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Backcountry Cocktails

We love beer, but we don't discriminate against all the other amazing liquids that make you smile. Sometimes you might want something sweeter, or stronger, or you just might not like beer. So here are some recipes for easy backcountry cocktails.You'll need a Pat's Carbonator Bottle, some Soda Concen ...
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Perfect Carbonation

Tips for Perfect Carbonation

First let's break down all the components of the Pat's Carbonator Bottle System:CapReaction CupBottleCompanion CupActivator PacketsBeer or Soda Concentrate PacketsThe cap has a lever on the top and a small blue lever lock. The lever allows you to prime the cap by pumping water into it which will be ...
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Top 15 Outdoor Craft Beers

Top 15 Outdoor Craft Beers

We love tasty craft beer here at Pat’s, and that’s why we brew a Pale Ale, Black IPA, and an American Lager. We also love drinking other craft beers from all over so we compiled a list of our top 15 favorite craft beers from fellow brewers who are also inspired by the great outdoors.15. Moab Bre ...
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Hiking a sandy portion of the Lost Coast Trail.

Lost Coast Trail

If you’re looking to plan a backpacking trip in March or April, there are quite a few options. One of our favorite springtime destinations is Northern California’s Lost Coast; a 53-mile stretch of rugged, undeveloped, and mountainous coastline. The Lost Coast trail is a beautiful and unique back ...
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Cooking With Pat’s

We’ve been experimenting with using our brew concentrates in place of traditional beer. So far, the results have been great.There are quite a few recipes that call for beer -- from roasted chicken to venison stew; we love the unique sweetness and subtle flavors that beer imparts. In this case, we ...
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DIY Home Brewing with a Portable Carbonator

Our Portable Carbonator allows brewers to have a low volume taste test of their beer to make sure it's ready for bottling or kegging.Couple all hydrometer readings with an organoleptic test so that you truly know where your beer is heading. Make conditioning and carbonating decisions based on a pint ...
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