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Entries from December 2010

Most memorable drinks of 2010

December 31st, 2010 · 3 Comments

These are the drinks that wowed me this year. Most of them I loved – a few of them I pick mostly because of what I was doing while drinking them – but overall they are a great list of drinks made by hard-working artisans: 1. Hop Crisis – 21st Amendment, San Francisco, CA This […]

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Tags: Beerventures · Tastings

Noel De Calabaza – Jolly Pumpkin

December 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

Have you had one yet this year? A nice suprise among a lot of other beers this holiday season and should be pretty easy to find. Has a great woody and cherry flavor with a bit of funk but just a bit (for those don’t want another sour beer). Really drinks nicely for 9% alchol […]

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Tags: Tastings

Where did all the beer go?

December 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

The distribution side of the beer world (and really the entire beverage world) is pretty sordid and confusing.  You might have seen a beer movie about that very topic.  Check out the article below and take the survey.  It is written from a software angle and is just a start to the conversation, but this […]

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Tags: Around the Web · Beverage Tech

BevMo Holiday Beers 2010

December 21st, 2010 · 5 Comments

We predicted this would happen. Last year the BevMo Beer Festival was small. Quiet. Chill. In short, awesome. The problem with awesome things is that other people hear how awesome they are and then want to do them too. And then it gets crowded. My jacket gets stolen (a whole other story). Beer gets slopped […]

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Tags: Tastings

Best Pumpkin Beer 2010

December 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Day: The Day before Halloween The tasters: Jasmine, Joe and Luke The palate cleanser: Freshly roasted pumpkin seeds The beer: Jack’s Pumpkin Spice Ale: Alright, let’s just say it. This is an Anheuser-Busch product. We are not fans. We do not want to give them love. That said, this was voted “Most drinkable” of […]

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