Monthly Archives: September 2009

Widmer Brothers Cherry Oak Doppelbock

Tasted >10 days before official release, I feel privileged to post our official tasting of the first beer in the new Widmer Brothers Brothers’ Reserve series, Widmer Brothers Cherry Oak Doppelbock.  See Oh Happy Day #8 – Widmer Brothers Cherry Oak Doppelbock for … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day #8 – Widmer Brothers Cherry Oak Doppelbock

Just coming back from the Philippines and what to my wandering eye should appear but a new package from Widmer Brothers… full of beer! 🙂  Ok… so this isn’t Twas the night before Christmas, but it always seems a bit … Continue reading

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San Miguel Red Horse Beer

San Miguel Red Horse Beer seems to have a slightly different target market here in the Philippines based on their website, but that is all good… still don’t know the real ABV of this one as I get reports from the locals … Continue reading

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San Miguel Premium

3rd on the docket for San Miguel on this little road trip/business trip of mine is San Miguel Premium.  This is probably the pinnacle of San Miguel… while not a pinnacle of pilsners in general, this is likely the best … Continue reading

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San Miguel Cerveza Negra

My second brew on the trip, San Miguel Cerveza Negra comes at us from the black lager category.  Enjoyed this brew with some peanut mix at the bar in the Shang and will definitely be going back for more.  Very well balanced between … Continue reading

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San Miguel Pale Pilsen

As the website notes, San Miguel truly is the beer I think of whenever I come back to the Philippines… and so it was that during breakfast… that was really dinner since we work on US time, that I had … Continue reading

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Elysian The Great Pumpkin

Queue the music… maybe a little Rocky… a little Eye of the Tiger… We Are The Champions (I know Green Day is covering the Queen original, but I like it!!)… whatever gets you pumped… Yes, its true… we have a new … Continue reading

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