Posts Tagged ‘beer’

Featured Beer: Review Of Troegs Mad Elf Ale

If you are looking for some fruity, high alcohol, complex, ruthless, holiday cheer in a bottle, then Mad Elf Ale is a seasonal craft beer for you. And this beer is not messing around! This tasty brew, with a mosaic of rich cherry and harmoniously sweet honey, will have you emptying a bottle in no time. But watch out,…
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Featured Beer: Review of Troegs Nugget Nectar (Punxsutawney Phil Approved)

It’s like suckin’ on a juicy 7.5% ABV clementine, which 9 out of 10 craft beer aficionados agree, is more preferable to suckin’ on a chili dog outside the Tastee Freez. If you like a good India Pale Ale (IPA), and if you are a fan of citrus, then Nugget Nectar by Troegs Brewing Company is your beer…
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Featured Beer: Review of Southern Tier ‘Goat Boy’

Southern Tier is a craft beer brand I find myself liking more and more with each new beer that I try. Just as a brief aside, their 2XMAS seasonal Christmas-time brew is to die for. Okay, that’s a bit hyperbolic, but trust me, if you like a good spicy beer to keep you warm during…
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Featured Beer: Review of Founders – Dirty Bastard (Scotch Style Ale)

Today I bring you a deliciously complex craft beer by Founders Brewing Co. of Grand Rapids Michigan. “Dirty Bastard” is a “scotch style ale” and it is indeed quite tasty. BeerAdvocate — Scotch Ales are strong ales, also known as “Wee Heavy.” In the 19th century Scotland, they’d also be known as 160/-, a nomenclature…
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Featured Beer: Review of River Horse – Tripel Horse

Today’s fine craft brew comes from River Horse Brewing Company in Lambertville, New Jersey. The aptly named “Tripel Horse” is a Belgian-style Tripel, which is a strong pale ale. Poured into a 0.3L Rastal (stemmed glass), Tripel Horse has a somewhat cloudy appearance and a deep penny-like copper hue. Depending on how you pour it,…
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Featured Beer: Review of Flying Dog – Double Dog IPA

Pour Yourself a Grog. Today’s featured beer “Double Dog” is from East Coast brewery, Flying Dog. Located in Frederick, Maryland, Flying Dog Brewery started as Flying Dog Brewpub in Aspen, Colorado. Flying Dog was co-founded by astrophysicist George Stranahan and rancher Richard McIntyre. Double Dog is a Double IPA (India Pale Ale), which is another…
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Featured Beer: Review of Lagunitas – Maximus IPA Ale

Pour Yourself a Grog. Today’s featured beer is another West Coast brew, Lagunitas Maximus IPA Ale. When a regular IPA (India Pale Ale) just isn’t enough, Maximus IPA is sure to satisfy. It goes for $13 a six-pack at my local Wegmans Food Market, which is starting to become a common price among the tastiest craft…
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