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Sep 7, 2018

The Lost Abbey Red Poppy

It’s a rare moment when I cross paths with any beer from The Lost Abbey. I believe I’ve only encountered the brewery […]

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Sep 6, 2018

Trve Brewing Cursed

I was — incorrectly — under the assumption that Colorado’s Trve Brewing didn’t distribute out of their home state. And, yet, there […]

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Sep 4, 2018

Iron Hill Pumpkin Ale

To be brutally open and transparent, the only reason I’m reviewing a pumpkin ale in September is because it was provided by […]

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Aug 31, 2018

Iron Hill Crusher Session IPA

I’ve talked at length in various reviews about session IPAs. I’m not going to do that here, but will summarize in saying […]

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Aug 28, 2018

Surly Sleek

I love an IPA with a good amount of oats in the grain bill — that velvety smoothness that it typically adds […]

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Aug 27, 2018

Surly Kitsch

A few years ago there was this thing called the IPL (India Pale Lager) that was all the rage. The kids loved […]

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Aug 22, 2018

Double Barley Steakcake Stout

Of the box of beer I brought back from the Outer Banks, I didn’t really bring back that many stouts. I think, […]

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Aug 21, 2018

Westbrook Gose

I’ve encountered a few seriously sour/tart beers in my time, whether intentional or not. Westbrook Brewing’s Gose has intent — a right […]

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Aug 21, 2018

Schlafly Beer Introduces Limited White Pumpkin Ale

Fans of Schlafly Beer’s seasonal, special release Pumpkin Ale may notice a stand-out in their six-packs. The largest locally owned brewery in […]

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Aug 17, 2018

Surly Frisson

Surly’s small batch program has been creating some interesting and limited releases as of late — or at least the samples they […]

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Aug 16, 2018

Tarboro First Ryed IPA

I knew going into this purchase of Tarboro’s First Ryed IPA that it had a fairly old canning date (Feb 16, 2018) […]

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Aug 15, 2018

Appalachian Mountain Not An IPA

Just like the subtext on this Appalachian Mountain Brewery (AMB) can states, this is, in fact, an IPA. One sniff of the […]

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