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Sep 21, 2018

Ommegang Fruittanomyces

If we are to believe the story on the back of this bottle of Ommegang’s Fruittanomyces, this Belgian-style witbier is the result […]

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Sep 20, 2018

Commonwealth Bizango

Just the other day, I was lauding Commonwealth for their impressive Iconoclast — a damn fine double IPA. Today, I’m not necessarily […]

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Sep 18, 2018

Commonwealth Iconoclast

I’m a big fan of the IPAs (standard, imperial and double) that Virginia’s Commonwealth Brewing has been producing the past several years. […]

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Sep 14, 2018

Flying Dog Alpha Initiative #03

It’s amazing to see (and taste) what Maryland’s Flying Dog has accomplished with their IPAs over the years. From limited, one-off single-hop […]

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Sep 13, 2018

Olde Hickory Lindley Park

Not being familiar with the surrounding areas of Olde Hickory’s location in North Carolina, I can’t elaborate on the significance of naming […]

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Sep 12, 2018

Founders Mosaic Promise

I picked up a couple of six-packs of Founders Mosaic Promise at my local Safeway when it first appeared for the season. […]

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Sep 11, 2018

Olde Hickory The Event Horizon

While a majority of the beers I brought back from my June OBX trip were of the lighter fair (IPAs, sours), I […]

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Sep 7, 2018

The Lost Abbey Red Poppy

It’s a rare moment when I cross paths with any beer from The Lost Abbey. I believe I’ve only encountered the brewery […]

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Sep 6, 2018

Trve Brewing Cursed

I was — incorrectly — under the assumption that Colorado’s Trve Brewing didn’t distribute out of their home state. And, yet, there […]

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Sep 4, 2018

Iron Hill Pumpkin Ale

To be brutally open and transparent, the only reason I’m reviewing a pumpkin ale in September is because it was provided by […]

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Aug 31, 2018

Iron Hill Crusher Session IPA

I’ve talked at length in various reviews about session IPAs. I’m not going to do that here, but will summarize in saying […]

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Aug 28, 2018

Surly Sleek

I love an IPA with a good amount of oats in the grain bill — that velvety smoothness that it typically adds […]

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