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Ohio Brew Week: Day 5

Day five was what we refer to as a Shit Show of a good time. We pretty much hit up every bar we had not visited plus a few we’d already been to. There are a few brews left we wanna try but the total count thus far is 84 w...
 
 
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Ohio Brew Week: Day 4

Day 4 was a huge success to say the least! We spent the day at Jackie O’s Brew Pub trying their roughly 20 brews on tap with a few changing up mid-day. Later in the night we headed to BW3… which you’d’ n...
 

 
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Ohio Brew Week: Day 3

Can you say 7 course dinner? That was the highlight of my day 3 for sure. Held at Salaam in Athens Ohio, this is probably one of the best places to eat in town.The meal included Lamb Chops which is one of my all time favorite d...
 
 
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Ohio Brew Week: Day 2

I’m going to start by saying I know this is Ohio Brew Week…but the highlight of day two for me was the Ms. PackMan Arcade Machine I found! (I LOVE Ms PacMan and  will own one of these someday!) Now I did enjoy some ...
 
 
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Ohio Brew Week: Day 1

I would say we started off the week well having tried 12 beers by the end of the night. One of the most interesting stops of the night was the Spicebush Festival which revolved around a native Ohio plant the spicebush. Very int...
 

 
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Let Ohio Brew Week Begin

Although it officially started yesterday on the 22nd I just made it to Athens 30 mins ago. We are sitting around gearing up for what events we will go to today and what beers we want to start off with. There will be pictures an...
 
 
 
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Who can say Beer Floats?!

This is something I had not honestly thought of until a friend Scott Brookey introduced me to the idea a year or so ago. So today I thought I would go a bit fancy-pants with it. I used a very sweet but very appropriate Stout fo...
 

 
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Next week is Ohio Brew Week

Every summer for 7 years now Athens Ohio has hosted Ohio Brew Week. It is a week where Ohio breweries large and small come together to host events and have their beers on tap/in bottle for all to try. Being that I have been to ...
 
 
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Bourbon Barrel Aged – B.O.R.I.S Oatmeal Imperial Stout

A few years ago (more then I care to admit) I tried my first bourbon barrel aged beer, which sadly I found to disagree with me. It wasn’t until about a year later at Jackie O’s Brew Pub in Athens Ohio that I stumble...
 
 
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Summer Beers – Random Thoughts

I have been looking forward to this for months now, Summer beers! It seems most microbreweries out there have some sort of “Summer” themed beer, be it a summer style or fruit based beer. Personally I love the fruit ...