Monthly Archive: April, 2012

I Drew It, then I Drank It

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Since Jimmy moved to a new TJs, I have been doing the beer order for my store.  I love doing the beer order, especially when new beers arrive! Kite Tail, by O’Fallon, a local micro-brewery… Continue reading

Give a shout for Java Stout?

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A personal thanks to Max for his passionate field reporting – keep those field reports comin’!  I am a big fan of Bell’s beers, Two Hearted Ale and Oberon are among my favorites,… Continue reading

Once was blind…but now I see

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“…Beer is like that person you’ve met a couple of times, who seems cool but it takes the discovery of a mutual love of the movie Slap Shot or the sound of vinyl… Continue reading

Asleep at the post…

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I had a great beer review for today’s post, but…

Zom-beer! Makes You Want to Cheer!

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Zombie Apocalypses, World War Z, The Walking Dead, Shaun of the Dead, Zombieland…I have a love hate relationship with Zombies.  I love to hate Zombies…and I love to read (see Justin Brown’s piece in Primer… Continue reading

Ode to a Brown Ale

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Let misers turn riches o’er And gaze on bags of gold; With my wealth they must be poor  When all their treasure’s told; But I have more  True wealth in store And joys… Continue reading

A Little Venom Won’t Hurt You…

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Here’s the second installment of Maxwell Randall’s Pacific Northwest Field Notes. Opa! I heard through the beer grapevine that The Noble Fir (one of my favorite Seattle beer bars) was tapping Hop Venom IPA —… Continue reading

Field Notes from the Pacific Northwest

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I received two field reports from one of our best and thirstiest beer researchers.  The beer picture is worth a thousand words – or drinks – and the review seals the deal.  Here’s… Continue reading