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2012 Archive

Dec 31, 2012

Darwin Brewery Original Flag Porter

In 1825, a barge hauling “a consignment of bottled and cask Porter” went down in the rough seas of the English Channel. […]

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Dec 28, 2012

Narragansett Private Stock Imperial IPA

The Narragansett brand has been around for a few years — 122 to be exact. And in celebration this fact and their […]

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Dec 27, 2012

Flying Dog St. Eadman

I’ve had the opportunity to try many great beers from Maryland’s Flaying Dog Brewery, but this is the first time that I’ve […]

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Dec 21, 2012

Mission Brewery Dark Seas

I believe that this bottle of Dark Seas is my first from California’s Mission Brewery and what better way start a relationship […]

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Dec 20, 2012

Sweetwater Brewery Unleashes The Gimp and Delivers Happy Endings

Press Release SweetWater’s brewers are at it again, tapping into their dark side to cook up another one-hit wonder to unveil from […]

Dec 20, 2012

2012 Million Dollar Desert Island Question

Back in December of 2006, on the same day that I officially launched this site six years ago, I published a post […]

Dec 20, 2012

Kona Brewing Elderfire Golden Ale Cocktail

Last week, I received a promotional package — actually, one of the cooler promotional packages that has shown up at my doorstep […]

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Dec 19, 2012

Karl Strauss Mouette a Trois Fruitcake Ale

It all started with a Parrot in a Palm Tree, an intriguing baltic porter aged in port barrels. Then came the wonderfully […]

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Dec 18, 2012

Barley Blog 2012 Year in Review

It’s that time of year again when I indulge my own narcissistic interests and review the past 12 months of site activity […]

Dec 18, 2012

Favorite Beers of 2012

Along with the freshly posted Year In Review, it’s also time to note those brews which stood out over the past twelve […]

Dec 17, 2012

Shiner Bohemian Black Lager

It’s always a pleasure to get samples of beer that has won awards throughout its existence. It’s extra special to get the […]

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Dec 14, 2012

Schloss Eggenberg Doppelbock Dunkel

Along with the bottle of their Samichlaus Helles that I reviewed the other day, I also picked up a bottle of Schloss […]

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