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Sud Savant: Goose Island – Pere Jacques (Aged 5 years)

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Not many people are forgetful or patient enough to age a bottle of beer for five years.  Luckily, I happen to be a little of both, no matter what my wife tells you about the whole patience thing and the new/exciting expletives I invent during video game play.  On the label of Goose Island’s high(er) […]

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Review: Harpoonfest 2014 – Someone Deserves a Nobel Peace Prize

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Great beer, great food, and great music; three simple ingredients that guarantee a good time. HarpoonFest delivered on all three accounts. Hundreds of people turned out to welcome in the summer season and sample some of the delicious beers that Harpoon Brewery has to offer. One of those beers is Harpoon’s newest creation; Big Squeeze […]

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‘Valar Morghulis’ is the 4th Game of Thrones Beer in Ommegang and HBO Partnership

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(COOPERSTOWN, NY) In the world of Westeros, Valar Morghulis means “all men must die.” Fans of the hit HBO show decided that “all men must drink” as well when they voted the foreboding phrase as the name of the newest beer in the Game of Thrones beer collaboration between HBO and Brewery Ommegang as part […]

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BeerAdvocate & Harpoon Brewery Announce the 7th Annual American Craft Beer Fest in Boston

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Drink American Craft Beer! Presented by BeerAdvocate & Harpoon Brewery, the 7th annual American Craft Beer Fest (ACBF) is the east coast’s largest celebration of American craft beer, featuring 640+ craft beers from 140+ American brewers, and drawing over 15,000 beer enthusiasts from around the world.

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Beer Bread Made Simple With Krusteaz Artisan Bread Mixes

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There is nothing that will bring childhood memories flooding back like the smell of fresh baked bread. I remember my mother toiling for hours kneading the dough, waiting for it to rise and after what felt like an eternity in the oven bread would appear. The people at Krusteaz have taken a lot of this […]

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Celebrate the Super Bowl with These Cocktails from Jim Beam

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Super Bowl Baby! It is time for the biggest celebration of the greatest sport in the world. This year we are celebrating the presentation of the Lombardi Trophy in the frigid northwest. While most thin beer and football is a marriage made in heaven, we experienced tailgaters and fans know better. Cold beers make for […]

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Samuel Adams Releases Rebel IPA: Now Available Nationwide (Video)

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After countless test batches in Samuel Adams’ Boston-based nanobrewery, the brewers are ready to share Samuel Adams Rebel IPA with drinkers across the country. Rebel IPA is a West Coast style IPA brewed to maximize the aromatics and flavors of five of the brewers’ favorite American hops from the Pacific Northwest. Rebel IPA packs big […]

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Suds With Securb: Night Shift Brewing Excels at Fusing Artisan Beers With Unique Ingredients

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Boston’s best kept craft beer secret is no longer a secret. Night Shift Brewing is taking Boston and the region by storm and show no signs of slowing down. If you are not yet familiar with this wildly progressive brewery you need to check them out, now! What I love most about Night Shift Brewing’s […]

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Samuel Adams Introduces New Spring Seasonal Beer

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Samuel Adams Cold Snap Now Hitting Shelves, Brewed with Exotic Fruits, Flowers and Spices from Around the World. The brewers at Samuel Adams are ushering in the new year with a new spring beer—Samuel Adams Cold Snap—the newest addition to the brewery’s popular seasonal beer collection. Brewed for spring’s transition away from the hearty brews of […]

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Sud Savant: Review – New Belgium Coconut Curry Hefeweizen

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Is it just me or when you see a beer with “Coconut Curry” in the title, you just have to take it home? I have to know what it’s like! I have to try it. I also enjoy that I’m supporting creative brewers, but my motives are far from altruistic. I want what others call […]

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Bud Light Hotel Announces World-Class Concert Lineup For Super Bowl Weekend 2014

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Headline performances by Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons and The Roots. Last month, Bud Light made “waves” across the country when it announced Bud Light Hotel New York would take place on a brand-new cruise ship docked on the Hudson River. Today, the Official Beer Sponsor of the NFL announced its concert lineup for the four-day […]

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Suds With Securb: Review – Sam Adams Juniper IPA a Wonderful Addition to Winter Seasonals

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I have been blogging about beer for years now. It is not too often that I drink a beer and I am instantly drawn to the keyboard as I am today.  Let me preference this column by saying I am not (or didn’t think I was) a fan of juniper berries.  An over indulgence of […]

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Pope Crisco: Review – Revolver Brewing Blood and Honey

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Finding the right beer for the moment or meal can sometimes be a well-executed plan, or can come together as if by divine inspiration. While I would love to give credit to myself or a craft beer deity, chance likely had more to do with the combination of Revolver Brewing’s Blood and Honey with a […]

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Sud Savant: Jolly Pumpkin Calabaza Blanca – This is a Tasty Beer

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It’s two days before “All Hallow’s Eve” and what better brand of beer is there to review than Jolly Pumpkin out of Dexter, Michigan. Not only does their name make them an obvious choice, but their often eerie bottle art and unusual flavors make them a brewer that stretches comfort zones and pushes the boundaries […]

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Sud Savant: Stone Brewing Co. Enjoy By 9.13.13 – Should I Have Drank it Earlier?

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Stone’s “Enjoy By” is a double IPA that they have released to alleviate a single problem: deteriorating hop quality. As we all know some beers are able to be aged if kept properly and that aging can alter the flavor of the beer. This can often yield some pleasing results and sometimes can do more […]

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Pope Crisco: Review Ranger Creek’s Mesquite Smoked Porter

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Well it’s Tuesday, and being the predictable, domesticated man boy that I am, I spent my mid-week day off with some light cleaning, and heavy duty Sid Meyer’s Civilization playing, peppered with a craft beer or two. Today’s review will look at bottle of Ranger Creek’s Mesquite Smoked Porter that’s been sitting in a cool […]

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