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May 11, 2016

Brothers Brewing Smooth Sailor

Brothers Brewing Resolute is an outstanding example of a barrel-aged stout — smooth, decadent and full-flavored. Smooth Sailor sees the brewery set […]

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May 10, 2016

Coronado Brewing Berry The Hatchet

Coronado Brewing’s Berry the Hatchet is the first bottle from the company I’ve enjoyed that employs their newly redesigned label artwork. I […]

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May 9, 2016

Heritage Brewing Revolution Oak Aged

Heritage Brewing’s Revolution is a beer that has become a staple growler fill whenever I pay a visit to the Manassas, VA […]

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May 6, 2016

Starr Hill Sublime

I particularly enjoyed what Starr Hill had done with their King of Hop imperial IPA by adding lemon and lime zest to […]

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May 5, 2016

Champion Brewing Fruitbasket IPA

There have been some good examples of fruit juice infused IPAs popping up on shelves the past year or so. And there […]

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May 4, 2016

Starr Hill The Hook

I’ve said it before on several occasions here at The Barley Blog, but I don’t believe an IPA can be sessionable, even […]

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May 3, 2016

Pen Druid Space

Sperryville’s Pen Druid are doing some crazy things with wild yeast. In fact, I don’t believe that I’ve meant a group of […]

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May 2, 2016

Widmer Hefeweizen

Man, I can’t tell you the last time I cracked open a Widmer Brothers Hefeweizen — it’s probably going on something like […]

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Apr 29, 2016

3 Stars Brewing Zombie Date Night

I’ve had a bit of a hit or miss experience with D.C.’s 3 Stars Brewing the past year or so. One brew […]

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Apr 28, 2016

Three Notch’d No Veto

Yesterday, I published a review for Bloody Roots, a collaborative release involving Three Notch’d Brewing. That imperial brown ale was anything but […]

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Apr 27, 2016

Adroit Theory & Three Notch’d Bloody Roots

I’m not a fan the Bloody Mary in general, but when I saw this collaboration between Adroit Theory and Three Notch’d using […]

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Apr 26, 2016

Deschutes Red Chair NWPA

I’d been looking for Deschutes Red Chair NWPA ever since the company started shipping to Virginia, but it wasn’t until this past […]

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