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2017 Archive

Feb 28, 2017

Firestone Walker Agrestic

Firestone Walker has been killing it lately with these small batch releases of barrel-aged beers that have been hitting shelves lately. Agrestic […]

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Feb 27, 2017

Terrapin Krunkles Down Under

Terrapin Brewing’s Krunkles Down Under is, as you may have probably already guessed, an IPA that uses a pile of hop varieties […]

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Feb 24, 2017

Cigar City Jai Alai Aged on White Oak

Cigar City’s Jai Alai is pretty much a year-round staple in the Barley Blog HQ refrigerator. It’s a flavorful beer that is […]

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Feb 23, 2017

Flying Dog 2017 Tropical Bitch Belgian IPA

Last year, Maryland’s Flying Dog released a fruity twist on their flagship Raging Bitch Belgian IPA. Tropical Bitch, at that time, used […]

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Feb 22, 2017

Kona Hanalei Island IPA

Kona just announced the nation-wide availability of their new year-round beer, Hanalei Island IPA, just last month. First released in August of […]

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Feb 21, 2017

Founders Lizard of Koz

Founders Lizard of Koz was brewed by brewmaster Jeremy Kosmicki as a birthday gift for his sister. The imperial stout uses a […]

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Feb 17, 2017

Upslope Citra Pale Ale

Of the two samples that I recently received from Upslope brewing, it was the newly announced Citra Pale Ale that garnered a […]

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Feb 16, 2017

Ship Bottom Barnacle Bottom Stout

It’s good to have friends that reward you with beer. This growler of Ship Bottom Barnacle Bottom Stout was a nice surprise […]

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Feb 15, 2017

Upslope Craft Lager

When offered the opportunity to sample a beer or two from a brewery that doesn’t distribute to Virginia, I take it. It […]

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Feb 14, 2017

Dogfish Head Beer for Breakfast Stout

The number of ingredients that went into Dogfish Head’s Beer for Breakfast Stout is more than any actual breakfast that I’ve ever […]

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Feb 14, 2017

Alpine Beer Company Introduces New Products for 2017

Press Release Diving into 2017 with broad US distribution, Alpine Beer Company announces three new, year-round beers will be added to their […]

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Feb 13, 2017

Stone Tangerine Express IPA

I’ve had a few IPAs that utilize tangerine fruit within their recipe. Some had a welcome and smooth amount of the fruit […]

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