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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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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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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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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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Stillwater/Mikkeller Two Gypsies – Our Side

Today I’m drinking “Our Side,” a collaboration brew between the two “gypsy brewers” Stillwater Artisan Ales and Mikkeller. They are gypsy brewers in the sense that neither has an actual brewery, instead brewing at other breweries. It’s a cool concept. … Continue reading

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Upright Brewing “Five”

A tiny brewery out of North Portland, Oregon, Upright will not be a familiar name to most of South Florida, as it only distributes up and down the immediate Pacific coast. Most of its beers are in the saison/farmhouse ale … Continue reading

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Saison Cazeau

Some of you might have forgotten that I have a blog. The thing is, I’ve been having plenty of new beers, but I’ve tried them in inconvenient places for blogging. When you’re out with a group, it’s difficult to bang … Continue reading

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