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Apr 20, 2017

Allagash Émile

I’ve learned through experience to buy any new Allagash beers, sight unseen. The company has just been on a such a solid […]

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Apr 19, 2017

J. Wakefield Harbinger Hazelnut Coffee Imperial Sweet Stout

I had never really heard of Miami’s J. Wakefield Brewing prior to my running across a few of the company’s bottles on […]

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Apr 18, 2017

Chaos Mountain Cocoborealis

Labeled as a “triple chocolate stout,” Chaos Mountain’s Cocoborealis certainly has a strong chocolatey character. The malt bill employs chocolate malt and […]

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Apr 17, 2017

Commonwealth Brewing Papi Chulo

Back in January earlier this year, I was at a favorite local shop looking for a handful of rich, malty beers to […]

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Apr 14, 2017

Schlafly Coconut Crème Ale

Let’s get this right out in the open, shall we. Schlafly’s Coconut Crème Ale was doomed right from the start — for […]

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Apr 13, 2017

Sierra Nevada Tropical Torpedo

Much like the newly released Sidecar Orange Pale Ale, Sierra Nevada is unleashing Tropical Torpedo as a new year-round offering. Unlike that […]

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Apr 7, 2017

Foothills Frostbite Black IPA

I’m not the biggest fan of black IPAs, but I have found a few in recent years that marry roast malt with […]

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Apr 6, 2017

Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale

I cracked open this bottle of Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale shortly after the company’s new year-round offering started hitting shelves. […]

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Apr 5, 2017

Green Flash Ideal Belgique

For Green Flash to call their bottle-conditions Belgian-style dark ale “Ideal Belgique,” they better have themselves one hell of a beer. Part […]

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Apr 4, 2017

Green Flash Blanc Tarte Barrique

The wife was down in the Norfolk area earlier this year visiting with long-time friends. Whenever the boss lady is out and […]

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Apr 3, 2017

Founders 2017 Kentucky Breakfast Stout

Founders Brewing annual release of their legendary Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS) is upon us. For many craft beer enthusiasts, that means making […]

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Mar 31, 2017

Lonerider Deadeye Jack

I’m a sucker for a good porter. The roastiness, rich malt and — hopefully — easy drinking nature are all right in […]

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