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Aug 16, 2019

Surly Oktoberfest

When this sample of Surly’s Oktoberfest arrived last week, I immediately had two thoughts. First, Oktoberfest!? Already? Second, hadn’t I reviewed this […]

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Aug 15, 2019

Starr Hill Swim

Swim is the last of the Hopped as Hell variety pack samples that Starr Hill sent my way last week. As with […]

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Aug 13, 2019

Starr Hill AC

The third beer in Starr Hill’s Hopped as Hell variety IPA pack is one that I feel should receive serious consideration for […]

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Aug 9, 2019

Starr Hill Mountain Air

Starr Hill’s Mountain Air (7% ABV) reminds me of an old school IPA. There’s nothing fancy or pretentious about it. It’s not […]

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Aug 7, 2019

Starr Hill Shade

This is the thing with the beer world. It moves quickly. In the short time that I have taken a bit of […]

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Aug 5, 2019

Burnt City Pterodactyl Deathscream

Before we even get into the meat (flavor and all that good stuff) of this particular beer review, let’s just sit in […]

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Jul 31, 2019

Around The Bend Ramblin’ Rosé

Ramblin’ Rosé is the second of three samples I received from Chicago’s District Brew Yards collective. This 5% ABV (10 IBU) fruit […]

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Jul 29, 2019

Bold Dog K.I.S.S.

I wasn’t at all familiar with Bold Dog Beer Co. or the Brew Yards collective o which the company is a part […]

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Jul 24, 2019

Commonwealth Tepache

I’m a big fan of what Commonwealth Brewing has proven they can do with your ever-popular IPA. Their beers from Papi Chulo […]

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Jul 22, 2019

Stone Brewing Tropic of Thunder Lager

Stone Brewing’ latest year-round offering is a lager. Yup, the makers of the original bad-boy, Arrogant Bastard, and a myriad of IPAs […]

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Jul 17, 2019

Surly Rocket Surgery

In addition to their Dots and Loops, Surly is also updating their Summer Seaonal variety IPA pack with Rocket Surgery. This 5.5% […]

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Jul 15, 2019

Surly Stunner Tropical Ale

The label artwork on Surly’s Stunner Tropical Ale scream 1980’s Miami Vice and day-glo leg warmers — the lightly hazy liquid inside. […]

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