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Old Bust Head Chocolate Chili Gold Cup

Despite sitting just a quick 20 minute drive from Barley Blog HQ, I usually only frequent Old Bust Head Brewing once a […]

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Flying Dog Oaked Chipotle Ale

The first of Flying Dog’s new Heat Series is this 6.2% ABV (35 IBU) Oaked Chipotle Ale. It’s the kickoff brew to […]

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Brewery Ommegang Rosetta

I’ll be honest, I was pretty damned disappointed in finding out that Brewery Ommegang didn’t actually brew this new year-round offering from […]

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Flying Dog Fever Dream

I’ve had some wacky dreams in my time — a memorable occasion including a Rastafarian’s attempt to sell me a used carburetor […]

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3 Stars Brewing Madness

You don’t really see that many old ales (or stock ales) on shelves all that much these days — unless it’s infused […]

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Karl Strauss Aurora Hoppyalis San Diego-style IPA

San Diego’s Karl Strauss Brewing has done some pretty exciting things with hops and IPAs over the past few years. Whether it’s […]

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Ninkasi Brewing Sleigh’r

I’ve already had the opportunity to sample several of Ninkasi Brewing’s products since they started shipping to Virginia, but the inner metal-head […]

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Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout

It’s not unusual to find several opened bottles of hot pepper sauces resting in my fridge, with an army of others awaiting […]

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Atlas Brew Works La Saison des FĂȘtes

La Saison des FĂȘtes is my first experience with Washington, DC’s Atlas Brew Work. Normally first beer impressions usually go one of […]

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Rogue Cold Brew IPA

The coffee IPA isn’t a new phenomenon, but Rogue’s Cold Brew IPA is the best example I’ve encountered thus far. Sure black […]

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Lickinghole Creek Citra Fresh IPA

In the past, Lickinghole Creek has touted their ability to grow and use their own ingredients or those sourced locally to the […]

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Coronado Brewing MerBear Rye IPA

When word got out that Coronado and Bear Republic were joining forces to craft MerBear Rye IPA, the drool response from myself […]