Monthly Archives: March 2014

Samuel Adams: Rebel IPA

From the Brewery:  “Introducing Rebel IPA, the first West Coast style IPA from the same brewers that started a craft beer revolution in 1984.” 6.5% ABV American IPA This beer is pretty widely available, but I got this bottle from a … Continue reading

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Stone: Double Bastard Ale

From the Brewery:  “This is one lacerative muther of an ale. It is unequivocally certain that your feeble palate is grossly inadequate and thus undeserving of this liquid glory…and those around you would have little desire to listen to your … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada: Nooner Session IPA

From the Brewery:  “There’s no better way to start a lazy afternoon than with a group of friends and a few beers. Nooner IPA is a session beer that’s light in body yet big in hop flavor. By using intense, … Continue reading

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Dust Bowl Brewing: Super Tramp

From the Brewery:  “This is our salute to the fruit tramps of the ’30s who worked from sun up to sundown. Reward your endeavors with this fruity beast. Come get you some! Our fruit wheat beer is very popular so … Continue reading

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North Coast Brewing: Old Stock Ale (2012)

From the Brewery:  “Like a fine port, Old Stock Ale is intended to be laid down. With an original gravity of over 1.100 and a generous hopping rate, Old Stock Ale is well-designed to round out and mellow with age. … Continue reading

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Tioga-Sequoia: Dublin Blues

From the Brewery:  “Dublin Blues is a traditional Irish styled dry stout that is extremely light on the pallet and low in alcohol for session style drinking.  It is brewed with a blend of premium two row and Bohemian Pilsner … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker: Parabola (2012 Vintage) Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

From the Brewery:  “One of our most aggressive and sought-after offerings. Bold bourbon, tobacco and espresso aromas and a hint of American oak greet the nose. Rich, chewy roasted malts, charred oak and bourbon-like vanilla fill the palate and create … Continue reading

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