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Joe Sixpack’s brews of the year

December 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Joe Sixpack from the Philadelphia Daily News sums up his 6 favorite beers of the year. 1. Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon (Norway): An imperial stout with 16 percent alcohol (at $25 a bottle), this baby set the pace for a new wave of Scandinavian beers. 2. Goose Island Matilda (Illinois): A surprisingly authentic Orval Trappist […]

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Tags: Avery · CO · DE · Dodfish Head · Goose Island · Russian River Brewing Company · Schneider & Brooklyner · Stoudt · Yards

Would you pay $30 a beer

November 21st, 2007 · No Comments

The San Jose Mercury News is running a story on beers that are going up market. John Alderete is opening Mayfield Brewing Co. in Palo Alto. One is a pale beer that began its life as a traditional India Pale Ale but has been fermenting, first in a French oak barrel that formerly held zinfandel, […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Mayfield · NY

Winter Beer

November 14th, 2007 · 1 Comment

If you like strong winter beers then The Washington post has some suggestions for you. The Author had a chance to sample the following large selection of beers,  Anchor Brewing‘s Co Our Special Ale, Sierra Nevada‘s Celebration Ale, Clipper City Brewing Co’s Winter Storm, Old Dominion Brewing Co’s Dominion Winter Brew, Wild Goose Brewery’s Snow […]

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Tags: Anchor · Beer · Brooklyn · Clipper City · Fordham · Michelob · Old Dominion · Sierra Nevada · Troegs · Wild Goose

Expensive Beer

November 12th, 2007 · No Comments

The Philadelphia Daily News’ article this week is on expensive beer. The most expensive sixpack in America Samuel Adams Utopias (Massachusetts), $140 for 24 oz. ($5.83 per ounce). Lost Abbey Cable Car (California), $30 for 750 ml ($1.18 per ounce). Russian River Supplication (California), $14 for 375 ml ($1.10 per ounce). Avery Mephistopheles (Colorado), $12 […]

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Tags: Allagash Brewing Company · Avery · Beer · CA · Church Brew Works · CO · Lost Abbey · MA · ME · NY · OR · PA · Rogue · Russian River Brewing Company · Sam Adams · Sly Fox · Southampton Ales · Stone · weyerbacher

Mixing beers

November 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

The Chicago Tribune is running a piece about mixing beers. The first part of the story kind of grossed me out. Since his experiments began, his spending on beer has doubled and, he admits, only half of his combinations are drinkable. “I’m learning that you don’t mix an ale with a lager,” Klem said. “I’ve […]

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Tags: Avery · Beer · Russian River Brewing Company

Smithsonian National Zoo + Beer = Brew at the Zoo

August 26th, 2007 · No Comments

The Smithsonian runs a fund raising event every year called the Brew at the Zoo. I got a last minute ticket for this years event. They had beer from over 20 microbreweries, and served hors d’oeuvres from area restaurants. The price of the ticket included a Beer Glass, Food, and all the beer samples you […]

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Tags: Beer · Clipper City · DC · Dodfish Head · North Coast · Ommegang · SweetWater Sterling

Allagash and Russian River beer tasting and the Brickskeller

January 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Last night I had the pleasure of attending a Lovefest Brickskeller beer tasting. Rob Tod from Allagash Brewing and Vinnie Cilurzo were on hand to talk about the wonderful selection of beers they brought from with them for the tasting. Rod on the left and Vinnie on the right The Happy beer tasters Vinnie Both […]

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Tags: Allagash Brewing Company · Beer · Brickskeller · CA · DC · ME · Russian River Brewing Company