Monthly Archives: August 2010

North Coast Red Seal Ale

Quick note:  I promise, promise, that I will get away from the super hopheavy beers the moment the weather decides to cooperate.  As long as it stays super warm out, I’m probably going to keep drinking the hops because warm/hot weather … Continue reading

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Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA

What beer is the best beer for a hophead to drink on the occasion of her thirtieth birthday, thus occasioning a not-so-fun-but-not-the-worst-ever hangover that had to be cured by means of a giant bacon, egg and cheese* sandwich the next … Continue reading

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For Science

I was at Price Chopper about 20 minutes ago with Tony to pick up what we lovingly refer to as “baked fried crap” (i.e., pizza rolls, frozen chicken tenders, etc.) for dinner.  At Price Chopper, I made a fantastic wholly … Continue reading

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Boulder Flashback Anniversary IBA

Now presenting my first-ever beer reviewed from a bottle as opposed to one that I got on tap, as OC’s tap selection rotates next to never and I’ve tried everything on tap that I really want to review for right … Continue reading

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Great Divide 16th Anniversary Wood Aged Double IPA

I warned you Thursday was likely to turn into “celebration of awesome hoppy creations” thanks to Barley’s Wednesday hophead specials.  I have to thank Barley’s for that, because I can’t imagine any other way I’d ever have managed to score a goblet of … Continue reading

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Boulder Hazed and Infused

Basic Info: Name: Hazed and Infused Dry-Hopped Ale Origin: Boulder Beer, Boulder, CO Style: American Pale Ale ABV: 4.85% IBU: unavailable.  Boohiss. I drank this: on tap at Old Chicago, OP, during one hell of an awesomesauce thunderstorm First of all, I’d always … Continue reading

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Paddy O’Quigley’s in Leawood, KS

Bar: Paddy O’Quigley’s Pub and Grill Location: 119th and Roe, Leawood, KS Type:  Irish by name, sports bar by design, meat market by night In Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain says “You can sense a well-run restaurant just as you can sense the … Continue reading

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