763. Ecliptic Brewing – Spica Hefepils
Mar21

763. Ecliptic Brewing – Spica Hefepils

It’s an awesome Saturday afternoon outside and as I crack open this beer and reheat leftover pizza, the biggest decision I have to make is whether to watch the NCAA basketball tournament or the National Lampoon’s Vacation marathon on AMC.  This beer was sent to me by my friend Betty who lives up in the Northwest. When I won the brewmaster “Cuisinternship” with Full Sail Brewing, I brewed with John Harris, a...

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762. Pyramid Brewing – Thunderhead IPA
Mar07

762. Pyramid Brewing – Thunderhead IPA

I’ve been busy today, while my wife has been napping because she’s not feeling very good. The weather is finally starting to get a little bit better, and it’s a really nice day outside. So, I decided to sit down, enjoy the sunlight in the kitchen, and have this beer. I got this bottle from my friend Betty, who lives in Tacoma, Washington and Portland, Oregon. She sent it as a housewarming/new job gift....

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761. Green Man Brewing – ESB Special Amber Ale
Mar06

761. Green Man Brewing – ESB Special Amber Ale

It’s been a fun afternoon, shooting a video at work, and leaving early to get home and watch the kids while my wife goes to happy hour. I took the kids out to dinner at Moe’s, and when we got home I decided it was time for a beer. This one has been in the refrigerator for a while now. it’s one of the beers my sister picked up for me on her trip to Asheville, North Carolina. I’ve already had a couple of beers...

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760. The Grand Canyon Brewing Co. – Shaggy Bock
Mar02

760. The Grand Canyon Brewing Co. – Shaggy Bock

This is another beer that was sent to me by Grand Canyon brewing Company. much like the last one I had, this one includes a flavor bomb. Since I didn’t have any luck with the last one, I figured I had better cracked this one open sooner rather than later, even though it is a bock and should age pretty good. Location: Poured into a pint glass at my home in Bloomington, IL. Numbers: 6.75% ABV, ~200 Calories Appearance & Aroma:...

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