835. Four Peaks Brewing – Pumpkin Porter
Dec29

835. Four Peaks Brewing – Pumpkin Porter

I’m still trying to get back into the swing of things at work after a long Christmas weekend. Fortunately, I received a ton of awesome new beers as gifts from my dad and sister. My sister went to Phoenix a couple weeks ago on her goal of attending an NFL game at every stadium in the country. This was one of the beers she brought back for me. It says it was canned on 10/10/16. Location: Poured into a large goblet shaped glass at...

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834. Spiteful Brewing – Mrs. O’Leary’s Chocolate Milk Stout
Dec21

834. Spiteful Brewing – Mrs. O’Leary’s Chocolate Milk Stout

I’m on a mission to make some space in the beer fridge, so I’m doing another review. After the chocolate milk stout I had last night, I found another two in the fridge. I picked this one up during A work trip up to Chicago. I’ve had a couple of beers from Spiteful that were pretty good, so I thought I’d give this one a try, especially with the Chicago connected name. The bottle says it’s batch #27....

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833. 4 Hands Brewing – Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout
Dec20

833. 4 Hands Brewing – Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout

To our surprise, school was cancelled today. So I ran back and forth between home and work a couple times to check on the kids and my father-in-law who was watching them. Now that work is finished, I decided to have a beer. I picked this beer up a couple weeks ago when it caught my curiosity at the liquor store. I brewed a peanut butter cup imperial stout once and wanted to see how this one compared. Location: Poured into a large Sam...

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832. Books & Brews – It was a Dark and Stormy Stout
Dec19

832. Books & Brews – It was a Dark and Stormy Stout

I’ve been wanting to do a few reviews to clear up some space in the beer fridge. So tonight I decided to open this Imperial Stout my sister picked up for me when she was in Indianapolis for a football game last year. I was thinking about it, since she’s in Arizona today at another football game, and asked me if there were any beers from there I’d like her to bring home for me. Location: Poured into a TEKU pint glass...

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831. Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) – Abominable Winter Ale
Dec18

831. Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) – Abominable Winter Ale

There’s an ice storm outside and everything is coated in a thin layer of ice. On my way back from picking up dinner, I slid across the driveway and couldn’t even make it up to the garage. It’s a perfect night for staying in, having a beer, and watching the Saturday Night Live Christmas special. My friend @Bettywriter sent me this beer last winter, and I didn’t quite get around to drinking it, but it seems like...

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830. 4204 Main St. Brewing – Pecan Brown Ale
Dec02

830. 4204 Main St. Brewing – Pecan Brown Ale

My daughter is dancing in the nutcracker this weekend, and had a performance today. I had to leave work early to go pick her up. I’ve got a little bit of time to kill before my dad and sister get here to stay the weekend and watch her dance. My sister brought a six pack of this beer last weekend when she came for Thanksgiving. It sounded like a good beer to have on a cold, gray day like today. Location: Poured into a tall thin...

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Ultimate Gift Guide for Craft Beer Lovers
Dec01

Ultimate Gift Guide for Craft Beer Lovers

If you’re looking for something for that beer geek in your family, and don’t want to get them some Beer Boxers, then here are more than a few ideas.  If you are the beer geek in the family, perhaps you could leave this list lying around or leave it up on your computer screen for someone to find. Great Craft Beer Well, the most obvious gift for the beer geek is beer.  If you’re not familiar with craft beer, a good...

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