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2009 Archive

Apr 2, 2009

Lagunitas Hop Stoopid

Sweet merciful crap! It’s been a full week since my last review. That’s not cool — not cool at all. Let’s get […]

Mar 31, 2009

Jack Daniel’s Master Taster Has to Know His Whiskey

Here’s a nice little article with the master taster from Jack Daniel’s.

Mar 26, 2009

Pike Brewing Releases Monk’s Uncle Tripel Ale as a Year ’round Offering

Press Release Pike Brewing Releases Monk’s Uncle Tripel Ale as a Year ’round Offering & Pike Tandem Double Ale is Reformulated with […]

Mar 26, 2009

Sazerac Buys Kentucky Bourbon Brands

The Sazerac Co. completed the $334 million acquisition of Constellation Brands Inc. labels which will add to the Sazerac portfolio Kentucky Gentleman, […]

Mar 23, 2009

Kona Brewing Pipeline Porter

With the days becoming slightly warmer, it’s that time of year to start stocking the fridge with lighter, hoppier beers. There’s just […]

Mar 19, 2009

Foreign Beer Commercials

For some unexplainable reason I was in the mood for foreign (non-English) beer commercials this morning. So, for your amusement, here are […]

Mar 16, 2009

Grotten Brown (Pierre Celis Signature)

It’s amazing what you can learn from just one beer. In a trip to Total Wine last month, I happened across a […]

Mar 11, 2009

Buckbean Black Noddy Lager

The package from Buckbean Brewing had already produced one interesting drinking experience. Would its award winning Black Noddy Lager produce another? While […]

Mar 11, 2009

Session 26 Announcement: Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

Lew Bryson will be hosting next month’s Session: Smoked Beers. The next couple of weeks will be a challenge to find one […]

Mar 11, 2009

Buckbean Original Orange Blossom Ale

I’m always up for trying something new, something unique, and well, something different, but I’ll be the first to admit that I […]

Mar 9, 2009

St Landelin La Divine

With the weather suddenly turning warmer this past weekend, it was high time to try one of the recently purchased beers that […]

Mar 5, 2009

Carlsberg Vintage No. 2

Carlsberg’s Jacobsen Brew House has released the second in its Vintage trilogy. “The beer has a jet-black colour and espresso-like foam. And […]