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  • Apple of My Eye

    When I popped the cap off the bottle, the scent of apples hit me hard. And it made me hesitant. I have had too many beers where fruit flavoring is added after it was brewed, but this one claims it was brewed with apple juice, not beer with added apple juice. The beer is question was Ephemere by Uni...
  • Fire at the Brew Works

    I got the call last night, right before dinner with my girlfriend and her parents -- the Bethlehem Brew Works was on fire. Throughout the evening, it preyed on me. Brew Works, my favoritie brew pub, had a two-alarm fire working. To make matters worse, I was planning on going there on my birthday ...
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  • Two Holiday Ales

    So I just got two holiday ales today while shopping for food for the week. I let them chill this morning and tucked into them this afternoon. One I really liked, the other was decent, but lacking in the holiday part. First:   Rogue Ales Santa's Private Reserve Copper color, the near...
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  • Weyerbacher Winter Ale

    I have to say this lacks as a winter ale, as most of those are very hearty and spiced. But this ale is just damn drinkable and smooth. So I am going to have to recommend it to ale fans. I definitely would add it to my ale re-buy list, and I usually do not buy the same beer twice as I just want to ta...
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  • Minnesota's Brew, why, oh why

    I should have expected it... but I didn't for some reason. Boo was kind enough to give me two cans of Minnesota's Brew, a so-called "Northern Lager" brewed by Marrs Brewing Co. in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Boo owns a deli and six-pack shop called Boo's Beer and Deli on Elizab...
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  • Just Say No to Shandy

    “We don’t drink shandy ‘cause that’s for girls!” -- Beerzone Truer words have never been sung. I’ve heard of shandy. Never had it… until now. Boo was kind of enough to give a bottle of Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy. I gladly accepted, having enjoyed ...
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