Monthly Archives: December 2013

Best Trappist Beers…

Best beers made by Trappist monks Westvleteren 1 Westvleteren XII (12), St. Sixtus Abbey, Vleteren, Belgium Orval Abbey 2 Orval, Orval Abbey, Villers-devant-Orval, Belgium Trappistes Rochefort 3 Trappistes Rochefort 10, Notre-Dame de Saint-Remy, Rochefort, Belgium Bierbrouwerij de Koningshoeven B.V. 4 … Continue reading

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Black Market Beer Flourishes…

A Shady Black Market Has Emerged For Hard-To-Find Craft Beers   Craft brew craze creates black market for coveted beers; some sold for hundreds of dollars Fancy a pint of Pliny the Elder or Heady Topper double India pale ales, … Continue reading

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Spruce Tip Stout…

  What is more festive that a Christmas tree? How about a beer that tastes like a Christmas tree? Rick and Barry at R&B have done just that with their Spruce Tip Stout, a little collaboration between the lads and … Continue reading

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Winter Craziness!

10 Barrel Brewing Company, Beernog (7.5% ABV) This beer is nothing like eggnog, because you could drink more than one of them in a sitting without triggering adult-onset lactose intolerance. It does have all the usual eggnog spices, to be … Continue reading

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Great Winter Beer

Now that Thanksgiving’s come and gone, we can set our eyes on Christmas and, more generally, the winter season and the beers that come along with it. To many, that means beers packed with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, and any … Continue reading

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Definitely want this one!

Founders Breakfast Stout is that good Beer Advocate magazine. Chocolate, oatmeal and coffee certainly make for a rich, robust stout as long as they’re incorporated correctly. In the case of Founders Breakfast Stout, it lives up to its own hype. … Continue reading

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Those Of You In The Area, Please Support This Vet-Based Company…

Veteran Beer Company and Indiana Beverage Sign Agreement Indiana company to distribute “The Veteran and Blonde Bomber” The Veteran Beer Company announced today that Indiana Beverage will distribute its two beers, “The Veteran” and “Blonde Bomber.” The agreement will enable … Continue reading

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More Gifts….

Beer: A holiday gift guide for beer lovers   Canadian Craft Beer cookbook (Whitecap Books, $29.95) has beer focused recipes.   Holiday gift shopping can sometimes be a chore, but it’s a little easier to take when there’s beer involved. … Continue reading

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Nice Gifts…

Unique gifts for your craft-brew connoisseur Though its marketing is skewed toward wine drinkers, the VinniBag is a great way to bring home craft beer you might have discovered during your travels.A growler — especially one already filled with beer … Continue reading

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