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Nov 15, 2016

Sapporo Premium Black

I’m pretty sure the only time I partake in a bottle of Sapporo is at the local Thai restaurant. They keep the […]

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Jun 5, 2015

Devils Backbone and Epic Brewing Midnight Mischief

I’m a sucker for collaboration brews, so when I saw this joint effort from Devils Backbone and Epic Brewing sitting on shelves […]

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Oct 17, 2013

Wild Wolf Brewing Strawberry Schwarzcake

And the award for best beer name of the year so far today goes to… Wild Wolf Brewing’s Strawberry Schwarzcake. Regardless of […]

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Oct 7, 2013

Devils Backbone Schwartz Bier

Devils Backbone Brewing crafts some tasty brews in general, but what I really love about this company is there attention to detail […]

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Mar 22, 2013

Birradamare ‘Na Biretta Nera

Ever since enjoying a bottle of Baladin Nora a few years ago, I’m sure not to ignore the section of imported beers […]

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Mar 20, 2013

Kulmbacher Monchshof Schwarzbier

Man, I do love a good Schwarzbier on a cool Winter’s afternoon. There’s nothing like cracking (or flipping in this case) a […]

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Dec 17, 2012

Shiner Bohemian Black Lager

It’s always a pleasure to get samples of beer that has won awards throughout its existence. It’s extra special to get the […]

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Sep 10, 2012

Uinta Brewing Baba Black Lager

Though there are only two documented black lagers (Schwarzbier) on this site, I’ve had a few of them in my time. Two […]

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Dec 2, 2011

Beach Haus Winter Rental

Back in April, earlier this year, I had the opportunity to sample East Coast Beer Company’s Beach Haus. I described the beer […]

Aug 24, 2010

Duck-Rabbit Schwarzbier

I’ve had a couple of The Dark Beer Specialist’s products in the past — most recently their Rabid Duck Russian Imperial Stout […]

Mar 11, 2009

Buckbean Black Noddy Lager

The package from Buckbean Brewing had already produced one interesting drinking experience. Would its award winning Black Noddy Lager produce another? While […]