first_imgEmail Share TAGSBrewers AssociationBrewers Publications Twitter Home Industry News Releases Beer Business Brewers Publications Presents Brewing Local: American-Grown BeerIndustry News ReleasesBeer BusinessBrewers Publications Presents Brewing Local: American-Grown BeerBy Press Release – August 25, 2016 42 0 Pinterest Linkedin Previous articleYard House Gets Spirited with Four New Cocktails Available September 12Next articleAfternoon Brief, August 25 Press Release ReddIt Facebook AdvertisementA Guide to Exploring Local Flavor Using Cultivated and Foraged Ingredients by Stan Hieronymus; Foreword by Dogfish Head Founder Sam Calagione Boulder, CO • August 25, 2016—The growing hunger for locally sourced food is not a trend that has been blind to beverages, beer included. And while Americans have brewed beers using native ingredients since pre-Columbian times, a new wave of brewers has always been at the forefront of the locavore movement. The latest release from Brewers Publications, Brewing Local: American-Grown Beer by Stan Hieronymus, introduces brewers and drinkers to the ways herbs, flowers, plants, trees, nuts and shrubs flavor distinctive beers. The foreword is delivered by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery founder Sam Calagione, a longtime enthusiast for using local and unique ingredients in beer.Brewers use locally-grown, traditional ingredients as well as cultivated and foraged flora to produce beers that capture the essence of the place they were made. In Brewing Local, Hieronymus examines the history of how distinctly American beers came about, visits farm breweries, and goes foraging for both plants and yeast to discover how brewers are using novel ingredients to create distinctive beers.“No one writing about beer brings as much insight, detail or revelation to the subject as Stan Hieronymus, and Brewing Local may be his best work to date,” said Jeff Alworth, author, The Beer Bible. “Ostensibly directed at brewers looking to bring a little local flair into their beer (which it delivers, in spades), it accomplishes something more profound. By connecting beer to place and time, Hieronymus reintroduces us to this beverage we think we know so well. It’s one of the few books with the capacity to make you think anew about beer.”“You could be happy just buying it [Brewing Local] for the valuable information on a wide range of unusual botanicals and how to use them in beer,” said Randy Mosher, author, Tasting Beer. “But once you start reading, you get swept away on an unexpected journey, ultimately ending up deep inside the minds of people doing some of the most exciting things in beer today.”Hieronymus is a professional journalist and amateur brewer who has made beer his beat since 1993. The author of hundreds of articles for periodicals and editor at, Hieronymus wrote Brew like a Monk (2005), Brewing with Wheat (2010) and For the Love of Hops (2012) for Brewers Publications and has contributed to several other publications, including 1001 Beers You Must Taste Before You Die. His travels have taken him to breweries in every state in the U.S. as well as behind the scenes in internationally famous breweries such as De Sint-Sixtusadij Westvleterten and Private Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn.Brewers Publications supports the mission of the Brewers Association by publishing books of enduring value for amateur and professional brewers as well as titles that promote understanding and appreciation of American craft beer. With over 50 titles to choose from, it’s the largest publisher of contemporary and relevant brewing literature for today’s craft brewers, homebrewers and beer enthusiasts.Watch and learn more on the Brewers Publications website.Advertisement last_img read more

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first_img Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! Email* We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the selection of Jean Duckering of Red Deer, AB as the December 2017 recipient of the Dressage Volunteer of the Month Award.For over three decades, Duckering has been a strong supporter of Canadian dressage. In 1985, she joined the Parkland Area Alberta Dressage Association (PAADA) and held various board member positions, including secretary, treasurer, and an eventual 10-year tenure as president. Concurrently, she was show manager for the Alberta Equestrian Games and organized many provincial championships. Her tireless efforts made the PAADA the go-to organization for professionally run, enjoyable events.Duckering went on to become President of the Alberta Dressage Association (ADA) from 2010 to 2012, where she played a key role in managing the ADA’s annual casino fundraising event. She also worked for many years as a dressage advisor for the Mane Event in Red Deer, AB.Duckering has been an active EC volunteer since 2014 and is currently a member of the Dressage Committee, lending her voice to help direct the development of dressage programs and services nationwide.“I have enjoyed working with Jean on the Dressage Committee for the past two years,” said Joan Macartney of Manotick, ON. “Jean is a joy to work with, always striving to provide well thought-out solutions, and has contributed to dressage in a variety of roles.”Duckering enjoys competing in local shows and currently rides at Third level with her Canadian Warmblood mare, 17-year-old Rhumba, sired by Tango Selune. She is still greatly involved in Alberta’s dressage community, and helps organize the only FEI level dressage competition in Alberta, the Calgary Area/ADA Black Tie CDI 3*.EC is grateful for the energy and vision Duckering offers the dressage community with selflessness and enthusiasm. Duckering is archetypal of the dedicated volunteers who help dressage grow at both the local and national level.If you know of a volunteer who deserves recognition, nominations are quick and easy through the EC website.Nominations for the award are accepted until the 20th day of each month, making January 20th the next deadline to submit the name of a volunteer who has made a difference to the sport of dressage. Questions and comments on the Dressage Volunteer of the Month Award can be directed to Christine Peters at [email protected] Tags: Jean Duckering, Horse Sport Enews SIGN UP More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business.last_img read more

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