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Nov 5, 2018

Surly Damien

In 2011, Surly decided not to toss aside the remaining wort from brewing their annual release of Darkness, a big, bad Russian […]

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Oct 31, 2018

Unibroue Ale Gâteau Forêt-Noire

I’m a big fan of the Belgian-style strong dark ales that Unibroue has produced through the years. Rich, full-flavored and with their […]

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Oct 12, 2018

Surly WET

Wet-hopped IPAs aren’t easy to craft. The timing and effort that goes into getting those freshly harvested hops into the brewing process […]

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Sep 25, 2018

Lickinghole Creek One Lion Imperial Stout

I love stouts like Lickinghole Creek’s One Lion Imperial Stouts. The beer is fairly big (8.3% ABV) and presents itself quite well […]

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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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