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Monthly Archives: November 2012

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November 29, 2012

Spicing Up the Season with Holiday Brews

Although the hop plant has been known and used for a variety of purposes since ancient times, its use in brewing did not become widespread until the 16th century.  Prior to that time, beers were flavored and balanced by the addition of herbs and spices of all kinds. A blend of herbs, known as “gruit,”… read entire article