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About Angela Steil

Angela Steil is a Certified Cicerone® and the Grand Rapids Chapter President of Leaders Beverage Consulting, a company based in Chicago, Illinois. In this role she works as a draught technician, writer, consultant, and educator along with her incredible team as they advocate for raising the bar for draught system standards. When not turning wrenches or creating classes, Angela continues to add to her education as she studies for the Advanced Cicerone® exam. In her free time, Angela is best known for enjoying a cigar, scavenging thrift shops, and blowing all of her spending money on cheese. You can connect further and discuss her offered services here: https://leadersbeverage.com/the-team/angela-steil/
Latest Posts | By Angela Steil
Sietsma Bourbon Barrel Aged Hard Cider
3 years ago

Sietsma Bourbon Barrel Aged Hard Cider

By  •  Reviews

Style: Bourbon barrel aged hard cider ABV: 6.9% Glassware: Bordeaux Wine Glass

Appearance: The cider sits in my glass, clear as can be. It’s straw yellow in color with a …
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Planting the seeds: reviewing the Brewers Grove beers
3 years ago

Planting the seeds: reviewing the Brewers Grove beers

By  •  Reviews, West

GRAND RAPIDS — It’s the time of year for the second annual Brewers Grove event. I’ve had the chance to try four of the 24 tree beers at the Brewers …
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HopCat Naughty Nicodemus
3 years ago

HopCat Naughty Nicodemus

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Style: Cucumber Lime Gruit ABV: 5.2% Glassware: Tulip

Appearance: Exceptionally cloudy. Opaque. It looks like a glass of gold/straw yellow grapefruit juice.

Aroma: Bright lime notes pop out before …
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Right Brain Northern Hawk Owl
3 years ago

Right Brain Northern Hawk Owl

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Style: American Amber Ale ABV: 5.8% Glassware: Nonic Pint

Appearance: Certainly not clear but not exactly cloudy either. As I’m drinking I notice that it has a chill haze because …
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Kuhnhenn Loonie Kuhnie
3 years ago

Kuhnhenn Loonie Kuhnie

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Is it just me, or have American Pale Ales recently become more and more like an IPA? Loonie Kuhnie goes back to its roots and epitomizes the style as being a well …
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WGRD jams at John Ball Park for Summer Craft Beer Fest
3 years ago

WGRD jams at John Ball Park for Summer Craft Beer Fest

GRAND RAPIDS — Upon entering its fourth year as the Summer Beer Fest in John Ball Park, the WGRD team has admittedly revamped the whole concept behind the project.

The …
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