Monthly Archives: November 2008

Dogfish Head Red and White

I know I am in the craft-brew-lovers minority here, but Dogish Head hasn’t always impressed me…  so far they have 2 Middle of the Roads, 2 Will Buy Agains, and 1 For the Win on the blog… not stellar, but … Continue reading

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White Hawk Original IPA

It’s been a while since I’ve had anything from the Mendocino Brewing Company, but I really did enjoy the Eye of Hawk and the Red Tail I tipped back a little earlier in the year, and I had high high … Continue reading

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Rogue Yellow Snow IPA

This may be one of the biggest stretches for winter beers, but I like the name and so I am keeping it in the category.  It really isn’t a traditional winter ale, but what can I say?  It has snow … Continue reading

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Ninkasi Believer Double Red Ale

A dark brown brew, Ninkasi Believer Double Red is unique in several aspects.  First, the thoughts behind the brewery are pretty cool, second the relatively limited amount of time they have been brewing, and third the actual beer itself.  For more … Continue reading

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Lion Kralovsky Lev

Someone once told me the Czech’s were more German than the Germans – with that in mind, I had mighty high hopes of the “pale double bock” from our friends in the Czech Republic – after all, they’re the home of … Continue reading

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Fischer Biere d’Alsace

Fischer biere d’Alsace – a big blowsy French amber with a neat line of tricks in the flip-top department that takes me back to lazy Friday afternoons sitting at the bar in the Gare du Nord, whiling away a happy hour … Continue reading

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New Belgium Frambozen

Had to take a drive by Malt & Vine in Redmond today to make sure I had the appropriate beverages for the 4 day weekend I am about to enjoy.  In doing so, I noticed a wonderful new brew from … Continue reading

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Leinenkugel’s Fireside Nut Brown

Leinenkugel’s Fireside Nut Brown has a short lived head that literally disappeared as quickly as it took me to find its dedicated web page.  My first whiff of the brew brings about an interesting tartness that I will wait to see … Continue reading

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Port Townsend Winter Ale

Another of our winter brews, Port Townsend Winter Ale comes to us from Port Townsend Brewing Co who has done relatively respectably on the blog.  This particular beer is no different and actually rates very high, relatively, for those of the winter … Continue reading

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Bad Elf Winter’s Ale

Found this one at QFC in Redmond the other day and liked the bottle and the label so I picked it up.  In the end, it wasn’t a bad purchase, but it definitely isn’t near the top of the list for … Continue reading

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