be brewed about 12 minutes from the site of the sacred grounds of the Alamo.</p><p>"For the last 10 years I've brewed just one single product, which is Alamo Golden Ale," Simor said. "So considering that I just have one beer, we've actually done pretty good with our sales."</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:15:53 +0000 Ryan Loyd 23144 at http://tpr.org Alamo Brewing Breaks Ground At Hays Street Bridge Location Women, The 'First Brewers,' Lean Into Craft Beer-Making http://tpr.org/post/women-first-brewers-lean-craft-beer-making Thousands of beer aficionados are in Denver this weekend for the <a href="http://www.greatamericanbeerfestival.com/">Great American Beer Festival</a>. Some 600 breweries from around the country are represented at the marquee event for the craft-brewing industry.<p>And while this annual competition has long been male-dominated, that's starting to change.<p>Take, for example, Meg Gill, a 28-year-old Yale grad and the president and co-founder of <a href="http://goldenroad.la/">Golden Road Brewing</a> in Los Angeles. Sat, 12 Oct 2013 10:07:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 20091 at http://tpr.org Women, The 'First Brewers,' Lean Into Craft Beer-Making Your Favorite Beer May Become Your Favorite Ingredient http://tpr.org/post/your-favorite-beer-may-become-your-favorite-ingredient Craft beer is having its moment. Microbreweries and craft beer operations are thriving, and weekend warriors spend hours in the garage honing recipes and sharing test batches. Beer is what friends drink when they get together. It's fun. It's accessible. You rarely see people sipping glasses of wine at a tailgate or a backyard barbecue.<p>Wine is what people think of for fine cooking — steaks with red wine reduction and mussels with white wine sauce. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:10:04 +0000 Peter Ogburn 19888 at http://tpr.org Your Favorite Beer May Become Your Favorite Ingredient Busted Sandal Brewing Crafting Beer Inroads In San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/busted-sandal-brewing-crafting-beer-inroads-san-antonio <p>Attention San Antonio craft beer lovers: Another local brewer is about to go into production.</p><p>Although <a href="http://bustedsandalbrewing.com/" target="_blank">Busted Sandal</a> is months behind schedule thanks to some minor inspection mishaps and some lagging construction progress, Michael DiCicco and his crew should be churning out three base brews pretty soon: Slippery Rock IPA, El Robusto Porter, and Fire Pit Wit, a non-traditional Belgian-style beer with ginger and grapefruit peel.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:44:40 +0000 Ryan Loyd 14491 at http://tpr.org Busted Sandal Brewing Crafting Beer Inroads In San Antonio