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Hardywood Bourbon Barrel Baltic Sunrise

About a month ago, I reviewed a bottle of Hardywood’s Baltic Sunrise. I absolutely loved the beer and stated that I needed […]

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3 Stars Desolation

I’ve had many — MANY — liquor barrel influenced beers in my time. Whether aged wholly in a barrel, staves (or spirals […]

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Stone Brewing VirtuALE IPA

Hop extracts have been used for years in brewing. The technologies behind the processes by which extracts are made, however, are always […]

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Alewerks Springhouse Brett

Virginia’s Alewerks Brewing has always crafted excellent IPAs and porters, but over the past couple of years, the company has been exploring […]

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D9 Brewing King’s Bridge

I don’t know squat about North Carolina’s D9 Brewing (formed in 2014). I happened to pick up this bottle of the company’s […]

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Firestone Walker Inferos

I picked up this can of Firestone Walker Inferos (8.2% ABV) about five months after its packaging date. As such, the hop […]

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Collective Arts IPA no. 4

Ontario’s Collective Arts Brewing is an interesting concept. The company focuses on combining their craft beers in an effort of promoting “emerging […]

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Solace Sun’s Out Hops Out

After the debacle that was their Manhunt Stout, I had to give Solace Brewing another opportunity for a solid “first” impression. And […]

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Clown Shoes Porcine Unidragon

I’m a big fan of Clown Shoes’ Blaecorn Unidragon. It’s a stout that I purchase just about every time I cross paths […]

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Karl Strauss Follow the Sun Pils

I’ve said it many times through the existence of this site, there’s nothing like a good, cold pilsner — nothing. Karl Strauss […]

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Karl Strauss Isomerizer IPA

If there’s one interpretation of the IPA that excites me the most, it’s those brewed with a single hop variety. The prospect […]

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Decadent Ales Citra Citra Citra

I know absolutely nothing about New York’s Decadent Ales other than what I’m told on the packaging of this can of Citra […]