Monthly Archives: July 2010

North Coast "PranQster"

    A couple posts ago I talked a bit about mixing 6 packs. I listed some reasons why one would want to buy several different beers instead of six of the same. I have another reason to add to said list. … Continue reading

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Tun Tavern / All American I.P.A.

  I am a huge advocate of supporting local craft microbreweries. So no matter where I am I will jump at the chance to visit one. It may not be my local brewery, but it is someone’s local! I had the … Continue reading

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Founders "Double Trouble"

Beer can be a funny thing sometimes. I have had people ask me what my favorite beer is. I really just don’t have an answer. I don’t even have a favorite style of beer. Some people love lagers. Some people, … Continue reading

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Weyerbacher’s Heresy

I may have said this before, but one of the things I enjoy most about craft beer is spectrum of flavors. Beer is anything the brewer imagines it to be. I consider myself a “Beerventurer”. Not a real word, but … Continue reading

Posted in Aged Beer, Beer, Brew, Heresy, Imperial Stout, Stout, Weyerbacher, Whiskey | 4 Comments

Spaten Optimator

Not that long ago a good friend of mine offered me a brew suggestion. It is not often that he and I are able to do this considering that I am in New Jersey and he is in Texas. However, … Continue reading

Posted in Beer, Brew, Doppelbock, Optimator, Spaten | 8 Comments

Great Divide Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti

‘Tis the summer season, a season of sun, sand, BBQ, and outdoor festivities. When thinking of summer seasonal beers, what do we think of? Well, when I walk down the craft beer isle in my local brew store I see … Continue reading

Posted in Aged Beer, Beer, Brew, Chocolate, Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti, Great Divide, Imperial Stout, Oak, Stout | 7 Comments

Mix a Six / "Trois Pistoles"

Recently I mixed a six-pack of beer. I love when a brew store let’s you have the freedom to do that. I always feel like I have endless options when I mix a six! I can pick six completely different … Continue reading

Posted in Beer, Belgian, Belgian Strong Ale, Brew, Trappist, Unibroue | 6 Comments

Smuttstynose "Robust Porter"

There is an Irish restaurant / pub called “Dublin Square” that opened up in Bordentown, NJ about a year ago. I have been wanting to check it out since before it opened. Last week I finally made it out there. … Continue reading

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Flying Dog Belgian-Style IPA

“Causing great pain or distress”, This is the definition of “Raging”, according to Merriam-Webster Online. The definition of “Bitch” also provided by Merriam-Webster, “the female of the dog or some other carnivorous mammals”. Put these words together and one’s mind … Continue reading

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