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Feb 6, 2019

Oskar Blues Can-O-Bliss Tropical IPA

Oskar Blues has a series of IPAs under their Can-O-Bliss program, but this Tropical IPA (7.2% aBV, 68 IBU) is my first […]

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Feb 1, 2019

North Coast Beachmaster Imperial IPA

You can call me a stubborn, old dog or a curmudgeon if you like, but I miss beers like North Coast’s Beachmaster […]

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Jan 31, 2019

Elysian Punkuccino

In my beer drinking history, I’ve had plenty of coffee porters and plenty of pumpkin porters, but I believe this may be […]

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Jan 24, 2019

Escutcheon Brewing Agonic Line Lager

I like a good lager, especially a Vienna-style lager. And, if Escutchon Brewing has done anything in my experiences with them, it’s […]

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Jan 18, 2019

Escutcheon Brewing Growler Kolsch

As I have stated more than a few times on this site, the Kolsch style holds a special spot in my drinking […]

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Jan 16, 2019

Rogue Dead N’ Dead

Many moons ago, Rogue Dead Guy was a staple in the Barley Blog household. This was a time when there weren’t nearly […]

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Jan 10, 2019

North Coast Old Stock Ale 2017 Cellar Reserve

North Coast’s Old Stock Ale was one of the first products that I started cellaring once that bug hit several years ago. […]

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Jan 9, 2019

North Coast Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin XXI

North Coast’s Russian imperial stout, Old Rasputin, is one of my favorite beers. It was one of the first readily available stouts […]

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Jan 4, 2019

Stone Brewing 22ND Anniversary Anni-Matter Double IPA

Stone Brewing hosts an annual, internal competition with their brewery team — pairing up in twos in order to create new and […]

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Jan 3, 2019

Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion No. 10

Let’s start off the new year with a review for an IPA that I encountered back in August — yes, I am […]

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Dec 14, 2018

Ship Bottom Wooden Jetty

Every now and again, the wife house sits for a friend of ours. And whenever, they get back from their destination, they […]

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Dec 7, 2018

Dogfish Head Fruit-Full Fort

Dogfish Head’s Fruit-Full Fort is a twist on one of the company’s classic releases — Fort. I don’t believe the original beer […]

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