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Is There Anything Beer Can’t Do?

Is There Anything Beer Can’t Do?

Nearly every week, we read news reports about the health benefits from drinking beer in moderation, but is that all it can do? Here is a quick look at some of the many examples where beer has helped foil robberies, save lives and buildings when disasters have struck. When the roof collapsed after heavy snowfalls and rain at the warehouse of L. Knife and Sons, in Plymouth, USA, beer saved the stock and building from further … Read entire article »

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Chocolate Porter Brownies

Chocolate Porter Brownies

Chocolate Porter BrowniesBrownies are very popular for dessert or even for an afternoon snack. They taste even better when matched with a chocolaty porter or stout. Ingredients 250gm unsalted butter 50gm baking cocoa 200gm quality dark chocolate 125gm chopped 85% cocoa chocolate 220gm (1 cup) raw caster sugar 3 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 125ml chocolate porter (such as Holgate Temptress) 150gm (1 cup) plain flour 135gm (1 cup) chopped walnuts (hazelnut or macadamia would also work) Butter for coating pan Directions Preheat oven to 160°C. Coat a 23cm … Read entire article »

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