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Cricket Hill Bourbon Barrel Porter

Cricket Hill Bourbon Barrel Porter

Cricket Hill, a New Jersey-based operation, is a self-proclaimed ‘gateway’ brewery. Rather than overload a beer with hops or sweeten it to candied intensity, brewmaster Rick Reed instead opts for recipes that don’t leave bitter or unwelcome flavors on the palate. This ‘classic’ taste derives inspiration from Germany’s Reinheitsgebot – a purity law that states that beer shouldn’t be brewed with anything more than water, hops, and malt (so long, pesky adjuncts!) – which Reed … Read entire article »

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