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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Bitburger Premium Beer

Bitburger Premium Beer (click Ja if you are old enough then the EN is in the upper left portion of the page), comes to us from the lovely country of Germany where we have seen some pretty decent beers on this … Continue reading

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Weihenstephaner Vitus

Weihenstephaner Vitus is supposedly from the world’s oldest brewery and I have to say that I believe them… I did a quick search and about the only other old brewery I could find was Weltenburger… they show 10 years later, though, … Continue reading

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Young’s Double Chocolate Stout

Young’s Double Chocolate Stout (from Wells and Young’s Brewing Company in the UK) is a copycat and I don’t like it… ok… so it isn’t that big of a deal.  But really, they may call it “chocolate stout” but it tastes … Continue reading

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