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November 9, 2010

Pass the Sweet Potato Beer, Please

by JHoll

The orange earthy vegetable has earned its place in the glass

Long before he opened for business, Sean Wilson decided he wanted to use local ingredients as often as possible when it came to making his beers. The founder of Durham, North Carolina’s Fullsteam Brewery surveyed the state’s agricultural scene and realized that it was the largest producer of sweet potatoes in the nation.  Putting the starchy orange vegetable into a lager just made sense.

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