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Joe Sixpack’s brews of the year

December 28th, 2007 · Comments Off on Joe Sixpack’s brews of the year

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

Expensive Beer

November 12th, 2007 · Comments Off on Expensive Beer

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 · Comments Off on Mixing beers

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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Allagash and Russian River beer tasting and the Brickskeller

January 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Allagash and Russian River beer tasting and the Brickskeller

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