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2012 Archive

Feb 13, 2012

Le Bilboquet MacKroken Flower

Last week, when I stated that the bottle of L’Affriolante that I was reviewing was the last from this Quebec brewery, I […]

Feb 10, 2012

The American Beer Revival

I can’t 100% confirm the stats show in the video below, but from what I’ve read the numbers look correct enough for […]

Feb 10, 2012

Abita Jockamo IPA

Named for the “Mardi Gras Indians” who have marched in the annual New Orleans celebration, Jockamo IPA is a brew that has […]

Feb 9, 2012

Abita Restoration Pale Ale

I’ve had a few Abita brews in my time, from Turbo Dog on a balcony overlooking Bourbon Street to an Andygator in […]

Feb 8, 2012

Sweetwater Brewing Company Commemorates 15 Years

Press Release: ATLANTA (Feb. 8, 2012) – This Feb. 17 will mark 15 years since SweetWater Brewing Company officially sold its first […]

Feb 8, 2012

Shock Top Wheat IPA

I knew going into accepting this sample of Shock Top Wheat IPA that the brand is owned by ABInBev. I’ve sampled several […]

Feb 7, 2012

A Super Bowl Win, BBQ and Beer

The Monday following the New York Giants’ win over the 49ers in the NFC Championship game I walked into my boss’ office […]

Feb 6, 2012

Le Bilboquet L’Affriolante

This is the last of the Le Bilboquet beers that I picked up last month. I enjoyed their Oatmeal Stout, but wasn’t […]

Feb 3, 2012

Flying Dog Wildeman Farmhouse IPA

Flying Dog has always made good, craft beer, but it seems that the past couple of years has seen the brewery up […]

Feb 2, 2012

Shiner Wild Hare Pale Ale

Shiner Wild Hare Pale Ale is the first ale to be produced by Spoetzl Brewery in its 100+ year existence. It’s also […]

Feb 1, 2012

Schock Top Wheat IPA Announced

Press Release ST. LOUIS (Jan. 30, 2011) – As the Shock Top family continues to grow in popularity, so does its line-up […]

Feb 1, 2012

Karl Strauss 23rd Anniversary Old Ale

Aging beer in retired bourbon barrels isn’t anything new. In fact, within the confines of this site you’ll find plenty of reviews […]