Archive for March, 2012


Clayton’s Corner~Top 5 Beers To Go With BBQ

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March 23, 2012 The Great American BBQ Festival will be taking place this Saturday in Downtown Chandler. Not only will there be plenty of barbecue to go around, but Mr. Pineapple will be making his debut for the spring season, and his first appearance since taking a silver medal at the 2011 Great American Beer [...]

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Clayton’s Corner~How To Taste Beer

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March 16, 2012 This week on Clayton’s Corner I want to guide you through the process of tasting a beer. This is not meant to be an education in judging beer, or finding flaws in beer. It is just a primer in the steps one can follow if they want to get more out of [...]

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Clayton’s Corner~ On Food & Beer Pairing

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March 10,2012 This weekend, SanTan will be participating in the Devoured Culinary Festival, at the Phoenix Art Museum. While presenting our food alongside many other great local eateries, we will also be pouring beer. It feels like a great time to talk about the intricate subject of food and beer pairing. I have met avid [...]

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Clayton’s Corner~ Clayton on I.P.A.’s

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March 1, 2012 Making the rounds at festivals, many breweries are touting their IPA. At one festival last week, we even had three different kinds on offer. Explaining the abbreviation — India Pale Ale — doesn’t help much. What is an India Pale Ale? How does it differ from a Pale Ale? Why India? And [...]

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