380. Sierra Nevada / Dogfish Head Collaboration – Life and Limb 2
Nov30

380. Sierra Nevada / Dogfish Head Collaboration – Life and Limb 2

I’m back at Fat Jack’s in Bloomington, IL again for my monthly ABNormal Brewers steering club meeting.  They had this collaboration beer from a couple of great breweries on tap, and I knew I had to try it. According to the breweries… LIFE-This beer is naturally carbonated to enhance complexity  refinement, and shelf-life; the family of yeast cells in every bottle working in vibrant unison. LIMB-The two syrups used in...

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379. The Civil Life – American Brown Ale
Nov26

379. The Civil Life – American Brown Ale

I’m in St. Louis for Thanksgiving weekend and was able to sneak out of the house to pick up dinner along with a quick stop at two of St. Louis’ newest breweries – The Civil Life Brewing Company and Perennial Artisian Ales.  I was only able to run in for a second and pick up beer to go, so when I got in, I asked the bartender for a growler of whatever he recommended.  At the Civil Life, he chose the American Brown.  I...

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378. St. Louis Brewery / Schlafly – Oatmeal Stout
Nov25

378. St. Louis Brewery / Schlafly – Oatmeal Stout

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and we headed to St. Louis to spend some time with my dad and sister.  We decided to head over to my cousin’s new house to see it along with their adorable daughter.  They offered me a beer while we were hanging out, and took this beer.  I checked my list and saw I hadn’t had it yet, so I thought I’d write a quick review. Location: Enjoyed a bottle, at my cousin’s house in...

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377. Flossmoor Station – Pullman Brown Ale
Nov14

377. Flossmoor Station – Pullman Brown Ale

I’m back at Fat Jack’s in Bloomington, IL for our monthly ABNormal Brewers club meeting.  As usual, I went looking for something I haven’t had yet, and decided to go ahead and try this one. From the brewery, “This robust, dark brown ale gets its rich flavor from seven different malts and three types of hops. The addition of hand-toasted oats and a generous portion of molasses give the Pullman Brown Ale an...

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