Monthly Archives: February 2012

Beer Appreciation 101: Glassware

It’s high time for a post on one of my favorite beery topics – glassware. Oh, I can see the eyes rolling now. After all, it’s “just beer,” right? Well, yes. But consider this – never before has America enjoyed … Continue reading

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Epic Brewing Barrel Aged IPA

A barrel-aged IPA, this one from New Zealand’s Epic Brewing. I’m usually skeptical of barreled IPAs, as it often seems that the barrel character mutes exactly what most people drink IPAs for – hop flavor! I’ll give it a try … Continue reading

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Goliath Tripel

Today I’m taking on Goliath, from Belgium’s Brasserie des Legendes. This is a Tripel, indicating a high-ABV blonde ale with light body, and intense fruit/spice yeast character with modest hop bitterness. These beers tend to make outstanding food partners, and … Continue reading

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