Monthly Archives: December 2010

Trader Joe’s / Unibroue “2010 Vintage Ale”

     Every once in a while a deal comes along that you just can not afford to pass on. Back in the summer I did a series of reviews on very tasty and affordable beer from Trader Joe’s. Not only does … Continue reading

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Samuel Adams / Weihenstephan “Infinium”

      If you keep up with any of the buzz in the Craft Beer Scene, you have probably heard about “Infinium”. It’s a collaboration effort between the U.S. Craft beer Giant, Samuel Adams and the world’s oldest brewery Weihenstephan from Germany. … Continue reading

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Williamsburg AleWerks’ “Washington’s Porter”, A Christmas Tale!

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Southern Tier’s “Krampus

     Christmas is days away, and according to tradition, we should be asking ourselves if we have been naughty or nice! If we have been nice we may expect Santa Claus to reward us with presents! If we have been naughty … Continue reading

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Anderson Valley’s “Winter Solstice”

     Here in the Northern Hemisphere it is getting cold, the days are shorter, and the nights are longer. In just a few days, the Winter Solstice will be upon us and we start the long journey back to longer days … Continue reading

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Crispin Cider Series #6 “The Saint”

     In the past I had never really given hard cider much of a chance, until a few months ago when I received a very generous package from Crispin Cider. There was a terrific variety of cider to choose from, and … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada “Tumbler”

     Here in NJ it is getting cold, really cold! In other parts of the country snow is being shoveled, and people arestarting to make holiday plans. Don’t let the fact that it is December fool you. Until the 21st it … Continue reading

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Lagunitas “A Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ Ale” (Beer Trade)

     As I have mentioned before, I recently did a beer trade with Bianca from http://agirlandherbeer.com/ . This all started through some pumpkin beer related tweets (@AGirlandHerBeer). It was apparent that I had found someone whose passion for Pumpkin, Beer, and … Continue reading

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Dogfish Head “Raison D’Etre”

     So unless you have been living under a craft beer rock lately you know of, or have seen every episode so far of Brew Masters on the Discovery Channel. The premises is simply to follow the founder of the Dogfish Head … Continue reading

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