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Apr 15, 2015

Perennial Ales Fete de Noel

Translated from French, Perennial Ales Fete de Noel means “Christmas Party” and with its seasonal blend of ingredients (and higher alcohol content), […]

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Mar 26, 2015

Alewerks Jubilee VIII

Williamsburg, VA’s Alewerks Brewing has been producing some truly outstanding beers the past couple of years. Their Bitter Valentine and Grand Illumination […]

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Jan 14, 2015

Unibroue La Resolution

Back in October my wife’s parents returned from a Canadian journey with the following gift pack in tow. I’ve mentioned this several […]

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Dec 18, 2014

Heavy Seas Holy Sheet 2014

I originally had Heavy Seas (Clipper City) Holy Sheet back in the Spring of 2007. I’m not sure if the brewing/aging process […]

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Dec 3, 2014

Strangeways Brewing Woodbooger

Well, you do learn something new every day, or at least, I did back in late September when I first reviewed this […]

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Jun 6, 2014

Parkway Brewing Magella

Parkway Brewing is a relatively newish brewery in the Virginia area and as such, I don’t run across their products very often. […]

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Apr 3, 2014

Engelszell Gregorius Trappistenbier

I like Belgian beer, or Belgian-style beer for that matter, so whenever I see something from this realm that I haven’t had […]

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Nov 20, 2013

Hitachino Nest XH

Japan’s Hitachino Nest has brought some unique flavors to some very traditional styles through the years. Whether it’s a fairly straightforward espresso […]

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Apr 12, 2013

Stillwater Artisanal Ales Folklore

This bottle of Stillwater’s Folklore came by way of an impromptu trade with the in-laws. I brought down a bottle of The […]

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Feb 5, 2013

Brewery Ommegang XV

To put it bluntly, I was expecting more from Ommegang as they celebrate their 15th anniversary. Maybe my anticipation of XV was […]

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Jan 28, 2013

Stone Brewing Vertical Epic 12.12.12

Ok, so by now we should all know what a vertical tasting is, right? For those unfamiliar, it’s the process of sampling […]

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Dec 27, 2012

Flying Dog St. Eadman

I’ve had the opportunity to try many great beers from Maryland’s Flaying Dog Brewery, but this is the first time that I’ve […]

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