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Feb 2, 2018

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 […]

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Feb 1, 2018

Ballast Point High West Victory at Sea

Ballast Point has been under Constellation Brand ownership for just over two years now. It wasn’t a conscious effort on my part, […]

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Jan 30, 2018

Solace Manhunt Stout

Manhunt, a 7% ABV imperial stout from Solace Brewing, is my first introduction to the northern Virginia company. I’m sure you all […]

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Jan 29, 2018

Kindred Spirit Strawberry Milkshake

Let’s get this right out in the open first thing. Kindred Spirit’s Strawberry Milkshake is a unique and, frankly, weird beer. I’m […]

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Jan 26, 2018

Val-Dieu Grand Cru

Before craft beer, if one wanted to drink something that was full-flavored and different, one often had to look to the import […]

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Jan 25, 2018

Cascade Sang du ChĂȘne

I’m a big fan of Cascade Brewing’s sour beer program. Every bottle that I’ve encountered has been outstanding, often surpassing lofty expectations […]

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Jan 24, 2018

Honor Night Vision Porter

Night Vision is the first brew from Chantilly, Virginia’s Honor Beer that I’ve had thus far. And while the 5.5% ABV porter […]

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Jan 23, 2018

Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin

Originally brewed as a component of Firestone Walker’s first anniversary release, Velvet Merkin has garnered its own cult following through the years […]

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Jan 19, 2018

UFO Apricadabra

I’m not the biggest fan of the hefeweizen style, but I do have favorites within the genre and can appreciate the refreshing […]

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Jan 18, 2018

Trinity Brewing One Ear

I’ve been enjoying the Trinity Brewing beers that have been showing on northern Virginia shelves over the past several months. Each has […]

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Jan 17, 2018

3 Stars Southern Belle

I’m a sucker for a good brown ale, especially as the weather has gotten (and stayed) quite cold as of late. Southern […]

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Jan 16, 2018

Sweetwater Sinner’s Son

Two years ago, Sweetwater Brewing released their first bottles Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout. That beer was big and robust with an […]

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