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Craft beer snob

Some of them are worse than hipsters. – Thanks Skip

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Dark Lord Day 2017

Three sons and one of their buddies attended Dark Lord Day last Saturday. This trip made it the sixth time they went to the event. Tickets were available online for $180 for what seemed like four minutes. Each ticket got … Continue reading

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Blue Collar Brew – Brickstone Galaxy Down Under IPA

Almost completely healed from that common cold I caught last weekend and the Kleenex usage is decreasing. “Common cold” works only when you don’t have one. When you get a cold, there’s nothing common about it at all. At some … Continue reading

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Jackie Moon for Bud Light – fave

Will Farrel comes real close to the Nelly Beer ad. In Sweden

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Heineken buys out Lagunitas

Nothing’s changed except for the ownership. What do the loyal craft beer fans do now? Look here. Here it comes:

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Blue Collar Brew – Brickstone Hop Skip Double Pale Ale

I have been swayed over to a new IPA by my sons. Each one of them has this beer somewhere in their possession. The best part about the beer is that it’s locally brewed. The beer is Brickstone’s Hop Skip … Continue reading

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Blue Collar Brew – Bell’s Oberon American Wheat Ale

I was reminded of a beer in an email from a reader. The beer he was drinking was Bell’s Oberon, the quintessential harbinger of spring. I thought to myself, “why not?” I hadn’t had an Oberon (a quick search on … Continue reading

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Frankly…

Ya know, I really didn’t feel like pounding out another brew review. Consider it a scar from that so-called funk I experienced a few weeks ago. Besides, it’s April Fools day. Who would take me seriously? Therefore, I must come … Continue reading

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Clothing drive – fave

Bud Light… Great commercials. Lousy beer.

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Blue Collar Brew – 2016 Great Divide Old Ruffian Barley Wine

Thought I’d climb back into the Brew Review saddle this evening and bang out a few words while drinking a new beer. I was visiting the Route 6 Liquor store to see if they had any new beers for Beer … Continue reading

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Not the quickest way to bring home the beer

This young guy in Denmark needs a little practice. (vertical video)

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day

Today, the entire country turns green and everyone is honorary Irish. Deal with it the best you can. Have a beer. It’s not Irish A pint o’ Guinness That one Guinness ad No alcoholics in Ireland – fave

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Beer stand – fave

The kid’s got the talk. From some ancient Jimmy Kimmel Man Show. VHS quality.

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It’s KBS week

This week, Founders releases the 2017 vintage of their Kentucky Breakfast Stout in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The rest of us shlubs must wait. Read more and watch the video here.

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Blue Collar Brew – Stone Ripper San Diego Pale Ale

During my recent jaunts from place to place, shop to shop, I kept noticing the same newcomer nicely poised on the shelves. Stone’s Ripper San Diego Pale Ale. It was a relatively new release (Jan. ’17) and it really caught … Continue reading

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Beer experts try cheap beer

“They’ve done a good job, stripping out the flavor” But we knew that all along.

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