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Cigar City Vanilla Hazelnut Marshal Zhukov’s

I know that Cigar City brews stouts. Their Hunahpu’s has it’s own release day due to the fervor that has built around […]

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J. Wakefield Welcome to the Thunderdome

I’ve had some thick beers in my time, but J. Wakefield’s Welcome to the Thunderdome drinks more like a chocolate milk shake […]

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Allagash Hibernal Fluxus

Much like the Hefeweisen, the Belgian-inspired stout has never really worked for my particular preferences. I’ve had many of them throughout the […]

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Allagash Émile

I’ve learned through experience to buy any new Allagash beers, sight unseen. The company has just been on a such a solid […]

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J. Wakefield Harbinger Hazelnut Coffee Imperial Sweet Stout

I had never really heard of Miami’s J. Wakefield Brewing prior to my running across a few of the company’s bottles on […]

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Chaos Mountain Cocoborealis

Labeled as a “triple chocolate stout,” Chaos Mountain’s Cocoborealis certainly has a strong chocolatey character. The malt bill employs chocolate malt and […]

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Commonwealth Brewing Papi Chulo

Back in January earlier this year, I was at a favorite local shop looking for a handful of rich, malty beers to […]

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Schlafly Coconut Crème Ale

Let’s get this right out in the open, shall we. Schlafly’s Coconut Crème Ale was doomed right from the start — for […]

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Sierra Nevada Tropical Torpedo

Much like the newly released Sidecar Orange Pale Ale, Sierra Nevada is unleashing Tropical Torpedo as a new year-round offering. Unlike that […]

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Foothills Frostbite Black IPA

I’m not the biggest fan of black IPAs, but I have found a few in recent years that marry roast malt with […]

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Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale

I cracked open this bottle of Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale shortly after the company’s new year-round offering started hitting shelves. […]

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Green Flash Ideal Belgique

For Green Flash to call their bottle-conditions Belgian-style dark ale “Ideal Belgique,” they better have themselves one hell of a beer. Part […]