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Sep 21, 2018

Ommegang Fruittanomyces

If we are to believe the story on the back of this bottle of Ommegang’s Fruittanomyces, this Belgian-style witbier is the result […]

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Jul 26, 2018

Unibroue Ephemere Strawberry & Rhubarb

Unibroue Apple Ephemere was one of the very first beers that I reviewed when I started the Barley Blog. While my inexperienced […]

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Mar 15, 2017

Guinness Irish Wheat

The Guinness brand “Brewers Project” line of beers has been putting out some pretty interesting brews the past couple of years. Their […]

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Nov 29, 2016

Flying Dog Jalapeno White Ale

I was excited when Flying Dog’s Heat Series was announced. And now I am sad, as I finished off a bottle of […]

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Sep 28, 2016

Stone Encore 02.02.02 Vertical Epic Ale

Stone’s Vertical Epic series was the first of its kind. While not a true vertical tasting in the traditional sense — were […]

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May 10, 2016

Coronado Brewing Berry The Hatchet

Coronado Brewing’s Berry the Hatchet is the first bottle from the company I’ve enjoyed that employs their newly redesigned label artwork. I […]

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May 6, 2016

Starr Hill Sublime

I particularly enjoyed what Starr Hill had done with their King of Hop imperial IPA by adding lemon and lime zest to […]

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Sep 21, 2015

Hardywood Virginia Blackberry

Behind the The Barley Blog headquarters, just along the outside of our back fence is a massive boxwood. Tangled within that gnarly, […]

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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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Nov 25, 2014

Strangeways Brewing Albino Monkey

I’d been on the look out for Strangeways Brewing products in the NOVA area for a while now, but it wasn’t until […]

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Oct 10, 2014

Big Boss Brewing Blanco Diablo

Back in early July of this past Summer I made a run with the family down to the Outer Banks. Whenever I […]

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Aug 13, 2014

Breckenridge Brewery Buddha’s Hand

The Buddha’s hand fruit is a bit of a strange looking thing. It’s resemblance to H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu, albeit cheerfully yellow in […]

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