Category Archives: Belgian

Criminal

Barrier Mare Undarum Hill Farmstead Everett Porter Red rooster stout WTF Six Point Sol (salt) Ok. No way I can get through this intelligently, let alone the intelligence I thought I was gonna bring to it, not even the intelligence … 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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The Advantages of an Indefensible Country

Leffe Blonde : Abbaye de Leffe S.A. : Belgian In honor of my friends Hiromi (she designed this site’ masthead) and John’s trip to Brussels, I’m drinking a Leffe Blonde. Actually, one doesn’t need an excuse to drink this most … Continue reading

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Triple Dog Dare You

Triple IPA : Bierbrouwerrand-Cafeij Emelisse : IPA (Imperial) “Oh, I like this one.”  Marianne is drinking this in comparison with the Peak’s Organic Pale Ale. “Like desert after the meal.” Like bananas topped with a rich, slightly burnt caramel.  There’s … Continue reading

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Wilderness Anxiety

Fishtale Organic Pale : Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub : Pale Ale Union Jack India Pale Ale: Firestone Walker Brewing Company: IPA Salvation : Russian River : Belgian Strong Dark Ale Where you disembark in Port Angeles, there’s a … Continue reading

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Where Consecrated Eagles Dare

Consecration : Russian River Brewing Company : American Wild Ale I saw an eagle above the rough black sand beach, its broken shells emptied only to the always companion waves. “I like this.”  My friend Richard smiles, “I really like … Continue reading

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People in Glass Houses Shouldn’t Close Their Borders

Russell Lemon Ale : Russell Brewing Company, Ltd. :Something else ??? Manny’s Pale Ale : Georgetown Brewing Company : Pale Ale Crooked Coast Amber Ale : Driftwood Brewery : Amber Damnation : Russian River Brewing Company : Pale Ale (Belgian and then … Continue reading

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Paradiso Station

Upright Alphaphlylactic Hop IPA : Upright Brewing Company : IPA Naked City SpeelyaiPA : Naked City Taphouse : IPA Block 15 Alpha IPA : Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant : IPA Oakshire Inception : Oakshire Brewing : Wilded Yeast Ale … Continue reading

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Are there more important things than writing a beer blog?

Chimay Tripel (White) :  Bières de Chimay S.A. : Belgian Chimay is Belgian for celebration.  World-class in its a sophistication and still easily approachable, it’s bright softness reaches out like a smile from an old friend or a shoulder hug … Continue reading

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