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2011 Archive

Dec 30, 2011

Favorite Beers of 2011

Along with the freshly posted Year In Review, it’s also time to note those brews which stood out over the past twelve […]

Dec 30, 2011

Barley Blog 2011 Year in Review

The past 12 months have absolutely flown by. This year-end post completely snuck up on me, but I think I’ve got everything […]

Dec 29, 2011

Stone Vertical Epic 11.11.11

I’ve been a big fan of Stone Brewing’s Vertical Epic series ever since first hearing about it back in 2007 — it […]

Dec 28, 2011

Flying Dog Releasing New “Brewhouse Rarities” Series in 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 28, 2011 In the words of Hunter S. Thompson, Flying Dog’s new series of limited-edition releases are “too […]

Dec 28, 2011

DuClaw Oak Aged Black Jack Stout

I picked up this bottle of DuClaw Brewing’s Oak Aged Black Jack Stout a few weeks ago solely on the fact that […]

Dec 27, 2011

St. Sebastiaan Yeast Hoist

Yeast Hoist is a limited run of a Belgian Strong Golden Ale from Brouwerij Sterkens N.V. that features artwork from artist Ron […]

Dec 22, 2011

Flying Dog Kujo Imperial Coffee Stout

Cujo, the 1983 movie based on a Stephen King novel, scared the living crap out of me as a wee little eight […]

Dec 21, 2011

St. Sebastiaan Grand Reserve

Here’s even more evidence (in a long line of well documented cases) where packaging was just too much for me to ignore. […]

Dec 20, 2011

Chapeau Framboise

Winter isn’t really the ideal time to enjoy a fruity lambic, what with the cold and short hours and all. That being […]

Dec 19, 2011

Uerige Sticke

Back in August of 2010 I ran across a rather unique bottle. It was skinny and tall with a resealable flip top […]

Dec 18, 2011

WTOP Beer of the Week #2

This week, WTOP and Churchkey’s beer director Greg Engert discuss Troeg’s Mad Elf seasonal release.

Dec 16, 2011

Kona Brewing Koko Brown Ale Arrives On East Coast

Press Release After a successful launch of Koko Brown Ale (my review from earlier this year) to west coast mainland markets this […]