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Dec 16, 2016

Firestone Walker Lil Opal

I’m not sure how Firestone Walker’s Opal is related to this bottle of Lil Opal (batch #002 enjoyed mid-October), but in reading […]

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Dec 15, 2016

Anchor Dry-Hopped Steam Beer

Anchor Brewing’s Steam Beer was one of the few micro-brews available back in ’93-94 when I first started exploring options outside of […]

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Dec 14, 2016

Ninkasi Oktoberfest

If you’re wondering why I’m posting a review of Ninkasi’ Oktoberfest in December, it’s because I’ve got a bit of a backlog […]

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Dec 13, 2016

Flying Dog Baltic Porter with Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t most looking forward to this pairing from Flying Dog and Otterbein’s when the Holiday […]

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Dec 12, 2016

Flying Dog Raspberry Leaf Ale and Lemon Sugar Cookies

In one of last year’s Holiday beer and cookie pairings, Flying Dog set these tasty lemon sugar cookies from Otterbein’s Bakery with […]

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Dec 9, 2016

Three Notch’d Minute Man IPA

I’m not a fan of this new trend of super juicy IPAs with zero bitterness. I’m not saying that I want a […]

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Dec 8, 2016

Flying Dog Christmas IPA and White Chocolate Chip Cookies

The second beer and cookie pairing from Flying Dog’s third annual Holiday Collection combines an IPA with white chocolate chip cookies from […]

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Dec 6, 2016

Flying Dog Horchata Lager and Sugar Cookie Pairing

I’ve been fortunate enough to receive samples of beer from a number of smart, inventive and skilled brewers for a few years […]

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Dec 5, 2016

Lickinghole Creek Carrot Cake Imperial Amber Ale

Lickinghole Creek’s Carrot Cake Imperial Amber Ale isn’t a beer hiding behind an obscure name. I mean, it pretty much says what […]

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Dec 2, 2016

Heritage Brewing Barrel-Aged Bradford

Back in December of 2013, a week or so prior to Heritage Brewing’s grand opening, I had the opportunity to sample a […]

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Dec 1, 2016

Brooklyn Brewery and Thornbridge Serpent

To put in bluntly, Serpent is one hell of a unique beer. Thornbridge and Brooklyn breweries joined forces to create a beer […]

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Nov 30, 2016

Flying Dog Sea Salt Caramel Brown

Much like Flying Dog’s other releases under the Brewhouse Rarities label, Sea Salt Caramel Brown is an adventurous beer and one that […]

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