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The Session #35: New Beer’s Resolutions

I'm a day late to this month's installment of The Session, but better late than never. Hosted by The Beer Chicks, the aim of this month's Session was to discuss New Year resolutions and this past year. So we want to know what was your best and worst of beer…

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Session #31: Summer Beers

It's no secret that I'm a big fan of stouts and porters. In fact, I'm pretty sure I profess my love for them every third or fourth post here at The Barley Blog. I can open one up and thoroughly enjoy the dark frothy goodness regardless of the setting, weather…

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Session #21 Announced

A World of Brews just announced the theme for Session #21 — What's Your Favorite Beer and Why? This can only mean two things. First, I'm entirely too busy at work because i completely brain farted on Session #20 missing that one by a mile. Second, I am going to…

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Session #19 – Deutsches Bier

I need to pay attention to my own blog announcements — I forgot that today was Session #19. Well, I didn't really forget about the date, I just neglected to pick up an appropriate beer in advance. That said I am hitting up Total Wine on the way home today,…

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Session 18 Spam Filtering

It appears as though Wordpress' Akismet spam filter got a little cranky this weekend. Perhaps it celebrated a bit too much in its own Session and decided to lock out a few folks. Again, to those that had to email me late this weekend and this morning, my sincere apologies.…

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Session 18 Round-up

Update It looks like I did in fact miss a couple of post so far. Check them out at the bottom of the page What better way to wrap up this month's Session than with tall glass of tasty brew. Beer in hand, I spent a good while last night…

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Session 18: Happy Anniversary

There used to be a time when my wife and I used to celebrate birthdays and other annual occasions with a nice bottle of Gouden Carolus Carolus D'Or - Grand Cru Of The Emperor. But something odd began to occur shortly after our daughter's birth a couple of years ago.…

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Announcing Session #18: Happy Anniversary

The Barley Blog will be hosting next month's Session — the first Friday of every month when beer bloggers, and beer fans alike, around the world write about the same topic. For August, the theme is "Happy Anniversary". Use this as an excuse to celebrate. Open a limited release anniversary…

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Session 17: Anti-Seasonal Beer

It's July 4th. Not only is it the U.S.' Independence Day, but it's also Session #17. This time around we've been tasked with enjoying a brew that is typically not enjoyed during the Summer season. Of course, for me, that means only one thing. It's stout time. And, well, I…

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The Session #16

It's time for the Session — that monthly event when beer bloggers share their experiences or thoughts on a selected topic. This month is all about beer festivals. However, I'm not the festival going type of person. Never have been, but I am looking forward to reading about everyone else's…

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Missed Session and Another New Shirt

I tried to get my article wrapped up for this past Friday's Session, but I was just having too much fun with the kid while my wife escaped for a girl's weekend to the beach. Funny thing is, I think I got more sun than she did. At any rate…

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