Monthly Archives: January 2010

Deschutes Black Butte XXI

Deschutes Black Butte XXI is a new take on the old Black Butte Porter.  Thick and viscous, this brew has both chocolate nibs and coffee beans (dry hop) in it, giving it a solid hit of each.  Chocolate in the nose, coffee in the … Continue reading

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2009 Pike Entire Wood Aged Stout

The 2009 vintage of the Pike Entire Wood Aged Stout looks awesome in the glass, doesn’t it?  Really… that is an amazing head with some dark beer syrup under it… mmm mmm good.  I wish it all were true… I think the … Continue reading

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Widmer Brothers W ’10 Pitch Black IPA

I just finished off 2/3 of a six pack of these bad boys (Widmer Brothers W ’10 Pitch Black IPA)  in nothing flat… easy to drink, nice as a session, this 6.5% beauty tastes good and packs a punch.  I … Continue reading

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Redhook Mudslinger Spring Ale

I was very excited to get to my new BBFF (Beer Best Friend Forever) tonight with dinner after opening the box yesterday (Oh Happy Day #10 – Redhook Mudslinger Spring Ale).  Offical tasting splendor: Redhook Mudslinger Spring Ale. Let’s just say … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day #10 – Redhook Mudslinger Spring Ale

Oh happy day!  Came home from work late after a long day of work and night of catching up with some friends to a familiar sized/shaped box.  Upon opening it, I found two bottles of brew that I have been very, … Continue reading

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Midnight Sun Berserker Imperial Stout

It is said the that berserkers fought with wild, unrestrained agression… (Bing)  well, welcome to a wild, unrestrainedly aggressive beer… Midnight Sun Berserker Imperial Stout.  This black-as-night beer  has a sweet, fruity nose (dark fruit like prunes/plums) and pours thick and viscous.  The … Continue reading

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Maui Brewing Co. CoCoNut Porter

I have no idea what their saying on the saying on the can means “…like hot chicks on the beach” but that is ok since Maui Brewing Co. CoCoNut Porter is actually pretty good.  Dark and roasted looking with a nice … Continue reading

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