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Thirsty Thursday–Summit’s Great Northern Porter

Because it’s cold and northern-like, I figured on a beer from a land both cold and Northern for today. If you’re from a Southern location, you just can’t relate to what is happening in my neck of the woods. Unlike … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–happy day

It’s a great day for a guy like me. At 5 pm, I showed up for the city council meeting. I wore my sweet Irish hat to look all sophisticated and whatnot. That was canceled out by the part about … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–Rogue Monk Madness

As soon as he got finished with his hair appointment, my bro-in-low Kyle was ready for a beer. He’s been grooving on the Rogue lineup in his Walk with Better Beer, and recently snagged a bottle of Monk Madness for … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–catching up and getting ahead

Kyle, Jimmy and I haven’t done Thursday together for several weeks, so this time, it was really a matter of catching up. Jimmy had two new homebrews I hadn’t tried and I had two he hadn’t tried. We also cracked … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–Sampling Sanctuary

Once upon a time, on September 2, 2007, Wilson brewed his first Flanders Red. He’s very patient. He knew this would take some time. Sanctuary spent a week in primary fermentation. It went from a gravity of 1.061 to 1.008 … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–lime research

I don’t really believe this, but I’ll say it anyway. You can’t always drink beer. Sometimes one has other work to do. And for me this week, that has meant putting some thought into margaritas. Work, work, work. I’m opening … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–Kyle’s First Batch

The Good Beer Army strengthened its numbers this past week by one more as Kyle popped open the first bottle of his first batch. This knucklehead of a brother-in-law couldn’t just settle for starting out with a pale ale or … Continue reading

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Three Blind Macros

A couple of week’s ago, Kyle, Jimmy and I sat down with three cans of beer, nine cups and a pen. We labeled the bottoms of the cups to reflect what would be inside: Bud Light, Coors Light and Miller … Continue reading

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6 women, 6 decades, 6 beers

A tasting to engage women in brewvana Is it any wonder that there are few female beer enthusiasts? With the macro-breweries focusing on babes in bikinis rather than flavor and education in their advertising campaigns, it doesn’t take a brain … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–Flying Dog Pale Ale

Since Flying Dog Pale Ale is so widely available and, like many beer enthusiasts, I’m such a whore, it’s been a long time since I’ve had this beer. Lest we forget in our search for the next “wow” beer of … Continue reading

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