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New Belgium Brewing Debuts La Folie Grand Reserve: Geisha Sour Ale

New Belgium Brewing’s latest special release, La Folie Grand Reserve: Geisha Sour Ale, blends the much sought-after Panama Geisha coffee with New Belgium’s award-winning La Folie. The result? An elegant, dark sour ale that celebrates the artistry and passion behind two of the world’s most beloved liquids. Geisha’s journey begins…

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Alewerks Lover’s Greed

I’ve enjoyed many brews from Virginia’s Alewerks Brewing. Most have been solid efforts while a few others have left not so impressed. […]

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Powers Brewing Bourbon Barrel Aged Achilles Yarrow Porter

I’ve visited Powers Farm & Brewery on several occasions since my initial outing back in June, but this is the first time […]

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Mass Bay Brewing Company to Acquire Clown Shoes Beer

The Mass Bay Brewing Company, brewers of Harpoon and UFO beers, announced today its acquisition of Clown Shoes Brewing. Clown Shoes, launched in 2009 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, is a nationally distributed brand that produces a wide selection of year-round and limited release beers. Clown Shoes has experienced significant success with…

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Reason Beer Pale

Reason Beer’s Blonde served as a decent introduction to the company that showed promise of things to come. When I purchased that […]

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Reason Beer Blonde

Reason Beer — out of Charlottesville, VA — officially launched just this year. The brewery may be brand new on the scene, […]

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Ardent Saison

Richmond, Virginia’s Ardent Craft Ales has been around a few years now, but this is the first time I’ve crossed paths with […]

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Stone Vengeful Spirit IPA

Stone Brewing’s latest seasonal release is Vengeful Spirit IPA. The 7.3% ABV (57 IBU) brew continues the company’s tropical fruit-forward trend as […]

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Surly Darkness

Like most fans of any one particular beer style, I have a list of those brews that I would love to get […]

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Big Boss Bourbon Barrel-aged Tavern Ale

In my recently posted review for Big Boss’ Saints on Raspberries (and via Twitter) I mentioned that, based on the packaging date […]

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Coronado Releases Barrel-aged Black Forest Cake

San Diego, CA - October 19, 2017 Coronado Brewing Company is releasing the next beer in its much-anticipated barrel-aged series. Black Forest Cake Imperial Stout is part of the company's Coronado Collection; "We redesigned this series earlier this year, and we're excited for fans to try this next batch;" says…

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Clown Shoes Crasher in the Rye 2017

Clown Shoes Brewing makes some pretty damn good stouts. For the 2017 iteration of their Crasher in the Rye (11.5% ABV), the […]