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Surly Hop Shifter IPA

Hop Shifter has been in the works at Surly Brewing for quite some time now. The company started the series in an […]

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Old Bust Head Barrel Aged Gold Cup

Old Bust Head’s Gold Cup is a solid Russian imperial stout, providing a softly robust character with good flavor. The brewery’s chocolate […]

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Susquehanna Brewing Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am

I had never heard of Susquehanna Brewing prior to crossing paths with this bottle of Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am. And that’s […]

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Terrapin Raspberry Truffle Wake -n-Bake

Terrapin’s Wake-n-Bake series has always been a popular post-dinner treat in Barley Blog headquarters. The rich imperial stout utilizes coffee and oatmeal […]

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Alewerks Weekend Lager

For as much of a fan as I am of big, dank IPAs or rich and robust stouts, I’m also love a […]

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Starr Hill Looking Glass IPA

The newest Spring seasonal from Virginia’s Starr Hill is the 6.5% AB (40 IBU) Looking Glass. The IPA replaces Reviver Red IPA […]

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Starr Hill Front Row

Front Row Golden Ale (4.9% ABV, 20 IBU) is the latest addition to Starr Hill’s year-round line-up. The brew is one of […]

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Alewerks Chesapeake Pale Ale

When my wife brought home this bottle of Alewerks Chesapeake Pale Ale, I could have sworn that I had already had it […]

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Alewerks Superb IPA

This bottle of Alewerks Superb IPA is the second of a handful that the boss lady brought home with her after a […]

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Alewerks Brewing Unrequited

Earlier this year, the wife visited some friends down in the Norfolk area. On her trip she stopped by the Alewerks Brewing […]

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Wyndridge Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

I picked up this bottle of Wyndridge Farm’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout a few weeks back on a trip to Total […]

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Parkway Brewing A Moment on the Lips

I’m a big fan of Parkway Brewing’s Raven’s Roost Baltic Porter. That beer is an excellent example of the style and one […]