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Nov 11, 2011

Appalachian Brewing Purist Pale Ale

As much as I love to batter my palate and tastebuds with the glorious hoppiness of double IPAs and the like, sometimes […]

Aug 19, 2011

Cottrell Old Yankee Ale

A decent American Pale Ale Cottrell Brewing, formed in 1996, is a relative newcomer to the Virginia area in terms of its […]

Jul 1, 2011

Saranac Pale Pale Ale

While the Kolsch was a nice way to kick off this series of Saranc Summer themed brews, it’s this American Pale Ale […]

Jun 2, 2011

Port City Essential Pale Ale

I’m not so sure that I would agree with the name of this brew. Sure, Port City Brewing’s Pale Ale is darn […]

May 6, 2011

Victory Headwaters Pale Ale

Pennsylvania-based Victory Brewing is one of those companies that just feels more local than they really are — despite the couple of […]

Nov 15, 2010

Great Northern Brewing Frog Hop

This is a review of a promotional sample received from the brewery. This fresh hop American pale ale was part of a […]

Nov 6, 2010

Just Arrived: GNBC SnowGhost and Hop Frog

Here are a couple of samples from Great Northern Brewing Company that arrived moments ago, while I was out back raking up […]

Sep 9, 2010

Rogue John John Juniper

Always on the look out for something new and interesting, I picked up this bottle of Rogue John John Juniper at Total […]

Apr 16, 2010

Full Sail Hop Pursuit

It’s that time of year again. The sun is out longer, the days are getting warmer and, while I still enjoy my […]

Apr 14, 2010

Karl Strauss Pintail Pale Ale

Note: this is a review of a promotional sample I received from the brewery. Any time I get a press release from […]

Feb 22, 2010

Yards Brewing Philadelphia Pale Ale

I picked up a six pack of Yards Brewing Philadelphia Pale Ale on a lark the other day. I’m always willing to […]

Feb 13, 2009

Widmer Brothers Drifter Pale Ale

Widmer Brothers decided to bring out of retirement this pale ale that was shelved back in 2007. Before I even get into […]