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Nov 13, 2019

North Coast Brewing Company Releases Winter Seasonal Barrel-Aged and Cellar Reserve Selections

FORT BRAGG, Calif., November 13, 2019 – Just in time for the 2019 holiday season, Northern California-based North Coast Brewing Company announces […]

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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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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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Nov 9, 2018

Surly Darkness 2018

Last year, I was able to check Surly’s Darkness off from my list of bucket list beers. It was a transcendent moment […]

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May 4, 2018

Evolution Bourbon Barrel Aged Rise Up

I’ve seen Evolution’s Rise Up Russian Imperial Stout on shelves before finally picking up a bottle this past April. Why I never […]

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Feb 27, 2018

Old Bust Head Barrel-Aged Chili Chocolate Gold Cup

I don’t say this often, but I prefer Old Bust Head’s standard chipotle and chocolate variant of their Russian imperial stout instead […]

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Feb 26, 2018

Old Bust Head Barrel Aged Coconut Coffee Gold Cup

I should have known something was wrong with this variant of Old Bust Head’s Russian imperial stout. Once the head receded to […]

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Feb 20, 2018

Old Bust Head Barrel Aged Gold Cup

Old Bust Head’s Gold Cup is a solid Russian imperial stout, providing a softly robust character with good flavor. The brewery’s chocolate […]

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Dec 27, 2017

Stone Brewing Mikhail

Stone Brewing Russian Imperial Stout is one of those annual releases that I typically purchase each year. The tasty stout is a […]

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Oct 23, 2017

Surly Darkness

Like most fans of any one particular beer style, I have a list of those brews that I would love to get […]

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May 11, 2017

Port City Colossal 6

Like many breweries, Port City Brewing releases a different anniversary beer in celebration of each year in business. For each of their […]

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Apr 25, 2017

Cigar City Vanilla Hazelnut Marshal Zhukov’s

I know that Cigar City brews stouts. Their Hunahpu’s has it’s own release day due to the fervor that has built around […]

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