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Just Arrived: Karl Strauss Red Trolley Ale

It's dark out now, but I was able to snap a shot of this bottle of Karl Strauss Red Trolley Ale on the deck shortly after it arrived a couple of hours ago. Red Trolley won gold at this year's Great American Beer Fest in the Irish-Style Red Ale category,…

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2010 Great American Beer Fest Winners List

So, this year's Great American Beer Fest awards ceremony ended a few hours ago and while I caught a few minutes of the live stream provided by Beer Tap TV, I didn't catch all the winners. Luckily, the Brewers Association has just posted the official winners list on their site.…

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I Am A Craft Beer Drinker

Some craft beer drinkers just doing their part to support those Craft Brewers.

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Ommegang/Duvel Tasting at Capital Alehouse

There's nothing like taking a couple of days off for a much needed long weekend. There's also nothing better than starting that time off with a beer and food pairing at Capital Alehouse in Fredericksburg. The event entitled "Belgium Comes to Fredericksburg" went off without a hitch, combining some tasty…

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Bottle Opening Prowess

I'm a sucker for gimmicky record attempts like the bottle opening event in the below video. I'm just glad that they chose the appropriate product for the attempt. I also hope they have a couple dozen close friends to finish off what's left in those bottles.

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Brewdog Officially Announces The End of History

In only the way they can, the brewers at Brewdog have ended history. The story behind this record setting beer is explained in the delightfully insane video below: As for the beer itself, the 55% ABV Belgian ale is "...infused with nettles from the Scottish Highlands and Fresh juniper berries."…

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Beer Photo: The Proper Use of a Vuvuzela

All the noise and complaining about the constant drone of blaring vuvuzelas on TV while watching the World Cup is all due to blatant and rampant user error. These dudes get it. They figured out the proper way to utilize the damned plastic horns. Getty Images

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Beer Photo: Now, That’s A Beer #2

Holy Jeebus, that's a big glass of beer. Not only that, but that's two photos of massive vessels from Germany. I am so moving. Getty Images

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2010 Brewers Association World Beer Cup Winners Announced

3,330 Entries Compete for Awards in the "Olympics" of Beer 2010 World Beer Cup® is Largest Commercial Competition Ever BOULDER, Colo. -- April 10, 2010, Brewers from six continents earned awards from an elite international panel of judges this week in the 2010 Brewers Association World Beer Cup—the world's largest-ever…

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Beer Photo: Crate Tower

Apparently, this is the result of a friendly cave explorers' competition that some way or another demonstrates the necessary skills for, well, cave exploring. I'm pretty sure that if I had that many crates, I could construct something a bit more creative — a fort or a castle, or something.…

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Beer Photo: Delivering the Goods

This picture was actually taken on the 19th, but I'm just seeing it for the first time this morning. AP Photo On the left, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper receives his winnings (delivered via US ambassador) from his successful wager with President Barack Obama over the outcome of the Olympic…

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