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CraftShack – Online Store Review

CraftShack – Online Store Review

CraftShack is the online-branding of Windy City Liquor of El Cajon, California. They have a large and varied selection as my order shows. I picked up Almanac’s Heirloom Pumpkin, Evil Dead Red and Decadence 2013 from AleSmith, Deschutes‘ Chasin Freshies, Dieu du Ciel!‘s La’Herbe, Gigantic‘s Hellion, Hoppin Frog‘s Frog Hops, Lost Coast‘s The Wedge, New Belgium‘s Trip Segal Ranch, Prairie‘s Funky Galaxy, Robinsons’ The Trooper, and Woodchuck‘s Dry Hop   CraftShack   … Read entire article »

Filed under: AleSmith Brewing Company, CraftShack, Deschutes Brewery, Dieu du Ciel, Gigantic Brewing, Hoppin' Frog Brewery, Lost Coast, New Belgium Brewing Co., Prairie Artisan Ales, Robinsons Brewery

Hoppin’ Frog D.O.R.I.S. the Destroyer

Hoppin’ Frog D.O.R.I.S. the Destroyer

The older and more elusive brother to B.O.R.I.S. (the Crusher), D.O.R.I.S. the Destroyer from Hoppin’ Frog Brewery is pegged as even darker, hoppier, and stronger than the Crusher. Specifically, this has more hops and more malts; toss in dry-hopping, and this seems to take the imperial stout style to the extreme. Nestled in Akron, Hoppin’ Frog is quietly making a name for itself within the craft circles. Besides regularly producing barrel-aged beers (such as the aforementioned … Read entire article »

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