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3 Stars Star Dust

Not only have the hop flavors and overall presentation of IPAs shifted over time, so too have the hops in use themselves. […]

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Hardywood Hopkeeper

It’s not too often you run into a a double or imperial IPA lately that really gets in your face. I mean, […]

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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Chili Hazelnut Break

I’m all for “dessert in a glass” when it comes to some beers, but I’ve got to be in the mood for […]

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Surly Heat Slayer

The weather hasn’t been too hot on a consistent basis just yet this year, but if the heat from this past Saturday […]

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Almanac Bourbon Barrel PĂȘche

Generally, all of the beers from Alamanc that I have encountered have been straightforward — dynamic in flavor, yes, but to the […]

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Ommegang Hand of the Queen

Ommegang’s Hand of the Queen is a recent release for their Game of Thrones series of branded releases. It’s also, I believe, […]

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Dogfish Head Wood Aged Bitches Brew

Look, it happens to the best of us. Sometimes things just slip through the cracks. And that’s the case with this particular […]

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Surly Brewing and First Avenue +1

Surly Brewing and First Avenue, a local (for folks in Minneapolis) music venue, have come together for a tasty collaboration in +1. […]

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Almanac Mariposa

It looks like I’ve been on a bit of an Almanac run as of late, having just published a review for Astounding […]

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Boojum Brewing Galaxy Far, Far Away IPA

We’ve got neighbors that live across that street that occasionally thank us for watching their pets while they are away with beer […]

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Epic Big Bad Baptist

Epic Brewing’s Big Bad Baptist is one of those imperial stouts that I had heard of in chatting with other shop patrons […]

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Sierra Nevada Trip in the Woods Maple Scotch

Trip in the Woods, Sierra Nevada’s line of barrel-aged beers, has been around for a few years now, but I believe this […]