Category Archives: Something Else

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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The Road Less Travelled

Taquamari : Birrificio Pausa Cafe : Wheat(ish) Beer There are those who argue against new cuisine. Those who lament the introduction of centrifuge spinners into the kitchen.  Who rail against convention ovens and food processors, blenders and vegetable peelers.  Yes, those … 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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sweet partings

IPA : Burnside Brewing Co. : IPA Sweet Heat : Burnside Brewing Co. : Wheat Here in the land of the lotus eaters, time has sucked away from us.  As the hour creeps into another day of oblivion. After midnight … 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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On the Rogue Again

Ginja : Buckman Brewery: Herbal Beer Chamomellow : Buckman Brewery: Herbal Beer Jasmine Mead : : Buckman Brewery: Herbal Beer Chipotle : Rogue Ales : Herbal (?) Beer Brutal IPA : Rogue Ales : IPA If you are stuck downtown, … Continue reading

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WTF ?

Wilco Tango Foxtrot : Lagunitas Brewing Company : Strong Ale (like barley wine ish) Stock market drops 625 points? WTF.  Shut down the government and ruin its credit rating over an administrative procedure?  WTF. Re-trenching on spending with a 9pointsomething … Continue reading

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Be Bop a Whopatulla

The Brooklyn Concoction : Brooklyn Brewery : Scottish Something Else My college roommate and friend, John Henry Gregory the IV, revealed the secret of a successful upstate party:  the whopatulla.  Be warned:  this recipe comes from a man who has … Continue reading

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Back on Point

Blue Point Summer Ale :Blue Point Brewing Company : Summer Ale (or Blonde Ale) I think that summer is no excuse to brew a beer that has no character, no resolute direction or flavor.  I don’t care how much lying … Continue reading

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