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Nov 10, 2017

Old Ox Brewery Hipmonk

Old Ox’s Hipmonk is a Belgian-style dubbel that was brewed using “secrets of the legendary Trappist brewers.” Or at least, that’s what […]

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Aug 7, 2015

Troegs Brewing Jovial

In preparing this review for Troegs Jovial, I came to realize that I haven’t nearly given this brewery as much love on […]

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Apr 30, 2015

The Brewer’s Art Resurrection Ale

Back in March of 2014, the family and I took a long weekend trip to Baltimore over the kid’s Spring break from […]

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Feb 13, 2015

Weyerbacher Althea

Weyerbacher’s Althea is a Belgian-style dubbel brewed with the sole purpose of raising money for those diagnosed with breast cancer. For every […]

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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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Sep 11, 2014

Blue Mountain Evil 8° Belgian Dubbel

I’ve had many Belgian-inspired Dubbels throughout the years. Some have been good. Some not so much. But this is the firs that […]

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Sep 9, 2014

Three Brothers Rum Barrel Aged Belgian Dubbel

My first introduction to this Harrisonburg, VA brewery was with their every-changing Hoptimization. What better way to make a second introduction with […]

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Jul 18, 2014

Smuttynose Brewing Smuttlabs Red Wine Barrel Aged Winter Ale

The minute I saw this bottle of Smuttynose Smuttlabs Red Wine Barrel Aged Winter Ale on the shelf back in mid April […]

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May 14, 2014

Brewery Ommegang announces Valar Morghulis as next Game of Thrones themed beer

Press Release (COOPERSTOWN, NY) In the world of Westeros, Valar Morghulis means “all men must die.” Fans of the hit HBO show […]

Mar 31, 2014

Starr Hill Taste of Honey

I think the last Belgian-style brew that I had that utilized wildflower honey instead of (or in addition to) the traditional candi […]

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Dec 19, 2012

Karl Strauss Mouette a Trois Fruitcake Ale

It all started with a Parrot in a Palm Tree, an intriguing baltic porter aged in port barrels. Then came the wonderfully […]

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Nov 2, 2012

Rock Art Brewery The Riddler

I am only familiar with Vermont’s Rock Art Brewery from their tussle with Monster Energy Drinks back in the Fall of 2009. […]

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