Monthly Archives: January 2012

Beer even makes bread better

I’ve made beer bread — quite literally, bread containing beer — many times throughout the past few years and without fail, every time someone is shocked that such a thing exists. The questions are always the same. Is it hard … Continue reading

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Beer in the mail?!?

I’m not going to lie. When it comes to getting packages in the mail, I’m like a kid on Christmas morning, even on the occasions when I know what’s being dropped of at my front steps. That said, getting beer … Continue reading

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An interesting combination

While looking around a few beer sites today, I stumbled upon a video that both excited and terrified me. Being a fan of Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout, I was initially shocked to see the video below, in which brewers … Continue reading

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Happy Sol brings the sunshine

I can’t say that I regret drinking Slumbrew’s Happy Sol on a snowy January afternoon. I’ll just say it’s better suited for warmer times. You see, the thing with Happy Sol is that it tastes like it belongs near a … Continue reading

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Slumbrew expands distribution

It’s always great to see a local brewery expand its horizons by becoming available in new markets. Why not celebrate the success of something in your own backyard, so to speak? Somerville Brewing Co.’s Slumbrew will become available in the … Continue reading

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What Did You Drink This Weekend?

In general, I like to pick three different beers—a session beer; my favorite style of beer, usually IPAs; and something different, something outside my normal mix.  Today I’ll be reviewing Sam Adams’ Alpine Spring (session beer), 21st Amendment’s Brew Free … Continue reading

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More Brown Than Black, but still an IPA

It pours out a dark brown with an ivory head, but make no mistake: the More Brown Than Black IPA is certainly an India Pale Ale. The latest of the seemingly-endless Stone Brewing Co. collaborations — this time with the … Continue reading

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