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Sake and the Culinary Secrets of Traditional Washoku

I’ll just come right out and say that “Taking an Interest in Yet Another Fermented Beverage” is pretty high on my list of “Things I Don’t Need In My Life.” Beer, cider, kombucha, mead, wine – I have those covered, but … Continue reading

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Funky Buddha Veruca Snozzberry Gose

If you follow any part of the South Florida beer community on Instagram or Twitter, more than likely over the past couple weeks, you may have noticed pictures of these fun blue-labeled bottles from the Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland … Continue reading

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Fantome Saison

The inimitable Brasserie Fantome out of Soy, Belgium, brews a number of seasonal beers and assorted rarities highly sought-after by beer geeks everywhere. The Blanche in particular was a favorite of mine; it smelled and tasted strongly of white grapefruit. … Continue reading

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Cigar City Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale

It’s time to make my “triumphant return” after a rather lazy, unforced hiatus, and what better way to do that than with a local Florida beer? Since it came out a couple years ago, Cubano Espresso has been one of … Continue reading

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Dogfish Head/Sierra Nevada Life and Limb: Rhizing Bines

This one kinda took me by surprise when I saw it on the shelf at my local store. A Dogfish Head and Sierra Nevada collaboration? I know these two breweries did a “Life and Limb” before – a strong ale … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner – What To Drink With It?

In a few weeks, shoppers will see bottles of this invading their local supermarket and liquor store shelves: This, as many will recognize,┬áis the famed Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau, otherwise known as THE Thanksgiving Wine. Every year in mid-November, people … Continue reading

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The Homebrewing Diaries – Co-Co-Coffee Vanilla Stout

Brewing beer is an awful lot harder than I thought it would be. At its heart, beer is simple. Steep some grain in hot water, grab the resulting liquid, boil it with hops, get it into a big jug, dump … Continue reading

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