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Schlafly Pineapple IPA

This past April, Schlafly Brewing announced the release of Frugi-Four Pack, a season variety mixed pack that includes Pineapple IPA, Passionfruit Saison, […]

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Evolution Rise Up

I’ve seen Evolution’s Rise Up Russian Imperial Stout on shelves before finally picking up a bottle this past April. Why I never […]

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Funky Buddha Maple Bacon Coffee Porter

In all of my years buying beer in Virginia, I had never crossed paths with Florida’s Funky Buddha. I’d certainly heard of […]

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Avery Brewing Tangerine Quad

Avery’s Tangerine Quad is, you guessed it, a Belgian-style quadrupel (brewed with tangerine peel), but there’s more to it than just that. […]

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Stone Scorpion Bowl IPA

Apparently, this 7.5% ABV (76 IBU) IPA from Stone Brewing is named after a punch-like cocktail (containing a multitude of liquor and […]

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Maine Beer Woods & Waters

I picked up this bottle of Maine Beer Woods & Waters back in late March (and enjoyed a day or two later). […]

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Hardywood Bourbon Barrel Baltic Sunrise

About a month ago, I reviewed a bottle of Hardywood’s Baltic Sunrise. I absolutely loved the beer and stated that I needed […]

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3 Stars Desolation

I’ve had many — MANY — liquor barrel influenced beers in my time. Whether aged wholly in a barrel, staves (or spirals […]

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Stone Brewing VirtuALE IPA

Hop extracts have been used for years in brewing. The technologies behind the processes by which extracts are made, however, are always […]

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Alewerks Springhouse Brett

Virginia’s Alewerks Brewing has always crafted excellent IPAs and porters, but over the past couple of years, the company has been exploring […]

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D9 Brewing King’s Bridge

I don’t know squat about North Carolina’s D9 Brewing (formed in 2014). I happened to pick up this bottle of the company’s […]

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Firestone Walker Inferos

I picked up this can of Firestone Walker Inferos (8.2% ABV) about five months after its packaging date. As such, the hop […]