Monthly Archives: January 2011

Goose Island Honker’s Ale

The first beer I ever had from Goose Island was the Honker’s Ale. Because of this (and because of the distinctive goose head tap handle), I tend to think of the Honker’s Ale as Goose Island’s calling card. Realistically, I think … Continue reading

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Boulevard Harvest Dance

This is one of those where I’m in a minority. People on beeradvocate RAVED over this stuff – it’s got an A- average rating, which is huge. Me, I’m not so big on it. So remember, this is in no way … Continue reading

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Crispin The Jacket Cider

 Dear Crispin Ciders, I find myself having a problem. There are multiple Limited Release Ciders on your website that I would dearly, dearly love to get my grubby paws on (namely The Four Musketeers and Br’er Rabbit). How might I do … Continue reading

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Wild Blue Blueberry Lager

“It’s cherry limeade!” – Marcia “This is like Jonestown” – Tony “I like my blueberry wine better.” – Mom “I need to go shave my tongue.” – also Tony “This beer would corrupt children.” – Ben “Why must you always … Continue reading

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Boulevard Irish Ale

[cool story, bro] I received a bottle of this at work the day after Boulevard brewed it, weeks before it was drinkable because it hadn’t bottle-conditioned yet. I planned on waiting a couple of weeks to let it do its thing and … Continue reading

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Grimbergen Dubbel

My first experience with this beer was last Summer, when I had a sip of my brother’s two seconds after I’d had a few sips of Avery Maharaja (read: HOP BOMB EXTRAORDINAIRE). Suffice it to say that, in my over-hopped mouth-state, I … Continue reading

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North Coast Old Rasputin

A day that looks like this:   . . . . . . . . Deserves a beer like this:   Basic Info: Name: Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout Origin: North Coast Brewing Co., California Style: Russian Imperial Stout ABV: 9.0% … Continue reading

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