Posts Tagged ‘beer’


Do you have slugs in your garden? Get them drunk

By Dan MacLeod on June 09, 2015, at 3:13 p.m.
Here’s an old trick to fight off slugs and snails. Partially bury a cup in your garden, leaving about one inch exposed. Pour beer in it. Come back the next day. Slugs are attracted to the yeast in beer. You should find a bunch of dead slugs in the cup. …
Girl Scout cookies with Irish Stout beer.

Pairing Girl Scout cookies with adult beverages

By Gretchen McKay and Nicole Martin, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on March 04, 2014, at 11:50 a.m.
If there ever were a food marriage made in heaven, it’d have to be milk and cookies. Now that you’re a grown-up, though, you may no longer drink milk unless it’s lightening your coffee or moistening a bowl of cereal. That can make for a long, dry Girl Scout-cookie season. …

Friendly competition brewing in downtown Bangor beer contest

By Emily Burnham on Oct. 04, 2011, at 3:10 p.m.
Home-brewers from eastern Maine and beyond gathered last Thursday at Nocturnem Drafthaus in downtown Bangor to taste and discuss beer, wine and mead and name winners in the first-ever Maine Homebrewers Competition. The event, organized by Nocturnem and fellow Bangor-area businesses Central Street Farmhouse, Bangor Wine & Cheese Co. and …