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May 2, 2019

Surly Barrel-Aged Darkness

I’ve been lucky enough the past couple of years to have the opportunity to sample (and thoroughly enjoy) Surly’s annual Darkness release. […]

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Feb 7, 2019

Oskar Blues Bamburana Imperial Stout

Bamburana is a collaboration between Oskar Blues and Cigar City — two companies that certainly know how to craft an excellent stout. […]

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Jan 16, 2019

Rogue Dead N’ Dead

Many moons ago, Rogue Dead Guy was a staple in the Barley Blog household. This was a time when there weren’t nearly […]

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Jan 10, 2019

North Coast Old Stock Ale 2017 Cellar Reserve

North Coast’s Old Stock Ale was one of the first products that I started cellaring once that bug hit several years ago. […]

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Jan 10, 2019

Oskar Blues Brewery and Cigar City Brewing Release Bamburana

Longmont, Colo., January 9, 2019 – Oskar Blues Brewery and Cigar City Brewing are stoked to announce the release of their innovative […]

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Jan 9, 2019

North Coast Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin XXI

North Coast’s Russian imperial stout, Old Rasputin, is one of my favorite beers. It was one of the first readily available stouts […]

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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 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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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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Jun 5, 2018

Founders Dank Wood

Dank Wood was the third release in Founders’ Barrel-Aged Series and it packs a punch. The big, imperial red ale (12.2% ABV, […]

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May 25, 2018

Almanac Bourbon Barrel Pêche

Generally, all of the beers from Alamanc that I have encountered have been straightforward — dynamic in flavor, yes, but to the […]

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May 17, 2018

Almanac Mariposa

It looks like I’ve been on a bit of an Almanac run as of late, having just published a review for Astounding […]

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