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Dec 17, 2015

Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin

Velvet Merlin is a beer that I’ve had on my watch list for quite some time, but it wasn’t until this past […]

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Dec 15, 2015

Abita Wrought Iron IPA

I’ve had many good Abita brews throughout the years, but, unfortunately, Wrought Iron isn’t quite up to par with those products. The […]

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Dec 14, 2015

Sierra Nevada Otra Vez

Wild, sour and tart beers have been making a steady climb in popularity in recent years. The examples that I have purchased […]

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Dec 11, 2015

Karl Strauss Six Suits A’Hangin’

Each holiday season, as part of their “Twelve Days” series, Karl Strauss releases, you guessed it, a holiday-themed beer. It’s usually big, […]

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Dec 10, 2015

Highland Brewing Launches New Year-Round IPA

Press Release ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 8, 2015) – Highland Brewing Company today announced it will release its new, year-round West Coast-style IPA […]

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Dec 10, 2015

Alpine Beer Duet

This particular bottle of Alpine Beer Duet is the last of a trio of brews from the company that I originally purchased. […]

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Dec 8, 2015

Alpine Beer Nelson

I’m a big fan of rye IPAs — Bear Republic’s Hop Rod Rye is a fan favorite in Barley Blog HQ — […]

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Dec 7, 2015

Widmer Brothers Brrr Seasonal Ale

Back in 2013, I was lucky enough to receive variants of Widmer Brothers’ Brrrbon — the bigger, barrel-aged version of their winter […]

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Dec 4, 2015

Alpine Beer Hoppy Birthday

Even before I cracked open this bottle of Alpine Beer’s Hoppy Birthday, it confused me. Why the hell was it packaged in […]

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Dec 3, 2015

Highland Brewing Black Watch Double Chocolate Milk Stout

Black Watch Double Milk Chocolate Milk Stout is the second release from Highland Brewing’s new Warrior Series. This big (8% ABV) milk […]

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Dec 2, 2015

Bell’s Brewing 30th Anniversary Ale

I’ve stated in the past that I’m all for a brewery celebrating a birthday milestone with some outlandish, barrel-aged concoction — whatever […]

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Dec 1, 2015

Oskar Blues Brewery and Hotbox Roasters Collaborate on Coffee-Infused Limited Release

Press Release Longmont, CO. and Brevard, N.C. – Oskar Blues Brewery and Hotbox Roasters have collaborated to introduce a national, limited release […]

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