The Beer Bash

Houston

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In a Nutshell

Enjoy live music acts and craft beer from Sweetwater, Karbach, Resignation Brewery and more; food available for purchase

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Promotional value expires Aug 8, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid with other offers. No cash back. Not valid for resale. Rain or shine. All guests must be present at redemption. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $10 for admission for one to The Beer Bash on Saturday, August 8 ($20 value)
  • $20 for admission for two to The Beer Bash on Saturday, August 8 ($40 value)

Festival-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to kick back on the grass and enjoy beer, food, and live music throughout the event.

Hops: Beer’s Bitter Half

Virtually all beers—craft brews in particular—rely on the complex flavors and aromas of hops. Read on for Groupon’s exploration of one of beer’s most vital ingredients.

Different wheat varieties account for beer’s varying colors, from the amber hue of lager to the deep-chocolate dusk of a heavy stout. But not all beer’s key ingredients make their presence visible. In the glass, hops are undetectable to the eye but often inescapable to the palate. One of four principal ingredients in the brewing process—along with grain, yeast, and water—hops produce beer’s distinctive bitterness, balancing the natural sweetness of the grain’s malt sugar while imbuing it with other flavors and aromas. Harvested from the female flowers of a perennial vine called Humulus lupulus, the pellets come in two complementary types—alpha and aroma. The former contributes to beer’s bitterness with its higher acidity levels, whereas the latter results in floral qualities due to its higher percentage of essential oils.

One of the beers most commonly described as “hoppy,” india pale ale, came about thanks to another unique property of hops. An antimicrobial agent, the plant has been rumored to act as a natural preservative, keeping beer from spoiling too quickly. With this in mind, 18th- and 19th-century British brewers began adding extra hops to batches of beer destined for the Indian colonies, resulting in the brew’s characteristically strong bitterness.

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