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Jun 5, 2018

Founders Dank Wood

Dank Wood was the third release in Founders’ Barrel-Aged Series and it packs a punch. The big, imperial red ale (12.2% ABV, […]

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Jun 4, 2018

3 Stars Star Dust

Not only have the hop flavors and overall presentation of IPAs shifted over time, so too have the hops in use themselves. […]

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Jun 1, 2018

Hardywood Hopkeeper

It’s not too often you run into a a double or imperial IPA lately that really gets in your face. I mean, […]

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May 31, 2018

Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Chili Hazelnut Break

I’m all for “dessert in a glass” when it comes to some beers, but I’ve got to be in the mood for […]

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May 29, 2018

Surly Heat Slayer

The weather hasn’t been too hot on a consistent basis just yet this year, but if the heat from this past Saturday […]

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May 25, 2018

Almanac Bourbon Barrel PĂȘche

Generally, all of the beers from Alamanc that I have encountered have been straightforward — dynamic in flavor, yes, but to the […]

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May 24, 2018

Ommegang Hand of the Queen

Ommegang’s Hand of the Queen is a recent release for their Game of Thrones series of branded releases. It’s also, I believe, […]

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May 22, 2018

Dogfish Head Wood Aged Bitches Brew

Look, it happens to the best of us. Sometimes things just slip through the cracks. And that’s the case with this particular […]

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May 18, 2018

Surly Brewing and First Avenue +1

Surly Brewing and First Avenue, a local (for folks in Minneapolis) music venue, have come together for a tasty collaboration in +1. […]

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May 17, 2018

Almanac Mariposa

It looks like I’ve been on a bit of an Almanac run as of late, having just published a review for Astounding […]

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May 16, 2018

Boojum Brewing Galaxy Far, Far Away IPA

We’ve got neighbors that live across that street that occasionally thank us for watching their pets while they are away with beer […]

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May 15, 2018

Epic Big Bad Baptist

Epic Brewing’s Big Bad Baptist is one of those imperial stouts that I had heard of in chatting with other shop patrons […]

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