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Oskar Blues Bamburana Imperial Stout

Bamburana is a collaboration between Oskar Blues and Cigar City — two companies that certainly know how to craft an excellent stout. […]

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Oskar Blues Can-O-Bliss Tropical IPA

Oskar Blues has a series of IPAs under their Can-O-Bliss program, but this Tropical IPA (7.2% aBV, 68 IBU) is my first […]

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North Coast Beachmaster Imperial IPA

You can call me a stubborn, old dog or a curmudgeon if you like, but I miss beers like North Coast’s Beachmaster […]

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Elysian Punkuccino

In my beer drinking history, I’ve had plenty of coffee porters and plenty of pumpkin porters, but I believe this may be […]

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North Coast Brewing Releases Beachmaster Imperial India Pale Ale

FORT BRAGG, Calif., January 24, 2019 - North Coast Brewing Company, an independent craft brewery producing exceptional, award-winning beers, is excited to release its first seasonal beer of 2019. A limited quantity of Beachmaster Imperial India Pale Ale is now available to fans for the second year on draft and…

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Escutcheon Brewing Agonic Line Lager

I like a good lager, especially a Vienna-style lager. And, if Escutchon Brewing has done anything in my experiences with them, it’s […]

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Escutcheon Brewing Growler Kolsch

As I have stated more than a few times on this site, the Kolsch style holds a special spot in my drinking […]

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Rogue Dead N’ Dead

Many moons ago, Rogue Dead Guy was a staple in the Barley Blog household. This was a time when there weren’t nearly […]

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North Coast Old Stock Ale 2017 Cellar Reserve

North Coast’s Old Stock Ale was one of the first products that I started cellaring once that bug hit several years ago. […]

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Oskar Blues Brewery and Cigar City Brewing Release Bamburana

Longmont, Colo., January 9, 2019 - Oskar Blues Brewery and Cigar City Brewing are stoked to announce the release of their innovative new collaboration beer, Bamburana. The imperial stout, brewed with figs and dates, is double barrel-aged - in both whiskey and brandy barrels - and aged once more in…

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North Coast Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin XXI

North Coast’s Russian imperial stout, Old Rasputin, is one of my favorite beers. It was one of the first readily available stouts […]

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Stone Brewing 22ND Anniversary Anni-Matter Double IPA

Stone Brewing hosts an annual, internal competition with their brewery team — pairing up in twos in order to create new and […]