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The fall foliage photo contest is officially in your hands, readers

Foliage is doing little more than burying backyards these days, but remember back in September, when leaves were on the trees and it stayed light until long after you got home from work? We can’t help with the darkness, unless you light the Insider on fire and use it as a torch, but we can help you remember all those… 0

November 12, 2013
The fall foliage photo contest is officially in your hands, readers

The fall foliage photo contest is officially in your hands, readers

Check out the following pictures and select your favorite (by using the name and number from the caption) and email them to us at news@theconcordinsider. The photographer with the people’s champion pic will receive a $20 gift certificate to a Concord business of their choice. Let the voting begin! 0

November 12, 2013
Now accepting applications to beer school

All it takes is a few hours to become a budding homebrew champion

Do you love beer, but hate spending exorbitant amounts of money at the store for that delicious creation you crave? If your answer is yes and you’re also in the market for a new hobby, the next logical step should be to connect with the Concord Area Homebrewers. They will put you on a path to not only financial freedom,… 0

November 12, 2013
Getting drafty with Concord’s brew crew

Getting drafty with Concord’s brew crew

We hopped over to the Concord Area Homebrewers’s sudsy demonstration. 0

November 12, 2013
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Mike Curley shows the correct way to dip a bag of grains into some very hot water. 0

November 12, 2013
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Don’t worry everyone, those are only fresh hops being weighed out. 0

November 12, 2013
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When Ed Ramshaw designed his homebrewing contraption, the end result resembled something more like a clothes-washing setup from the late 1800’s, but it sure does produce some delicious-tasting beer. 0

November 12, 2013
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Mashing beer is only a good idea during the brewing process. 0

November 12, 2013
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A refractometer can track the fermentation of a beer and makes you look like a scientist at the same time. 0

November 12, 2013
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You can’t make a delicious brew without the right ingredients. 0

November 12, 2013