Beers to your health

Beers to your health

Craft brews may offer surprising wellness benefits
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Cascade Canyon Cask IPA, a creamy beer with light, floral hops and delicate spice notes, is offered year-round at Carver Brewing Co. on Main Avenue in Durango.
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Ska Brewery bartender Melissa Dunn pours a seasonal offering, Autumnal Molé Stout, a hearty ale made with peppers, cocoa and spices introduced last month at Ska’s world headquarters tasting room in Bodo Park.
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Head brewer Jeff Albarella stirs malt barley and hops during the initial mash hopping phase of Celebration Strong Ale, a golden-color, high-alcohol ale that will be served at Carver Brewing Co. in early December.
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Malt made from barley accounts for differences in flavor, color and aroma and is the basis for the design of a beer. The blending of various malts, such as these, accounts for the beer’s character, said Jeff Albarella, adding that craft brewing is a balance between science and art. Albarella is head brewer at Carving Brewing Co.
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Jeff Albarella, head brewer at Carver Brewing Co., examines hops that will be added to beer to provide a sharp bitterness as a counterpoint or balance to the sweetness of malt.
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Joan Heil, of Durango, tries a sample of beers at Ska World Headquarters that includes the new Autumnal Molé beer
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Jack Rabbit India Pale Ale Cream Sauce

Yield: 4 cups sauce



Ingredients:



½ medium yellow onion, minced

1 tablespoon peeled, fresh garlic, minced

1 tablespoon butter

½ cup Carver Brewing Co. Jack Rabbit IPA

1 cup Dijon...

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