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2011-05-24 10:45:00

ST. LOUIS, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shock Top and Stan Herd, the world's preeminent representational Earthwork artist, are collaborating on a series of original Earthworks - a first for the artist and the beer brand. The series will reflect the essence of the beer, both theoretically (designed to embody the unique, free-spirit of the beer) and literally (produced with materials that are ingredients of the beer, including wheat and oranges). The series is comprised of three...

2009-06-08 11:17:00

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Exal Corporation has received the 2009 "Best In Category" Quality Award for Excellence in Metal Decorating from the International Metal Decorators Association (IMDA). Competing in the Miscellaneous Products category, the container Exal developed for Boulevard Brewing's Unfiltered Wheat Beer was the only aluminum bottle package to be honored at the IMDA Annual Convention held in Chicago on May 20 - 23 of this year. (Photo:...

2008-08-28 21:00:28

See that guy on the beer label? That's Rodney Kibzey, a Lombard homebrewer who struck liquid gold in the Sam Adams American Homebrew Contest. Kibzey's Weizenbock, a hybrid of rich, malty bock and fruity weiss (wheat) beer, appears alongside a Grape Pale Ale (no joke!) in the Boston Beer Company's Longshot six-pack. A Milwaukee brewery tour six years ago inspired Kibzey, 39, to try his hand at concocting his own beer. "I liked good craft beer, but I really didn't know about the different...

2008-08-25 12:01:00

By GREG KITSOCK Don't hand me a wine list when I'm dining on Sichuan or Indian or Thai cuisine. For me, wine tends to lock in the heat of the heavily seasoned dishes of South and East Asia and fares poorly itself. "Spices distort wine flavors, turning white wines hot and red wines bitter," writes Garrett Oliver in his book "The Brewmaster's Table." But beer works hand in glove with those cuisines. "Curry's main ingredients -- garlic, chilies, lemon grass, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon,...

2008-07-29 18:00:39

By William Brand, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jul. 29--SHAUN O'SULLIVAN AND NICO FRECCIA, who together own the 21st Amendment brewpub on Second Street in San Francisco near the Giants ballpark, have glimpsed the future of craft beer -- and it definitely includes canned beer. Cans? O'Sullivan, the head brewer, toured the Oskar Blues brewery in Lyons, Colo., maker of the acclaimed Dale's Pale Ale, about the first craft beer sold in cans. "It was like being struck by...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.