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The Growler Craze

You know what really GRINDS MY GEARS?! Well many things to be honest.. but growlers are NOT one of them. I don’t know how many of you have noticed but there is a huge surge of growler locations popping up all over and her...
 
 
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When a Pub chain plays the “Local” card well.

There is a chain of pubs in Central Ohio called “Old Bag of Nails”  (http://www.oldbagofnails.com/) the plays the local card well. They may be native to the area in and around Central Ohio but Old Bag makes you feel...
 

 
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A Quick Rant about Seasonal Beer

 Ah… it is that time of year again everyone. Autumn is around the corner and with that comes some of my favourite brews of the year. Hrmmm but wait! What is this? Octoberfest in July?! Yes I am not making this up, Samuel ...
 
 
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My IPA Day spread!

IPA Day is finally here and I’ve started my celebration finally (although I did actually start after midnight last night). I’ve chosen a select few IPAs which I think span the range of the style and each give a uniq...
 
 
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2nd Annual IPA Day

Just a quick reminder for those who were not aware of this, tomorrow, Aug 2nd 2012 is the second annual IPA Day! This is a day that celebrates that which is my personal favorite style of beer …. “Drum Roll”...
 

 
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Black IPA Bacon

Tonight I started marinating some bacon for my Bacon BBQ this coming Saturday. I tried this first a few weeks back and loved it so much I decided to do it again with a twist, 21st Amendment’s Back in Black IPA. I am very ...
 
 
 
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Beer Ban

So I thought that I would try and ban been for 5 days…..I failed horribly to say the least. I was curious how long I could go without drinking beer and I found that 2 days was the longest time frame possible. This was not...
 

 
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Beer Bacon – Back in Black

You hear (Well I do) about many breweries that have tried to perfect the Bacon Beer. I will say I’ve had 4 now and none seem to capture that taste and end up more of a smokey stout or porter. I’m not hear to talk ab...
 
 
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Running and Beer and P90X, OH MY!

For the last year I’ve mainly been running to get back in shape but recently I’ve branched out. First P90X: I cannot say enough positive things about this program, Tony Horton has a beer on me coming his way if I ev...
 
 
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With the Power Out

There has been a bit of delay on the round up for Ohio Brew Week as you may have noticed. The day arriving back from brew week Ohio had a massive storm that knocked out power all over the state. I have had it back for a few day...