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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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November 4th Biscayne Brewers Expo – B.R.E.W. FIU

I don’t usually post about beer events, because 1) others already do a far better job of this than I ever could, and 2) I don’t even know about every single beer-related happening in South Florida, anyway. That said, if … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Ales – A Flight of 3

They’re back. Though perhaps I should apologize for making it sound as if the┬átsunami of pumpkin ales sweeping our local liquor store shelves just arrived, because it all started in late July/early August. Gets earlier and earlier, doesn’t it? I … Continue reading

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Tart of Darkness, Fruet, and Cucumber Saison

It has occurred to me that the idea of “me drinking at home and doing a long blog post” just doesn’t manifest itself as often as it once did. I think I need to start writing more about some of … 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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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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