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The Great New York Tree Lift

Pork Slap Pale Ale: Butternuts Beer & Ale: Pale Ale “That one.” How many events of wonder have started with that simple phrase? We are staying down near Houston when my son selects a ten-to=eleven foot Frasier Fir, regal, more … Continue reading

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Oy Oy Oy Oy Oy Oy Oy Oy Oy Oy Oy Oy Oy O

Jewbelation 13.5 : Shmaltz Brewing Company (He’Brew): American Strong Ale and American Barleywine It’s Friday afternoon (good sabbath!) during happy hour at the Pony Bar and their lineup includes an He’brew beers to celebrate this third (or is it fourth?) … Continue reading

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“This is the Right Place,”

Detour (Crooked Series): Uinta Brewing Company: Double IPA exclaimed Brigham Young, after a long road trip from Nauvoo. Illinois, when he first saw the Salt Lake Valley. If it had been available back then and not against his religion, I … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Drag Me Away

Hop-a-lot-amus IPA: River Horse Brewing Co.: American Double IPA To run with the IPAs is to say you want to run with the bad boys, the hop devils, the bitter taster riders, the setting sun. To run with the doubles … Continue reading

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Under the Red Sky

Saint Louis Premium Framboise: Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck NV : Framboise (raspberry) The challenge having been evoked in the last blog, the time is ripe in this experiment for the first of the Belgian beers, even it must be a framboise. … Continue reading

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Let U B U

UBU Ale: Lake Placid Craft Brewing: English Strong Ale First, you should know that Lake Placid has a wonderful label, that icon red Adirondack chair framing the legendary blue waters in the background. You can’t see that image though, not … Continue reading

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