Monthly Archives: February 2009

Brother Thelonious

Another fine brew from the North Coast Brewing Company – “Brother Thelonious” is a part of the mighty American Artisan Series and pays tribute to jazz legend Mr. Monk with both a Belgian-style ale and a donation for every bottle sold to the … Continue reading

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He’Brew Bittersweet Lenny’s R.I.P.A.

Tasted this cool looking bottle from Shmaltz, He’Brew Bittersweet Lenny’s R.I.P.A., just the other day with some friends at Mr. Dave’s house.  I like Shmaltz and I like the fact that they read the posts about their beers, so thanks … Continue reading

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Southern Tier Imperial Gemini

Our second lovely brew from the folks of Southern Tier Brewing Company… Southern Tier Imperial Gemini.  These folks have an impressive beer list… nearly 30 brews of varying release cycles.  Some of them sound really, really good… so off to … Continue reading

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Full Sail Slipknot Imperial IPA

A long day equals the perfect environment for beer… on the docket for tonight was Full Sail Slipknot Imperial IPA.  This is truly an Imperial IPA through and through.  It smells hoppy, tastes hoppy, and finishes hoppy…  in its most … Continue reading

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Silver City Porter

Mr. Dave comes through again with Silver City Porter from Silver City Brewing Co.  This local brewery has a pretty impressive list of brews on their site and I just now realize that I have only tasted one of them.  I … Continue reading

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Le Merle Saison

According to North Coast Brewing, they make “The best beers in this world… or any other” – and the more of them I try, the more convinced I am that they could be… just could be… almost right. Can’t say … Continue reading

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Port Brewing Midnight Sessions Lager

A sweet little diddy that fell right in line with the dark english ales we were pouring for the night.  Port Brewing Midnight Sessions Lager comes to us from our friends in California, Port Brewing Company, where we have taste a … Continue reading

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Victory Brewing Baltic Thunder

<Queue the wrestlemania announcer voice, please.> Ladies and gentelmen, in this corner, weighing in at 22 0z and a mean 8.5% alcohol by volume, hailing from Victory Brewing Co… BALTIC THUNDER, thunder, thunder…. Seriously… whenever I say this beer, I … Continue reading

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Rogue Hazelnut Brown Nectar

The only reason this post is going live is because Mr. Dave thinks I look like the guy on the front of the bottle… I will let you be the judge on that, but glad to get some brew anyhow… … Continue reading

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Lagunitas We’re Only In It For The Money

Last taster of the night at Miss Jessi’s was Lagunitas We’re Only In It For The Money (Frank Zappa’s 4th album) .  This was the least popular of the night and consequently the biggest belgian of the night.  It is … Continue reading

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