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Aug 27, 2018

Surly Kitsch

A few years ago there was this thing called the IPL (India Pale Lager) that was all the rage. The kids loved […]

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Aug 22, 2018

Double Barley Steakcake Stout

Of the box of beer I brought back from the Outer Banks, I didn’t really bring back that many stouts. I think, […]

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Aug 21, 2018

Westbrook Gose

I’ve encountered a few seriously sour/tart beers in my time, whether intentional or not. Westbrook Brewing’s Gose has intent — a right […]

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Aug 17, 2018

Surly Frisson

Surly’s small batch program has been creating some interesting and limited releases as of late — or at least the samples they […]

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Aug 16, 2018

Tarboro First Ryed IPA

I knew going into this purchase of Tarboro’s First Ryed IPA that it had a fairly old canning date (Feb 16, 2018) […]

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Aug 15, 2018

Appalachian Mountain Not An IPA

Just like the subtext on this Appalachian Mountain Brewery (AMB) can states, this is, in fact, an IPA. One sniff of the […]

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Aug 14, 2018

Deep River Mango Tango Foxtrot

Deep River’s Mango Tango Foxtrot is another of beer from the OBX trip back in June (and enjoyed shortly after my arrival […]

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Aug 10, 2018

Northern OBX Brewing Penny’s Hill IPA

This can of Northern Outer Banks Brewing Penny’s Hill was picked up while on vacation back in June (and enjoyed shortly after […]

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Aug 8, 2018

Fortnight Call the Hops

Back in June, I enjoyed some time with the family down in the Outer Banks. It’s a yearly pilgrimage that offers me […]

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Aug 7, 2018

Ardent Dark Rye

I’ve only encountered a couple of Ardent’s beers in the past couple of years. One was a collaborative effort with Stone Brewing […]

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Aug 6, 2018

Surly Barrel-Aged Oat Wine

I thought that this bottle of Surly Barrel-Aged Oat Wine (BAOW) was the first of its kind that I had encountered, but […]

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Aug 3, 2018

North Coast Alt Nouveau

You don’t typically run across very many Altbiers in the American craft beer world, but every once in a while, one pops […]

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