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2008 Dogfish Head World Wide Stout

I started The Barley Blog in December of 2006 and a short time after started cellaring beer as was the popular thing […]

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Heritage Brewing Edison’s Lost Invention

The past couple of years, I’ve been fortunate enough to hang out with Sean and the Heritage Brewing crew amongst their ever-growing […]

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Oud Beersel Bersalis Tripel

The only other Oud Beersel brand beer — brewed by Belgium’s Brouwerij Oud Beersel — that I’ve encountered was a tasty framboise […]

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Firestone Walker Agrestic

Firestone Walker has been killing it lately with these small batch releases of barrel-aged beers that have been hitting shelves lately. Agrestic […]

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Terrapin Krunkles Down Under

Terrapin Brewing’s Krunkles Down Under is, as you may have probably already guessed, an IPA that uses a pile of hop varieties […]

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Cigar City Jai Alai Aged on White Oak

Cigar City’s Jai Alai is pretty much a year-round staple in the Barley Blog HQ refrigerator. It’s a flavorful beer that is […]

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Flying Dog 2017 Tropical Bitch Belgian IPA

Last year, Maryland’s Flying Dog released a fruity twist on their flagship Raging Bitch Belgian IPA. Tropical Bitch, at that time, used […]

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Kona Hanalei Island IPA

Kona just announced the nation-wide availability of their new year-round beer, Hanalei Island IPA, just last month. First released in August of […]

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Founders Lizard of Koz

Founders Lizard of Koz was brewed by brewmaster Jeremy Kosmicki as a birthday gift for his sister. The imperial stout uses a […]

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Upslope Citra Pale Ale

Of the two samples that I recently received from Upslope brewing, it was the newly announced Citra Pale Ale that garnered a […]

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Ship Bottom Barnacle Bottom Stout

It’s good to have friends that reward you with beer. This growler of Ship Bottom Barnacle Bottom Stout was a nice surprise […]

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Upslope Craft Lager

When offered the opportunity to sample a beer or two from a brewery that doesn’t distribute to Virginia, I take it. It […]