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Gouden Carolus Grand Cru

Some people take their pleasures quickly,and swear loyalty to the same beer every day, but they miss much. The search for the perfect pint should last a lifetime. – Michael Jackson, The New World Guide to Beer Tonight I had … Continue reading

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Three Philosophers

Three philosophers walk into a bar. Okay, two philosophers and one big bottle of beer. Well, actually, one philosopher, a big bottle of beer, and me. The philosopher is a poet, a writer of books and movies, and a man … Continue reading

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Märzen

I didn’t have a beer at Flying Saucer tonight. Tonight’s beer was scheduled for a little bit later than usual and upon arriving at my usual thirst quenching establishment, my friend (and drum teacher), Rob informed me that there was … Continue reading

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Nostradamus

Brewer: Brasserie Caracole, Belgium. ABV: 9.5% Style: Belgian strong, brown ale. Presentation: Brown, 330 ml bottle. Appearance: A very dark, maple brown. Tiny bubbles form a lively, effervescent ring around the surface, but no head to speak of. Smell: Alcohol … Continue reading

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Ommegang Abbey Ale

Today is the birthday of Michael Jackson, lovingly known as the Beer Hunter by brewers and beer enthusiasts. I’ll understand if you’ve started humming Billy Jean. I didn’t know about this particular Michael Jackson until a couple of months ago, … Continue reading

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Bigfoot Barleywine

Very well, then. I just got back from a birthday party where I sampled half of Boulevard Brewery’s catalog. So, I kinda need to go to bed now. But I can’t say goodnight without letting all you fine people know … Continue reading

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Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat

There’s a saying that goes something like, “do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” I used to think it was kind of a phony thing to say, until a few years ago when I … Continue reading

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