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Sep 29, 2015

Stillwater The Devil is People

The Devil Is People is my first “tart/sour/wild” brew from Stillwater Artisanal Ales. And while I really bought this beer for the […]

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May 18, 2015

Terrapin And New Belgium Black is the New Wit

Rare is the case when, after fully drinking a beer, am I utterly unsuccessful in giving it some sort of numerical rating. […]

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May 4, 2015

White Birch First Sparrow

With the increase in the the number of craft breweries recently, there are two issues I am running into more frequently. The […]

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Oct 20, 2014

Stone Brewing Co. Debuts Smoked Porter w/Chocolate & Orange Peel

Press Release ESCONDIDO, CA (Oct. 20, 2014) – In time for fall, Stone Brewing Co. is introducing a new, citrus-rich chocolaty iteration […]

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Aug 6, 2014

Stone Brewing Smoked Porter with Chipotle Peppers

I’ve conquered Stone Brewing’s Crime and Punishment in the past, so when I glanced at this bottle of their Smoked Porter with […]

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Aug 8, 2013

Stone Old Guardian Oak Smoked

As part of Stone Brewing’s “Odd Beers for Odd Years” program, they’ve had the opportunity to play with some of their mainstay […]

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Mar 21, 2013

Aecht Schlenkerla Eiche

Any time I see the name “Schlenkerla,” thoughts of their aggressively smoked Rauchbier come to mind. I love that brew, but have […]

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Feb 27, 2012

Lava Smoked Imperial Stout

I was lucky enough to have the kind folks at Vanberg & DeWulf (founders of Ommegang Brewery) send me a package of […]

Dec 15, 2011

Heavy Seas Smoke On the Water

I’ve had my fair share of big beers from Heavy Seas’ Mutiny Fleet series of limited releases. Most of them have been […]

Oct 12, 2011

Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Marzen

Smoked meat in a bottle If any one beer is the epitome of the style in which they are made, Aecht Schlenkerla’s […]

Apr 13, 2011

Fade To Black Volume 2

Man, I absolutely loved volume one of Left Hand Brewing’s Fade to Black series. That export stout was damn tasty — so […]