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Bar Fri Apr 29 2011

Half Acre's Twin Ginger Returns Today!

Swing by Half Acre anytime today to sample one of their returning all-stars: Twin Ginger. Rate Beer gives it an extremely 90 out of 100. One commenter remarks: "Nice sweet caramel aroma with pine and citrus hops also present. Flavor is a nice balance between malt, citrus, and hop bitterness with subtle spiciness present, too. Quite a nice ipa." It does sound quite nice, actually!

Oh, and after the jump, read how you can save anywhere from eight to fifty percent on all your Twin Ginger purchases. Trust me, you'll want to read...

Not making this up:

- Anyone with God given red hair will be granted an 8% discount on Ginger Twin purchases.

- Anyone with God given red hair and a Longshoremen's beard will be granted a 10% discount on Ginger Twin purchases.

- Identical Twins will be granted a 15% discount on Ginger Twin Purchases

- Identical Twins with God given red hair will be granted a 25% discount on Ginger Twin purchases.

- Identical Twins with God Given red hair and Longshoremen's beards will be granted a special treat (each) and 50% off additional Ginger Twin purchases. [via]

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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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