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Nov 16, 2017

Almanac Splendid Population

I’m a big fan of the sour beers that Alamanac has been shipping to Virginia lately. The bottles are attractive and certainly […]

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Nov 2, 2017

New Belgium Brewing Debuts La Folie Grand Reserve: Geisha Sour Ale

New Belgium Brewing’s latest special release, La Folie Grand Reserve: Geisha Sour Ale, blends the much sought-after Panama Geisha coffee with New […]

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Sep 11, 2017

Karl Strauss Queen of Tarts

Last year, San Diego’s Karl Strauss won a handful of medals during the Great American Beer Festival including “Mid-Size Brewing Company of […]

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Aug 14, 2017

Almanac Farmer’s Reserve Citrus

“Citrus” might not be strong enough a word for this particular release from Almanac Beer. With an array of ingredients including the […]

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Jul 11, 2017

Almanac Dogpatch Sour

I’ve been pretty darn impressed with the batch of Almanac Beers that I have purchased thus far in 2017. Just about everything […]

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Jun 29, 2017

Trinity Brewing Red Swingline

I’m not entirely sure I’ve ever heard the term — or even really know what it means — “IPA Primitif,” but that’s […]

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Jun 28, 2017

Trinity Super Juice Solution

As I mentioned in yesterday’s review of Almanac Hoppy Sour: Citra, I’ve seen an uptick recently of the hoppy sour and sour […]

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Jun 27, 2017

Almanac Hoppy Sour: Citra

I’m not sure ho long Almanac Beer has been making dry-hopped sour ales, but I’ve noticed a little something the past couple […]

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Jun 23, 2017

Epic Brewing Oak and Orchard Syrah

Epic Brewing’s Oak and Orchard series, thus far, has impressed mightily. The version aged in Pinot barrels was a well rounded experience […]

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Jun 7, 2017

Epic Brewing Oak and Orchard Pinot

I spied this bottle (and another variant) of Epic Brewing’s Oak and Orchard a couple of months ago. The newish series from […]

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May 18, 2017

Captain Lawrence Hudson Valley Harvest Apricot Sour

Captain Lawrence’s reputation certainly preceded the arrival of a couple of their products on local shelves in early March. Sour Apricot is […]

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Apr 26, 2017

Firestone Walker Krieky Bones

Firestone Walker’s Krieky Bones is an outstanding wild/sour ale. The 5.9% ABV beer starts life as a Flanders red before it’s been […]

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