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Minnesota Craft Beer Festival delights with 220+ brews
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Minnesota Craft Beer Festival delights with 220+ brews

By Kate Rhodes and Ellie Fuqua The Minneapolis Convention Center was packed with craft beer-lovers proudly donning pretzel necklaces on Saturday, April 1 at the annual Minnesota Craft Beer Festival. Characterized on the event’s Facebook page as an “epic tasting session,” the festival more than lived up to its claim, with over 220 beers available…

LTBC: Hai(beer)kus
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LTBC: Hai(beer)kus

We thought that this week, we would only write haikus; it’s more fun this way. quality time please! we are but small beings, we can’t do all this work writing this column I learned a lot about beer but more about friends i swear i can’t eat anything with gluten, yuck. beer will never count….

LTBC: Where we should have started
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LTBC: Where we should have started

We realized that we’ve actually written this weekly column for the whole semester to ostensibly advocate for beer. We’ve maybe failed, though, to actually educate you about beer itself rather than our own shortcomings and buzzed revelry. So, a lesson in beer. Lucy considers herself to be something of an amateur scientist. Taryn considers Lucy…

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Lucy & Taryn Beer Club: Moore Beer

Did you know that Dogfish Head Brewery in Milton, Delaware employs a molecular archaeologist to scrape the insides of ancient earthenware vessels, run chemical analyses to determine what past civilizations were brewing, and then brew it? For that matter, do you know what a molecular archaeologist does? Don’t worry, neither did we, but now we…

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Lucy and Taryn Beer Club: Beery Funny…

Lucy and Taryn’s Beer Club is in the throes of midterms. Overnight, it seems, those mischievous tests and papers snuck up on us while we slept, sent up permanent camp in the front yard, and now greet us every morning when we wake up. It’s seriously limited our beer consumption, because it’s hard to be…

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Lucy & Taryn Beer Club: Best beer, best state

For Mother’s Day, most people buy their mothers chocolates and roses. Living in Fairbanks, Alaska, however, opens the holiday to wider interpretation. We learned this from Fairbanks, Alaska native Laura Mather ’14 over beers at the Longfellow Grill. Laura’s mother is an avid gardener and spends most of the summer tending to her plants since…

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