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Whiskey and Guinness
Whiskey and Guinness
Whiskey and Guinness

The Go-To Beers

I just wanted to address the notion of the go-to beer. We all have one dating back to our earliest drinking days to something we have discovered along the way. I think most beer drinkers along the way have started out with some...
 
 
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Nine beers for chocolate lovers.
Nine beers for chocolate lovers.
Nine beers for chocolate lovers.

Chocolate + Beer

There’s no beating around the bush, that with Valentine’s Day tomorrow, you’ve got your chocolates and possibly flowers lined up. IF not, I hope you at least picked up something from Victoria’s Secret, o...
 

 
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Beermosa
Beermosa
Beermosa

My Beermosa, WOO

Now I realize that I am not the first one to come up with this idea (or maybe I am and everyone else has been stealing my thunder) but the beermosa is something I have been enjoying for a few months. The idea is simple enough, ...
 
 
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly… Beer

Let us start out but saying this is not an article badmouthing any kind of beer. Be it a cheap domestic or some fancy style beer–they are what they are. The cheaper domestics are what our parents and grandparents grew up with, ...
 
 
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80 years ago today we as a country (minus the squares) kicked Prohibition in the teeth…

80 years ago today we as a country (minus the squares) kicked Prohibition in the teeth and started to drink legally again. If that ever happened again, you better believe we’d be bootleggers! from Last of the Big Time Bee...
 

 
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Pumpkin, Pumpkin Everywhere! Which one should I drink?

It is that time of year again when the craft breweries start to release their pumpkin flavored beers. The be big question is to many out there, “Which ones are worth drinking?”. This question I find to be tricky bec...
 
 
 
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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”...