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2008 Archive

Dec 31, 2008

Screaming Heneken Ad

I’m pretty sure this would be my reaction if I were to actually walk into the basement of the pub featured in […]

Dec 30, 2008

Anchor Our Special Ale 2006-2008 Tasting

The Barley Blog turned two at the beginning of this December, marking my foray into documenting my love of craft beer — […]

Dec 30, 2008

Video of #1 Beer Bar’s Cellar

I originally saw this on BeerNews.org late last night, but might as well post it here as well — spread the word […]

Dec 23, 2008

The Barley Blog 2008 Year in Review

I meant to do one of these sorts of posts last year after checking out how Al and Ron over at Hop […]

Dec 22, 2008

Samuel Adams Hallertau Imperial Pilsner

While I’m a big stout/porter fan, I do have a fondness in my heart for the pilsner. They were and I suppose […]

Dec 22, 2008

Redhook Double Black Stout

I had this one for the first time late last month, but have enjoyed a few bottles since. Redhook first started brewing […]

Dec 18, 2008

Beer on TV Tonight

Discovery Channel tonight at 8pm. on “How Stuff Works.” Based on the description of tonight’s show, it looks like it could be […]

Dec 16, 2008

Fisherman’s Pumpkin Stout

Now, I’ve had plenty of different brews that used pumpkin in their recipe, but I’m pretty sure that this is the first […]

Dec 11, 2008

Invisible Fence Bud Commercial

This one’s probably pretty old, but I feel anyone that would chase after a Bud truck deserves a little electroshock therapy. I […]

Dec 11, 2008

Harpoon Brewing Expanding Capacity

Just saw this article pop up in one of my news feeds. Harpoon will be installing a couple of new tanks that […]

Dec 11, 2008

Session #23 Announced

Beer and Firkins, next month’s Session host, has announced the topic for the first event of 2009. “…what will you miss about […]

Dec 10, 2008

December Cellar Update

It’s been a couple of months since I last took stock of what I had been hoarding in the basement. Looking over […]