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Monthly Archives: February 2019

February 20, 2019

Ask Bob Brewer: Yeast for Stouts and Porters

Thanks Again (via Facebook): What’s your favorite yeast strain for stouts and porters? Bob: We make a Porter on a regular basis and have brewed a stout recently. Both were fermented with our ale yeast that is also used for every other ale we make.

Sumerian Beer Project

Originally written in ____, Anchor historian Dave Burkhart recounts the details of a unique project to re-create an ancient method of brewing. The historical roots of beer brewing are entwined with those of early bread baking; this is well known to every serious brewer. In 1988, we at the Anchor Brewing Company conceived the idea… read entire article

Cooking with Craft Beer: Anchor Mango Peach Galette

Anchor Mango Peach Galette Yield: 1 Galette, 8 Servings   Filling: 1 large mango, peeled and sliced thin 1 cup peach, sliced thin 1 cup strawberry, sliced thin 2 cups (16 oz.) Anchor’s Mango Wheat 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract dash of salt   Crust: 1 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour ½… read entire article

Crowning Achievements: Anchor Brewing Milestones

You might have noticed a date and a corresponding description underneath the crown of your last bottle of Anchor Steam Beer. Since 2015, in commemoration of 50 years since Fritz Maytag bought Anchor Brewing, igniting the American Craft Beer Revolution, Anchor Steam bottles include fun facts about Anchor’s rich history on the underside of each cap.  … read entire article

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