Catawba Brewing’s ENO Hoppy Pilsner

first_imgLook, if I’m being perfectly honest, there aren’t many styles of beer that I don’t like. Saison, porter, IPA, sour, stout…I can think of a situation where each of these would be the perfect beverage. I found stouts go particularly well with little league baseball games. But I have a special place in my heart for pilsners, that crisp and refreshing style that has a long history in Europe and America, but has been overlooked for far too long by America’s craft brewers. Until recently. After decades of going deep into IPAs and barrel aged everything, more breweries are digging into the subtleties of the pilsner. Catawba gets a little off center with their new collaboration with Eagles Nest Outfitter, the ENO Hoppy Pilsner. ENO, of course, makes those handy hammocks that you see hanging all over the Appalachian Trail and college dorm rooms nationwide. Catawba Brewing and ENO are actually located on the same block in Asheville’s South Slope neighborhood. Plus, beer and hanging out in hammocks just go together, so a natural partnership was born.Now, here’s what I love about pilsners. They’re light and crisp and super easy to drink, but they tend to have a bit more going on than similarly light and easy drinking beers, like say, the blonde ale. Spend some time with a pilsner and you’ll uncover all kinds of subtle characteristics, from a corn-like sweetness to a hop bite from the addition of a robust German hop bill. Given the name, Catawba’s new version has plenty of the latter, but they also add a newer hop strain to the mix, American Idaho #7.  It’s still an easy-drinking beer built for summer, but there’s a layer of hoppiness that comes at you in a long wave of citrus and finishes with a hop bite. And it’s all just 4.9%, which means it’s not only the perfect hammock beer, it’s sessionable enough to be the perfect pump track beer too. Or Beer Mile beer. Or fly fishing beer. Or…Pick it up in six pack cans throughout the spring.last_img read more

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New Drug Trafficking Paramilitary Groups Threaten Colombia

first_img New groups of former paramilitaries involved with drug traffickers in Colombian areas are the main violent threat for South American countries, even worse than the FARC and ELN guerrillas, according to a report by the non-governmental organization “Corporación Nuevo Arco Iris,” dated March 7. These groups did not take part in the paramilitary demobilization during former President Álvaro Uribe’s administration (2002-2010), and went from being active in 209 municipalities in 2011, to 337 in 2012, the report said. Gathered in two organizations – Los Urabeños and Los Rastrojos – these groups have currently “increased their territorial domain, as well as their range of illegal activities,” despite the capture of their main leaders, according to Sonia Oñate, a researcher at the NGO specialized in the Colombian armed conflict. “The new paramilitaries are the leading cause of violence in Colombia,” the researcher added. “Currently, the new paramilitaries are fighting over the growing illegal economy that generates big profits and provides easy ways to launder money without criminal consequences from drug trafficking,” said the report. They are mainly present in the departments of Antioquia, Chocó, Bolívar and Valle del Cauca, she stated. By Dialogo March 12, 2013 This is one of Alvaro Uribe’s creations which became popular because it negotiates and offers freedom for the paramilitaries. It gives them amnesty for their crimes, letting them free, now that their most powerful organization A.U.C. (United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia), other organizations rose but under other names, nevertheless with the same ideological characteristic, the drug trafficking…last_img read more

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In Memoriam

first_img May 15, 2003 Regular News In Memoriam John Stone Crompton, Tampa Admitted 1979; Died October 31, 2001 Roland H. Eastwood, Ft. Myers Admitted 1948; Died November 5, 2002 Richard W. Groner, Sarasota Admitted 1972; Died March 27, 2003 Vadd Alan Karnes, Orlando Admitted 1999; Died January 22, 2003 Debra Dee Kroeger, Clearwater Admitted 1993; Died December 13, 2002 Lawrence Allen Levy, Miami Beach Admitted 1983; Died December 22, 2002 Douglas Paul McClurg, Tampa Admitted 1976; Died November 10, 2002 Irving Mcphondrin Miller, Miami Admitted 1985; Died March 26, 2003 John C. Patterson, Jr., Sarasota Admitted 1956; Died August 6, 2002 Herboth Strother Ryder, Branford Admitted 1959; Died March 9, 2003 Howard Silverstein, Miami Admitted 1958; Died February 19, 2003 Walter H. Tedford, Jr., Deland Admitted 1977; Died March 16, 2003last_img read more

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2019 trends in wealth management

first_img continue reading » There’s a changing tide in wealth management. Looking toward an increasingly digital future, financial institutions are emphasizing meaningful strategies that help financial advisors and investors improve workflows and simplify their lives. Moving forward means rethinking the operating model that defines the client relationship, providing digital services that are intuitive, personalized, and real time.For their part, financial technology providers must be able to support those capabilities via a built-in integrated user experience layer. Financial institutions should also have the choice of leveraging an API infrastructure to control the user experience and offer exceptional service.With that in mind, here are four wealth management trends we see shaping the market in 2019 and beyond.1. Holistic and PersonalizedTo stay innovative, financial institutions must keep pace with consumers’ needs and changing expectations. Investors are financially savvy and looking for the same type of digital experiences available to them in retail and entertainment channels. They want and expect accessible, easy-to-use digital offerings that give them a full view of their investments and finances, plus convenient ways to manage and move money in pursuit of their goals. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Why experts say the rush for medical supplies is unnecessary right now

first_img“The Surgeon General just made an announcement last week, really stressing that only sick individuals need to wear masks… we do not need to wear them just for general purposes,” explained Kaufman. In the meantime, Kaufman says it’s best to remain calm while staying prepared for any situation. However, Broome County health experts say this rush isn’t entirely necessary just yet, as the scare hasn’t been too alarming in the area. “We’ve been getting some supplies like masks and hand sanitizers and some rubbing alcohol and people are still buying it and it’s been on and off coming in,” said Apalachin Pharmacy owner, Jay Lalkyia. The Apalachin Pharmacy says it’s trying to keep up with the demand of medical supplies like face masks, hand sanitizer, and medicine as those products are flying off the shelves. Director of Public Health, Rebecca Kaufman, says it’s often better to use the cheaper option of simple soap and water, rather than spending a lot of money on hand sanitizer. She has similar things to say about face masks, adding it’s only necessary for the people who are currently ill. (WBNG) — As people rush to local stores to get medical supplies like face masks and hand sanitizer amid Coronavirus concerns, Broome County Health Department is saying not to rush in a panic yet.last_img read more

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Criterion sees the light of Day

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Hall of Fame: Minister vows to recover missing memorabilia

first_imgRelatedPosts Minister gives condition for resumption of contact sports Minister pledges support for development of AI, robotics in Nigeria NSF 2020: Sports minister raises fresh hope The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has vowed to recover all the missing memorabilia that reportedly disappeared from the Hall of Fame that was set up for Nigerian sports icons.Speaking during a visit to the Hall of Fame centre situated inside the main bowl of the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja, Dare said: “We are determined to set up a proper Hall of Fame for our sports men and women. “I decided to visit the gallery to see things for myself, to ascertain what has happened to those items that were collected to set up the Hall of Fame 17 years ago.“I want to find out the missing link.“I’m working with the staff of the Ministry to establish what happened to those items.“We are going to locate where they were kept, recover them, clean them and position them in the gallery where people can see them.“These items are priceless and we shall do everything to recover them. “We are talking of memorabilia that were put together and kept in a private building 17 years ago whe  there was no Sports Ministry and sports was run by  the National Sports Commission.“We want to do the proper thing now so that the Hall of Fame can warehouse those priceless memorabilia.“There is nothing like Hall of Shame.“If one or two components are missing does not make it a Hall of Shame.“We are trying to correct a lot of things that had gone wrong about 17 years ago. “We are determined to correct the wrongs of the past by setting up a proper Hall of Fame.”Tags: Hall of Fame CentreMKO Abiola StadiumSunday Darelast_img read more

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United States reclaim Ryder Cup, ending losing streak

first_imgBy Larry FineCHASKA, Minnesota,(Reuters)-Ryan Moore ended a long wait for U.S. Ryder Cup redemption when he clinched a rousing win over Europe at Hazeltine yesterday, beating Lee Westwood to allow the Americans to reclaim the golden trophy in golf’s top team competition.With Westwood in for bogey at the 18th, Moore rolled his birdie putt to within one foot and the tap-in was conceded to seal a 1-up win and clinch a 15-10 lead for the United States, with 14 1/2 points required for their victory.Team mates, families and friends poured out onto the green to celebrate what ended as a 17-11 thumping.Emotional U.S. assistant captain Bubba Watson wept on the shoulder of captain Davis Love III as the two hugged on the 18th green.“I’m super proud of them,” Love said. “We all pulled together for this one.“We’ve been kicked around for so long, if you keep on losing you feel you’ve got to do something different,” he said about changes the U.S. team made to increase continuity in the team hierarchy and allow more input from the players.“Our guys handled the pressure. Europe came in and played unbelievable golf. The great thing is we didn’t battle between all of us, we all pulled together.”The Americans had last won the biennial match play event in 2008 as Europe ran off three Cup victories in a row, extending their domination to eight of the last 10 meetings.“At the end of the day, the American guys played better than we did,” said European captain Darren Clarke. “They holed the putts when they had to, and we lipped out. But that’s happened the other way around for quite some time.”Brandt Snedeker, who registered a 3-0 record, set Moore up for the winning point by claiming a 3 and 1 victory over English rookie Andy Sullivan.On a brilliantly sunny day, the U.S. side capitalised on their greater depth to close out victory as they faced four of Europe’s six rookies in the late matches, winning all of them.The U.S. victory charge came after some titanic early matches in which Europe, who front-loaded their best players at the top of the order, closed the gap to one point after entering the deciding 12 singles matches trailing by three.Sensational shot-making and scoring made for great theatre in front of some 50,000 roaring fans.Patrick Reed and Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, the hottest players and most demonstrative competitors on their respective teams, staged an outrageous contest of can-you-top-this in their opening nine.Reed’s 1-up win gave him a U.S.-leading 3.5 points from his five matches.Later in the day, Cup veterans Phil Mickelson and Sergio Garcia waged an epic battle, with 19 birdies between them.After a rousing finish in which the Spaniard closed with four birdies in a row and Mickelson birdied four of the last five holes, they appropriately ended up all square.Henrik Stenson and rookies Thomas Pieters and Rafa Cabrera-Bello closed the gap for Europe, narrowing the U.S. lead to 10 1/2 to 9 1/2, but the Americans held a big edge in the later matches.Sweden’s Stenson beat Jordan Spieth, Pieters of Belgium topped JB Holmes and Spain’s Cabrera-Bello defeated PGA Championship winner Jimmy Walker — all by 3 and 2.The 24-year-old Pieters set a European rookie record by registering four points and became the first Ryder debutant since 1999 to play in all five sessions.Reed and McIlroy set the tone for a brilliant day of golf, with the eighth hole producing an outstanding Ryder moment.McIlroy rolled in a long birdie bomb and roared in delight, playing to the suddenly silenced crowd by putting his hand to his ear and shouting, “I can’t hear you, I can’t hear you,” in extravagant fashion.Reed then matched McIlroy by pouring in his 20-foot birdie putt to an explosive celebration by the crowd, and wagged his finger at McIlroy and waved his arms to whoop up even louder cheers.As he walked off the green, Reed was met by a smiling McIlroy, who bumped fists with his rival in a classic Ryder Cup tableau.last_img read more

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ICC World Cup Pakistan announces World Cup 2019 squad; Sarfaraz to lead, Amir and Akmal misses

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced its 15-man squad for the World Cup, becoming the eighth team to do so and they are back with their regular captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, who hasn’t worn national colored jersey from quite some time. The announcement was made public on Thursday and the selectors met the skipper to finalise the team. The big names to miss out are the Umar Akmal and Mohammad Amir who were the part of the team frequently.Here’s the Pakistan’s squad for World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Ahmed (C), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Junaid Khan and Mohammad Hasnain. Here’s the tweet:  highlights Pakistan became the eighth team to announce World Cup squad. Mohammad Amir and Umar Akmal misses out from the squad. Junaid and Shaheen will be the left-arm bowlers. last_img read more

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Cariah eager to make big impact against Sri Lankans

first_imgPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago left-hander Yannic Cariah says he is anxiously looking forward to next month’s West Indies A series against the touring Sri Lankans, and is intent on making his mark.The 25-year-old was one among a few new faces in the 13-man Windies squad announced on Tuesday for the first two four-day ‘Tests’ of the three-match series starting October 11 in Jamaica.“I am really motivated for this tour and I cannot wait to get into the middle and give it my all,” said the Red Force left-hander.This is another great opportunity for me to show that I can play international cricket so I am looking forward to the challenge Sri Lanka will present.”Cariah forced his way into the selection frame by plundering 691 runs during at an average of 43, to top the scoring charts during the last first class season.He was one of seven players who passed 600 runs, joining fellow Red Force batsman, Kyle Hope (649), Leeward Islands Hurricanes wicketkeeper, Jahmar Hamilton (648), veteran former Windies batting star, Shiv Chanderpaul (622), Montcin Hodge (616), Devon Smith (611) and Sunil Ambris (608).Hope was subsequently elevated to the Test squad while Hamilton, Hodge and Ambris have all been named in the A-squad to face Sri Lanka.The previous season, Cariah managed a mere 374 runs but said he had been focused for a while now on achieving such a breakthrough in his career.“I have been preparing for this opportunity for years now,” he said.“I am seeing the results of my hard work and this is a good opportunity to further distinguish myself against a strong touring team.”He added: “I think it is just for me to keep moving forward and keep doing the right things to get results. My mindset will be a key factor because I think that is the most important part of the game for me.“I am putting in the necessary work in the gym and nets so once I am mentally ready I am confident this will be good series for me.”last_img read more

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