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2016 Archive

Sep 29, 2016

Highland Brewing Announces Thunderstruck Coffee Porter

Press Release Asheville, NC (9/27/17) — A Highland Brewing Company perennial favorite, Thunderstruck Coffee Porter, is back this October with two coffee […]

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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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Sep 27, 2016

Jailbreak Brewing Welcome to Scoville

I like beer, obviously, but I also enjoy a good bit of heat in food through the use of fiery peppers. I […]

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Sep 26, 2016

Stone IPA

Stone Brewing is known for their IPAs. I’ve had many of those brews and reviewed most, if not all, on this site […]

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Sep 23, 2016

Stone Brewing 6th Anniversary Porter Encore Releaase

I’m really digging Stone Brewing’s 20th Anniverdary Encore Series. Having the opportunity re-visit old favorites or experience those which you may have […]

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Sep 22, 2016

Mikkeller Jackie Brown

I picked up this bottle of Mikkeller’s Jackie Brown back in late July despite the extremely warm weather. I was in the […]

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Sep 21, 2016

Escutcheon Brewing John Riggins’ 4th & 1 Pilsner

I may be a life-long New York Giants fan, but I grew up in the Washington, D.C. metro area and was thus […]

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Sep 20, 2016

Three Notch’d The Ghost of the 43rd

I’d been on the look out for The Ghost of the 43rd recently as the number of Three Notch’d beers had been […]

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Sep 16, 2016

Chaos Mountain Cheeky Monkey

While Chaos Mountain’s Squatch Ale was a nice introduction to the company, their Cheeky Monkey seems to be a bit of a […]

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Sep 15, 2016

Chaos Mountain Squatch Ale

I picked up this bottle of Chaos Mountain’s Squatch Ale for two reasons. First, and primarily, it served as my first introduction […]

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Sep 14, 2016

Smuttynose Smuttlabs Smoked Cherry

I’m all for experimentation in brewing and that’s exactly what Smuttynose’s Smuttlabs line of beers is for. But sometimes, these experiments just […]

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Sep 13, 2016

Fullsteam Brewing Common Good

I didn’t know much of the Kentucky Common when I bought this version produced by Fullsteam Brewing. In fact, it took a […]

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