Monthly Archives: April 2011

Brasserie Dupont – Saison Dupont Vieille Provision

Here’s an old go-to for me, one of my favorite beers, in my favorite style, “Saison/Farmhouse Ale,” from the classic Brasserie Dupont in Belgium. I’ll do a style profile at some point; it will be a long one, as there’s … Continue reading

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Review: Cigar City Papaya IPA

For those who have been living under a log, Cigar City Brewing is a hot young brewery out of Tampa. This is a risk-taking brewery that swings for the fences quite a bit, with mixed results. Papaya IPA is a … Continue reading

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Style Focus: American Double/Imperial Stout

In my first style focus, I looked at an amazing warm weather-beer, the Berliner Weisse. Quite honestly, Imperial Stouts suck for Miami drinking, but I love them anyway. Typically regarded as beers for cold weather in part due to their … Continue reading

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Review: Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse

Since I talked up this style so much in my last blog, I figured I’d better review an example of it. This one comes from the renowned German brewery Weihenstephan. I poured three-quarters of the bottle into my Weihenstephan World … Continue reading

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Style Focus: Berliner Weisse

Let’s look at an obscure German style, one that happens to be the perfect beer style for¬†hot-weather Miami drinking. Berliner Weisse is a style relic of northern Germany from centuries past, a low-alcohol wheat beer with moderate lactic tartness that … Continue reading

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Review: Heaven & Hell

This big, bad 10.2% ABV Imperial Stout comes from the Brouwerij De Molen, a very small brewery¬†from the Netherlands known for turning out intense, balls-to-the-wall beers. My bottle was #348 out of 2077, so this came from a pretty small … Continue reading

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