Monthly Archives: September 2011

St. Katherine’s Tawny Ale

It’s very rare that I come into a beer review knowing absolutely nothing about the beer or even the beer’s brewer, but such is the case with this beer. All I know is that this beer is from St. Katherine’s … Continue reading

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Cigar City Good Gourd

It might come as some surprise to many, given how much I tend to love pumpkin-everything, that I am not the biggest pumpkin ale cheerleader out there. Some I find very one-note and gimmicky. Others are loaded with pie spices, … Continue reading

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Stillwater Chardonnay Barrel-Aged Stateside Saison

I believe I reviewed the regular Stateside Saison a couple months ago; now in front of me I have the Chardonnay barrel-aged version, from Stillwater Artisan Ales. First of all, I have to say that I’m bummed…no, check that, a … Continue reading

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Anchor Our Special Ale 2007

Tonight I’m drinking Anchor’s Our Special Ale, a Christmas beer brewed by the classic American craft brewery, San Francisco’s Anchor. Vintage-dated, this is a brew released once a year for the holidays, with a slightly different recipe every year. The … Continue reading

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Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA

I probably drink IPAs, especially Imperial/Double IPAs, with less frequency than the average craft beer drinker. It’s not that I don’t enjoy them, it’s just that I often find myself unsure of their freshness, which is of paramount importance with … Continue reading

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