Tag Archives: malt

Rogue Dad’s Little Helper

I must admit… I had my reservations heading into this one.  Malt liquor simply has negative connotations where I am from and I didn’t think this was going to change my mind.  In the end, though Rogue came through… never … Continue reading

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Bear Republic Big Bear Stout

This… this is a fine stout: Bear Republic Big Bear Stout.  On a night where we tasted 5 or 6 new porters and stouts, this one stood out.  Fed it to the neighbors, even, and they liked it just as … Continue reading

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Anderson Valley Brewing Company 20th Anniversary Imperial IPA

Wandering the aisles of my local supermarket in search of inspiration for Mother’s Day dinner, I was distracted for a happy half-hour by the extensive and extravegant selection of ales on offer. Hard to make a decision… so, throwing caution … Continue reading

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Hop Henge Imperial IPA

So… I really shouldn’t have gone with a third new beer today, but I really wanted to try this one… and I needed something to drink when I came home from work today, so here we are.  Hop Henge Imperial … Continue reading

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JW Dundee’s Original Honey Brown

Second beer to taste at beer o’clock today was JW Dundee’s Original Honey Brown.  I am a sucker for trying honey lagers and picked this up at QFC in Sammamish a week or two ago.  Sad to say this didn’t … Continue reading

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BridgePort Old Knucklehead

A weight was lifted today.  I made it through something that has been heavy on my mind and so, I wanted to cap it off with something a little more sophisticated than normal.  Ok… really… wine isn’t necessarily more sophisticated … Continue reading

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Quilter’s Irish Death

Tonight was the night to open one of the stronger beers.  It has been a long week (only Tuesday, I know) and I need some of the hard stuff… at least something with some kick.  So, I reached for Quilter’s … Continue reading

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