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First Bottling Day: Homebrew Philippines

Last updated on: 23rd October, 2018, 5:12 PM My first homebrewing day had gone well if a little shaky. My first bottling day was worse. Ready? Steady? What? I set up everything in advance for Bottling Day. I had a draining rack to drain out the excess sanitizer from the bottles. I had space for […]

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More Filipino Craft Beer – Part 1: Nipa Brew

Last updated on: 28th March, 2016, 2:35 PM This is the beginning of the third installment in a series of reviews of the beers expats or travelers might find in the Philippines. The first round of reviews were split into two parts and featured my take on most of the beers brewed by the biggest brewer in […]

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Filipino Craft Beer – Part 2: The Cebruery

Last updated on: 3rd March, 2016, 11:24 AMThirty years ago, the Filipino people rose up against a dictator in a movement dubbed “People Power”. While the Filipino craft beer movement isn’t as deeply meaningful on the large scale, it is a revolution. Craft brewers are rising up against “Big Beer” and exposing the Philippines to new ideas, new […]

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Filipino Craft Beer – Part 1: The Cebruery

Last updated on: 24th February, 2016, 7:34 PMFilipino craft beer has arrived in the Philippines! With breweries popping up all over, the craft beer revolution here is exploding with quality beer choices. Supply can be a problem, but seekers who can find these craft brews are well-rewarded with flavorful beers. At AH, our go-to beertender is Beereaucracy Bar in […]

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Filipino Beer: Tasting San Miguel, Part 2

Last updated on: 11th February, 2016, 6:34 AMAs I said in the first part of this series of posts, I’m tasting Filipino beer from the San Miguel Brewery lineup as a service to mankind and an aid to those beer drinkers who may be on their way to this fair land of over 7,000 islands. In […]

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Filipino Beer: Tasting San Miguel, Part 1

Last updated on: 8th February, 2016, 3:21 PM  There’s no doubt about it: beer is a very popular beverage around the world. The freshest claim that I could find for total liters of beer consumed per-person around the world comes from website InternationalBeerFest.com which says that, as of 2014, the top 25 beer-drinking countries tip back […]

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