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Drink Wed May 06 2009

Apocalypse Cow: Coming Soon from Three Floyds

apocalypse_cow.jpgI love it when one of the things I'm interested in (food and drink, for example) appear on a blog in relation to something else I'm interested in (local artists and crafters, for example). So it made me happy twice over when I realized that Dan Grezca (pronounced Jet-SAH) is designing the label for a new beer for Three Floyds called Apocalypse Cow. No mention of it on their website, and no clue what type of beer it is, but the name and label will be enough to make my try it.

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chicago menu design / May 6, 2009 12:00 PM

That does look pretty sweet, I'm guessing it could be a milk stout maybe?

Matthew / May 6, 2009 3:47 PM

I think it'll be a raspberry lambic.

PHLP / May 6, 2009 5:59 PM

It's a double IPA brewed with milk sugar, similar to Dreadnaught. The FFF brewpub had it late last year.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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