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Feb 3, 2016

Heavy Seas 20 Year Storm

Originally formed in 1995 as Clipper City Brewing, Maryland’s Heavy Seas celebrated their twentieth year in action this past December. And to […]

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Oct 16, 2015

AleSmith Brewing Anvil ESB

While I awaited another sighting of AleSmith’s Speedway stout in my area, I soothed my woes with a few of their other […]

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Oct 16, 2013

Goose Island 25th Anniversary Ale

Most times, a brewery will celebrate their anniversary — especially one as momentous as a 25th year in business — with an […]

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Dec 11, 2012

Magic Hat Wooly

I’m a big fan of ESBs in general. For the most part, they are one of the more straightforward styles of beer […]

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Sep 4, 2012

Newcastle Werewolf

While not a complete gimmick like Shmaltz Brewing’s Coney Island Freaktoberfest, a beer that truly pours blood red, Newcastle’s limited release Werewolf […]

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Aug 10, 2012

Sweetwater Brewing Motor Boat Ale

Atlanta’s Sweetwater Brewing just announced the return (and subsequent retirement) of their ESB, Motor Boat Ale, just the other day. The brew […]

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Aug 6, 2012

Sweetwater Brewery Announces Return of Motor Boat

Press Release ATLANTA (August 6, 2012) – Motor Boat is cruising on back into SweetWater’s Catch and Release lineup, dropping anchor this […]

Mar 27, 2012

Shipyard Brewing Double Old Thumper (1 Year Tasting)

A little over a year ago, I received a three bottles of Shipyard Brewing’s newly released Double Old Thumper Ale, an imperial […]

Jul 20, 2011

Breckenridge 471 ESB

A Scottish Ale in ESB clothing When is an ESB really not an ESB? When it’s a Scottish Ale (or what the […]