West Coast is Still My Favorite

I love when something grabs my attention for all the right reasons. Before visiting the Beer Garden at Dominion (easily one of the nicest after effects of Covid) I reviewed their draft list.  Melvin IPA, which is long overdue in our market, had just been consumed.  Melvin, the quintessential cool, unaffected brewery just reached VA. […]

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Saturday night and I needed to work on some writing. So I grabbed three cans out of my fridge.  Procrastination? Trying to generate positive energy? I’m not sure.  Take a look at these cans! The first few Blue Mountain beers I tried were on draft.  I didn’t like them.  I don’t remember what styles they […]

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Kind beer and some sawwwwz

  Hot Sauce to be exact. With this post I’m breaking my silence of the last few months.  I’m hoping for more posts, more often.  I’ve got a few monsters ready to post.  Big stories that will probably end up being multi-parters.  Lots of pics, charts, graphs, experts weighing in; lots of experimental data to […]

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Big Daddy, you can take it easy

February 16th, 2006 by Kevork Flat flavor and an even hoppiness are the attributes of Big Daddy IPA from Speakeasy in San Francisco, CA. It’s easy to drink and has a clean, dry taste. The aftertaste was pleasant and combined with a lingering sensation of ginger in my throat. Overall, the stimulation is in my […]

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Sierra- 27 years of epic beers

September 4th, 2007 by Andy For 27 years the brewers of Sierra Nevada have produced some amazingly good beers. Topping the list is their monumental Celebration Ale, which ages like a fine wine (for a 10th of the price); what’s more, their aptly dubbed Anniversary Ale joins this grand list of epic beers with its […]

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