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Dec 23, 2010

Brew Review: Samuel Adams Winter Lager

When I'm holed up indoors during the winter months I find myself appreciating the taste of beer far more than any other season. Mark it up to cabin fever if you want, but my taste buds pucker up in cold weather. Samuel Adams Winter Lager, one of the brewing company's many great season-specific beers, doesn't disappoint in my constant need for a well-bodied, alcoholic beverage in cool weather.

Jul 26, 2010

5 Belgian Beers Everyone Needs to Try

Imported beer can come from many corners of the globe, but some of the best in the world consistently hail from Belgium. Touted as possibly the best beer city in the world, Brussels and its surrounding areas have been churning out some of the most legendary concoctions for hundreds of years. These are a few accessible varieties that everyone should give a whirl. Don’t be scared, it’s only beer!

Jul 21, 2010

5 Fruit Flavored Beers You Actually Want to Try

While most people might be turned off by a fruit inspired or flavored beer, there are actually some high quality brews deserving of a chance. Whether it's orange, blueberry, cherry, or peach, some of the greatest minds in brewing have found ways to make fruit in beer an acceptable concept. Keep an open mind as just because these might contain a smattering of sweet flavors, doesn’t mean they’re girly at all.

Crack Open Spring with 5 Seasonal Beers

Spring is finally here, and along with it comes boatloads of new, delicious beer. Some brewed with fruit and others...

Apr 15, 2010

The Bottle: Pernod Absinthe Returns!

If you know anything about the mischievous “Green Fairy,” you know “real” absinthe was banned in the U.S. for nearly...

Aug 17, 2008

The Bottle: Pernod Absinthe Returns!

If you know anything about the mischievous “Green Fairy,” you know “real” absinthe was banned in the U.S. for nearly...

Aug 17, 2008

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Jul 3, 2008

Get Down With American Beer Tourism

Nothing will lighten up your weekend this summer like some free beer tourism! Along with some of the freshest complementary...

Dec 20, 2007

Brew Review: Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout

I’ve been hearing all this talk about Espresso Stouts lately, so I decided to give them a shot…of espresso! Get...

Dec 7, 2007

Brew Review: Samuel Adams Cream Stout

Do you like cream in your coffee? If so, you may be a fan of Samuel Adams Cream Stout, a...

Nov 13, 2007

Brew Review: Old Milwaukee

Blech. Even writing about Old Milwaukee conjures up visions of pit-fires down at “The Quarry” back in high-school. (Oh, Iris...

Oct 30, 2007

Brew Review: Blue Moon Belgian Wheat Ale

Fun fact: Blue Moon is a Coors product. Some may know this, but it’s important enough to bring up when...

Oct 29, 2007

Brew Review: Yuengling Traditional Lager

Yuengling, the yeast from the east. Not many west-coasters have experienced the cheap-yet-digestible taste that America’s Oldest Brewery provides. Similar...

Oct 26, 2007

Brew Review: Red Stripe

All of this Halloween talk and fall weather had me reaching for one beer last night: Red Stripe. A summer-styled...