Monthly Archives: November 2010

Schlafly Christmas Ale

Christmas Ales/Winter Warmers are like Oktoberfests and Pumpkin Ales in that I’m always excited to see them come out but get sick of them quicker than I expect to every year. So we’ll see how many of these I manage … Continue reading

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New Belgium Abbey Belgian Style Ale

This is one of those beers that I went into drinking feeling unsure as to whether or not I’d actually end up liking it. It turns out that I really like it quite a bit (as does the crew on … Continue reading

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Founders Breakfast Stout

People, this beer is one of the all-time greats. Founders has become one of my favorite breweries over the last year or so, and this stout is a major reason why. It’s flawless. Just. Flawless. Basic Info: Name: Breakfast Stout Origin: Founders … Continue reading

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Boulevard Dark Truth Stout

Sorry for the 3-day lapse in posting. I’ve been doing a lot of other writing and haven’t had much time to get a blog post up. Hopefully I won’t go this long again without a post! Basic Info: Name: Dark … Continue reading

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Blue Moon Winter Abbey Ale

Let me preface this by saying that my tasting notes were marginally compromised when it comes to this beer. Or maybe it’s that my taste buds were compromised – I had this beer after my first Boulevard Nutcracker of the … Continue reading

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Boulevard Nutcracker Ale

My game with Winter Warmers (the Oktoberfest of the Holiday Season) is to see how close each variety comes to living up to the awesomeness that is the Sam Smith version of the style. You can bet that I’ll be … Continue reading

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Free State Thomas Paine Porter

Quick US History Note: if you dont’ know who this beer is named after or why that person is important to our history, GET THEE TO A GOOGLE SEARCH. There’s no excuse for ignorance.* Basic Info: Name: Thomas Paine Porter … Continue reading

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