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2014 Archive

Aug 7, 2014

Boulevard Chocolate Ale

Chocolate is not a foreign additive in beer. Normally, when I encounter the use of chocolate in a brew, it’s in something […]

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Aug 6, 2014

Stone Brewing Smoked Porter with Chipotle Peppers

I’ve conquered Stone Brewing’s Crime and Punishment in the past, so when I glanced at this bottle of their Smoked Porter with […]

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Aug 5, 2014

Allagash Saison

Allagash Brewing just recently put this 6.1% ABV Saison into their year-round rotation back in March of this year, but it wasn’t […]

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Aug 4, 2014

Hardywood Hoplar

American oak, French oak, reclaimed American Chestnut and even exotic Paraguayan Palo Santo wood — the types of wood that beer has […]

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Jul 31, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Four Pillars

I’ve had a few of Lickinghole Creek’s brews over the past couple of months. The company’s farm to bottle methodology — and […]

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Jul 30, 2014

Book Review “Brew Britannia: The Strange Rebirth of British Beer”

I’m not what one would call a voracious reader. I used to be — not any more. Well, that is unless I […]

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Jul 29, 2014

Hardywood Park Bourbon Cru

Richmond’s Hardywood Park has been cranking out great beer the past couple of years. Whether it be the tasty, year-round Singel or […]

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Jul 28, 2014

Left Hand Brewing Smoke Jumper

I like a good smoked porter, whether that be of the standard variety or one aged in rye whiskey barrels. There’s just […]

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Jul 25, 2014

Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter and CAO Brazilia Pairing

When I first received the promotional package from Flying Dog Brewing and CAO Cigars that contained their suggested beer and cigar pairings, […]

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Jul 24, 2014

Off Color Brewing Scurry

Looking around the Web, Off Color Brewing’s Scurry is usually classified as an altbier, but according to the company it’s based on […]

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Jul 23, 2014

Flying Dog Brewing Pearl Necklace and CAO Mx2 Pairing

Today we have the third of four beer and cigar pairings courtesy Flying Dog Brewing and CAO Cigars (first pairing and second […]

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Jul 21, 2014

Stone Brewing Groundbreaking Collaborations: The Campaign for Cross-Planetary Brewing

Press Release ESCONDIDO, CA (July 19, 2014) – Today, San Diego-based Stone Brewing Co. is launching its first ever crowd-participation campaign on […]

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