Category Archives: Brew

Kuka Banana Nut

      Years ago I reviewed a very popular Banana Beer. It was a fun novelty, but I didn’t love it. Nor have I had it since. It just seemed too candy-like for me. Faux banana flavor was not what I was … Continue reading

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Stone “Encore 08.08.08 Vertical Epic Ale”

      So, it’s almost been 6 years since I started this blog. I really didn’t start getting in to Craft Beer until 2008-ish. So I most certainly missed most of the Vertical Epic series that Stone released every year from 01.01.01 … Continue reading

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Abita “Bad Mother Shucker”

      Happy New Year all! I hope 2016 brings you great times and many tasty beers. Now that the holidays are over, I’m ready to get back to reviewing non-holiday ales. To start things off, I found a new beer from … Continue reading

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Flying Dog “Naughty”

      Christmas Eve… it’s too late to ask if you have been “Naughty or Nice”. If you’ve been nice, good for you. If you’ve been naughty, might as well own it. Here is a little review of a beer that pairs … Continue reading

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Manayunk Brewery “Festivus”

      Happy Festivus “The Holiday for the Rest of Us”. Yes, December 23rd is Festivus. Is this a real holiday? Well, that can be debated. It’s definitely been a “thing” since 1997, when it was presented in an episode of Seinfeld. … Continue reading

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The Bruery “Eight Maids a Milking”

I hope everybody’s Christmas season is enjoyable thus far. I know mine has been incredibly busy. However, I shan’t neglect my tradition of Christmas / Holiday beer reviews! Following up on last weeks tasty stout review, I give you another … Continue reading

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Stone “Xocoveza”

      When I last posted we were all getting ready for Thanksgiving. Now that the leftovers have been eaten and we’ve had to much Pumpkin Ale, it’s time for holiday beers! As a child I loved to sip hot chocolate this … Continue reading

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5th Annual Thanksgiving Pumpkin Ale Top 10 List

     It’s hard for me to believe that this is the 5th installment of my yearly Pumpkin Ale Top 10 List! Happy Thanksgiving everyone. I hope you are all enjoying whatever beer makes you happy this holiday! Here is the list … Continue reading

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Yazoo Brewing Co “Deux Rouge”

      I am interrupting my regularly scheduled pumpkin ale series for a special review. Friday, November 6th marked my 1000th Untappd check-in. I wanted this check-in to be special, so I put it out on the social webs to see if … Continue reading

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Two Roads “Roadsmary’s Baby”

      Happy Halloween fellow Craft Beer Enthusiasts! This year I came across an incredibly appropriate Pumpkin Ale for Halloween! One with a Most Excellent Name! Remember to Be safe and Drink Responsibly!       Two Roads Brewing “Roadsmary’s Baby“… 1st let me address … Continue reading

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