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2013 Archive

Aug 21, 2013

Hops and Grain Pale Dog

This can of Pale Dog, a 6% ABV pale ale courtesy Hops and Grain Brewing, is the last of three samples I […]

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Aug 20, 2013

Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien 2007

Finding a vintage dated bottle on the shelves of any store, even one you may trust, will always cause a more than […]

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Aug 19, 2013

Maine Beer Company Mean Old Tom

Maine Beer Company’s Mean Old Tom really isn’t all that mean. In fact, as far as stouts go, it’s pretty darn nice […]

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Aug 16, 2013

Hops and Grain Alt-eration

Alt-ertaion, a 5% ABV altbier from Hops and Grain, is the second of three beers that I received last week in the […]

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Aug 15, 2013

Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA

I was at the store the other day and ran across this bottle of Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA. The brewery’s name […]

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Aug 14, 2013

Port City Derecho Common

In July of 2012, Virginia was hit pretty hard with by a derecho — a fierce, straight-line wind storm — that knocked […]

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Aug 13, 2013

Hops and Grain The One They Call Zoe

Hailing from Austin, Texas, Hops & Grain Brewing pride themselves not only on making good craft beer, but also for their focus […]

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Aug 12, 2013

Flying Dog The Truth Imperial IPA

The arrival of Flying Dog Brewing’s The Truth Imperial IPA is the result of a rather simple observation. They didn’t have a […]

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Aug 9, 2013

Devils Backbone Turbo Cougar

I first received a six pack of Devils Backbone Turbo Cougar as part of a birthday beer pack from my wife back […]

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Aug 8, 2013

Sweetwater Brewery Announces “The Price is Wrong”

Press Release ATLANTA (August 2013) – The folks at SweetWater are unveiling a big prize behind door number 420 – a new […]

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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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Aug 7, 2013

Firestone Walker XVI

Blending a variety of beers to create one harmonious experience it nothing new in the brewing world. Lambic brewers and blenders in […]

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