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Bell’s Brewery Oberon

Fresh off the boat from Minnesota (well… somewhere back east… my knowledge of what’s beyond Montana is a bit sketchy) comes this gift from a fine, fine Chicago gentleman – a bottle of Bell’s Brewery Oberon summer ale, which I … Continue reading

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Hacker-Pschorr Original Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest time! While there’s a fine October beer drinking scene here on the west coast of the US, nothing can hope to hold a candle to the Munich original, and so to help lighten the load of our German brothers … Continue reading

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Boont Amber Ale

This is Boont Amber Ale, (actually, it’s the colour of burnished copper) which glints in the glass in an exceptionally inviting way, which smells great, which looks great, and which by golly – tastes great too. According to the label notes, Boont Amber was … Continue reading

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Kaufbeurer Tänzelfestbier

June 14th – almost the dead center of the year, and almost the first really sunny day we’ve had up here in the good old Pacific North-West. Of course, I celebrated (like all Englishmen must) by firing up the mower … Continue reading

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