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Firestone Walker’s 15th Anniversary Ale

December 20th, 2011 · Comments Off

So I recently tried the Firestone Walker’s 15th Anniversary ale. It’s a blend of Helldorado, DDBA, Sticky Monkey, Parabola, Velvet Merkin (one of my eternally favorite beers), Good Foot and Bravo, and Double Jack. It comes off bit heavy on the raisin taste (too much Sticky Monkey?), with a medium alcohol kick. It still had […]

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Getting ready for the holiday party

December 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

The top row of the fridge…all beer and the keg has been delivered Can you tell I am excited? And it is only 9:15 in the morning. Happy Holidays everyone!

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Not always what you think

December 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments

I get asked constantly about pairing beer and wine with cheese, so I’m going to tell you all the secret to it right here, right now: if you have good drinks, and good cheese, it will taste…good. Seriously. Mostly. The thing is that most people want to make grand generalizations and think they’re good suggestions: […]

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The new Starbucks affect

December 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

I already fell a post behind. Oh well – two posts for tonight. So I was at work the other day and found myself up against my usual foe, the coffee machine. This “simple” espresso maker makes pretty darn good coffee, but pretty much always seems to need help. I consider it the turtle of […]

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City Beer Store (now with more beer and room!)

October 13th, 2011 · Comments Off

CBS opens the doors tonight at 5 – just got this in an email: The doors will open tonight at 5:00pm! We look forward to toasting the new space with you! Preview of the tap list (15 taps to entice) *The Bruery, The Wanderer *Cantillon, St.Lamvinus *Bear Republic Mach 10 * Please note, the dust […]

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