Tag Archives: Beer

Review: Westvleteren XII

This beer has been called the “Holy Grail” of beers. It has traditionally been the most difficult to obtain beer in the world. Until this year, when the abbey that sells it decided to distribute in order to pay for … Continue reading

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Birthday weekend

I have not blogged in two nights, because I have been celebrating my birthday in various ways. Honestly, there was too much in this past weekend for me to feel like I can do it justice unless I write for … Continue reading

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Review: Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale

I enjoy most of the beers from Samuel Adams, and I hate most of the stories of Charles Dickens. So what to do with Old Fezziwig? The color is a deep brown (the description attributes caramel and chocolate malts as … Continue reading

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Review: Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock

I’m going to make this a very short review. Do you like dark beer? Do you like dark chocolate? If your answer to both of those questions is “yes,” you owe it to yourself to try this beer. Many beers … Continue reading

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Review: Flying Brickyard Red Ale

Tonight, I have the privilege of reviewing a brand new beer: the one my friend Jonathan and I home-brewed a few weeks ago. The nose on the Flying Brickyard is very malty, with roasted grain notes that promise a bready … Continue reading

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Review: Leinenkugel Snowdrift Vanilla Porter

Leinenkugel remains my favorite brewery, despite the tendency of beer snobs to criticize them ever since they became part of the Coors family. Before I ever tried this beer, it put me on an emotional roller coaster. New beer from … Continue reading

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Beer Day was a success.

Yesterday, I got up a little after six in the morning in preparation for what I entitled Beer Day. Back on Father’s Day, Ann bought me some equipment that I needed in order to brew my own beer without borrowing others’ … Continue reading

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