Monthly Archives: February 2008

SkullSplitter Orkney Ale

Holy cow, the name’s no mistake – with one of my Viking forbears on the label and packing an 8.5%ABV punch this dark-brown ale is not for the fainthearted. It is, apparently, named after Thorfinn Hausakluif, the 7th Viking Earl … Continue reading

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Brewery Ommegang Hennepin Farmhouse Saison

Started tonight with a couple of margaritas after a long week of work… the perfect compliment to the beer-with-dinner we experienced last night: Since I didn’t really feel like chasing margaritas with ordinary beer, I stopped at PCC on the … Continue reading

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Pilsner Urquell

Last beer of the night… don’t worry, this was over a 4 hour period, so I was fine when we were done… at least according to Intoximeters Incorporated and their Drink Wheel.  Actually a pretty darn cool site if you … Continue reading

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Dos Equis Ambar

Second beer of the night.  Dos Equis Ambar with a lime slice for good measure.  Dos Equis comes to us from Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma Brewery in Mexico.  Enter your age on the first page and if you are old enough, you … Continue reading

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BridgePort Blue Heron Pale Ale

It has been a long week.  We have been working 12 hour days in an effort to address some business that needs to be taken care of and there just hasn’t been a lot of down time.  I basically work, … Continue reading

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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock

Another day older, another day wiser, and hurray! Another bottle of doppelbock to knock back. Like this one – dark chocolate liquid swirls nicely into the glass, producing a hefty but short-lived malty head and a comfortingly sweet aroma that … Continue reading

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Ah, those crazy, clever Belgians – masters of chocolate, comics and world-famous beer, I’ve been an admirer of their renowned cultural heritage for years. Funnily enough, probably for about as long as I’ve been a fan of Duvel, a brew I haven’t managed … Continue reading

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