Monthly Archives: January 2011

Revisionist (Moo) History

Hazed and Infused: Boulder Beer Company: Pale Ale Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down along the road and…wait, I’m … Continue reading

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Super Workout

Super Baladin: Birrificio La Baladin: Belgain Pale Ale Super practice:  it is a week to go till the SuperBowl and I am prepping with this special brew from Baladin.  I drink it to be auspicious, not only because of the … Continue reading

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Lost in Translation

Boont Amber Ale: Andersen Valley Brewing Company: Amber Ale I write this review with great reluctance.  Andersen Valley is one of those pioneer breweries for me.  And here I am in Brooklyn, listening to the reading of screenplay at the … Continue reading

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Is Anti Antifreeze Pro Ice?

Anti Freeze Winter Ale:  Greenport Harbor Brewing Co: Winter Ale “Seems a little thin,” says my friend Mary.  We are here at Cooperfield’s again, post-work, talking whether acres of snow can be blamed personal depression or if you could lay … Continue reading

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Literary Stout

Moo Thunder Stout:  Butternut Beer and Ale: Stout Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down along the road was canned … Continue reading

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Brings Back Memories

Staropramen Lager: Pivovar Staropramen Pražské Pivovary: Czech Pilsener the name rips around the label like it isn’t going to fit and, although this hails from the land of pilsner, the initial taste is sweet to the point of saturated sweat, … Continue reading

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Chang You Can Believe In

Chang Beer: Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.): Lager Okay.  It’s not quite a birther beer, since if hails from Thailand and not Kenya or Indonesia.  I suspect the two elephants on the label are something of an indication of its … Continue reading

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Simply Sierra Simply Porter

Sierra Nevada Porter: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.: Porter Simply stated, this is Sierra’s porter and it has all the distinguishing qualities of both.  Malt with a twist of orange.  Underlying aggressive hops (in an old-style way).  Solid without being overpowering, … Continue reading

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Belgian Steeler Nation

Harpoon Belgian Pale Ale:  Harpoon Brewery: Belgian Pale Ale Belgian.  The Steelers play a new flawless half of Steelers football, while my friend Hiromi sips a Harpoon Belgian Pale Ale. Belgian.  I know what makes football Steelers football: a blue-collar … Continue reading

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A Trip that was Bound to Bolt

Silk Porter: Hoppin’ Frog Brewery: American Porter Maybe it’s ten degrees out. The 2 is running local and it drags forever to hop over to Brooklyn.  Drops us off a stop before our station, due to construction on the line.  … Continue reading

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