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2014 Archive

Dec 31, 2014

Unibroue Blonde de Chambly

I know that Unibroue has been conglomerate-owned for many years now, but I’m still a fan of their stable of beers. Whether […]

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Dec 30, 2014

Ommegang Valar Morghulis

I’ve never watched an episode of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” — and I’m not particularly fond of this partnership with Brewery Ommegang […]

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Dec 29, 2014

Avery Brewing Rumpkin

I had planned on boycotting pumpkin beers this year. Ever since bottles of the gourd-based brews started showing up on shelves as […]

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Dec 26, 2014

Lickinghole Creek Rosemary Saison

I’ve had many takes on the Saison in my time — from black to ultra hoppy. This bottle of brew from Lickinghole […]

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Dec 23, 2014

Hardywood RVA IPA

Hardywood RVA IPA is what the brewery refers to as a community hopped beer. Since 2011, the Richmond company has been gathering […]

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Dec 22, 2014

Brewery Ommegang Upside Brown

Brewery Ommegang has done some wonderful things with wild ales throughout the years. Their latest offering is a brown ale (the label […]

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Dec 19, 2014

DuClaw Brewing Colossus

Colossus isn’t just one of the one of the more limited-release products from Maryland’s DuClaw Brewing, it’s also one of the most […]

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Dec 18, 2014

Flying Dog Announces Plans for Farmworks Brewery, a Unique Farm Brewery Destination in Virginia

Press Release Frederick, MD – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe was on hand at Shadow Farm, a 53-acre farm in Lucketts, Va., last […]

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Dec 18, 2014

Heavy Seas Holy Sheet 2014

I originally had Heavy Seas (Clipper City) Holy Sheet back in the Spring of 2007. I’m not sure if the brewing/aging process […]

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Dec 17, 2014

Flying Dog Brewhouse Rarities Doppelbock

Flying Dog’s Doppelbock is the lastest from the company’s Brewhouse Rarities limited run of beers for 2014 — it also marks the […]

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Dec 16, 2014

Stone Brewing Xocoveza Mocha Stout

Stone Brewing Xocoveza — or rather Chris Banker/Stone/Insurgente Xocoveza Mocha Stout — was originally released back in September. It only took a […]

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Dec 15, 2014

Karl Strauss Five Wee Heavy Bells

Five Wee Heavy Bells is Karl Strauss’ fifth installment of their “12 Days” (previous releases here, here, here and here) holiday series. […]

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