Author Archives: d myers

It’s Not What You Drink, It’s Where You Drink It

Hurricane Kitty : Keegan Ales : IPA Mother’s Milk Stout : Keegan Ales : Stout I first had Mother’s Milk poured from an unmarked brown jug into fruit jars, whilst sitting at the linoleum kitchen table of my friends Rick … Continue reading

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da Bronx, da Beer

The Bronx Pale Ale : Bronx Brewery : Pale Ale Ok. I knew to resume my beer journey I was going to have to make some unusual trips to seek out the more exotic, or at least the one’s I … Continue reading

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back in beer (or…not stellar, but starred)

Harpoon Black IPA: Harpoon Brewery : IPA that’s Black Four in Hand : World Brews, Winery Exchange Inc.: IPA Clementine: Clown Shoes : Wheat Wyld Extra Pale Ale : Uinta Brewing Company: Pale Ale Golden Spike : Uinta Brewing Company … Continue reading

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Kinda Special

Cuvee 1 : Southern Tier Brewing Company : Strong Ale “Here’s to good friends, tonight is kinda special.” Kinda? I have three more days, hundreds of unwritten topics, and thousands of untried beers. Michelob will have to remain untried. If … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Merry Monks’ : Weyerbacher Brewing Co. : Belgian Blithering Idiot : Weyerbacher Brewing Co. : Barleywine Old Heathen : Weyerbacher Brewing Co. : Imperial Stout To quote Sting (and maybe a million others), I am not alone. No, I consider … Continue reading

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Home Is Where the Hops Is

Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale : Tröegs Brewing Company : Amber An athlete, a scholar, and a gentleman, Tim Gallagher was the star running back back in high school, a graduate of the Air Force Academy, and, even more importantly, a … Continue reading

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Beer for Breakfast

Beer Geek Breakfast : Mikkeller : Stout (Imperial) “Woke up this morning and got myself a beer.  The future’s uncertain, and the end is always near.”  Morrison’s lyric ost succinctly fuses drinking and a dark existentialism, to a backbeat…you can’t … Continue reading

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In the Lion’s Den

Lowenbrau (original) : Löwenbräu AG : Lager When I was in sixth grade, we studied Gregor Mendel and his science of little beans.  Mr. Kaufman, our science teacher, handed out corn seed to each of us, along with a little … Continue reading

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Miller vs Miller

Miller High Life : Miller Brewing Co. : Lager Miller Genuine Draft : Miller Brewing Co. : Lager Recently, back on prom night, my friend Robert took his date to a pre-prom dinner at the Steak & Ale.  He picked … Continue reading

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Oysters on Deck

Oyster Stout : The Porterhouse Brewing Company : Stout (Irish Dry) The label warns that the skilled inclusion of oysters in the brewing process adds an indescribable character to this stout. They are not mermaids of deception; the oysters layer … Continue reading

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