Category Archives: 2012

Russian River / Sierra Nevada “Brux – Domesticated Wild Ale”

This may be a little late, but Happy 2013 everyone! This year seems to have hit the ground running! Last month I busted out 4 Holiday reviews for you guys! Now I am back to once brew review a month, … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Thanksgiving Pumpkin Ale Top Ten List

      It’s that time of year again! Here is the Top Ten List of my favorite Pumpkin Ales I have had the pleasure of enjoying this Fall.. If a beer I had on Last Year’s List does not appear on the … Continue reading

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Founders “Frangelic Mountain Brown” / BrewThusiast’s Summer Vacation

      Happy Independence Day Everyone! Yes it is July already and summer is here and it is hot! This is not ideal weather for coffee lovers. Unless you get your joe iced. What about that secret third option… Coffee Beer? Can … Continue reading

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Goose Island’s “Sofie”

      So far 2012 is proving to be a great year as far as new and tasty brews being made available in my home state of New Jersey! I feel like NJ is finally getting in line with the booming craft … Continue reading

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Founders “Curmudgeon’s Better Half”

      The use of oak / bourbon barrels is really a huge thing now in craft beer. It’s actually very practical and genius. A brewery makes a beer, and that beer may be great right out of the fermenter. However, let … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker – Mission St. “2012 Anniversary Ale”

     Many Moon’s ago I wrote a series of reviews on several really good brews available for cheap at Trader Joe’s. I think it is time to revisit this series with a new addition. As I stated in the past reviews … Continue reading

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