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Jun 18, 2018

Ommegang Smoked Porter

I do love a good smoked porter. That meaty, smoked malt character that typically accompanies the dark appearances and roastiness is one […]

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Jun 14, 2018

Collective Arts IPA #5

Just a scant two months ago I first crossed paths with Ontario’s Collective Arts Brewing and their tasty IPA #4. That 6.4% […]

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Jun 13, 2018

Right Proper Astral Weeks

Right Proper’s Raised by Wolves, a 5% ABV pale ale, set the tone nicely as an introduction to the D.C. brewery. It […]

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Jun 11, 2018

Surly Zest Crazed

Back in the end of April, Surly Brewing announced their BC Small Batch series — in honor of their original Brooklyn Center […]

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Jun 8, 2018

Offshoot Beer Relax

I’m not one to panic over pouring a hazy, unfiltered IPA into my glass. When there are chunks of material suspended within […]

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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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