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Quality Liquor Store – Online Store Review

Quality Liquor Store – Online Store Review

Quality Liquor Store, located in San Diego, has quickly gained a reputation as a great source of western US beers for the online shopping community. They also carry a large selection of other US and international craft releases. Quality Liquors originally opened as a convenience store in the early 1990s and has expanded their beer selection as the craft industry has grown, to include other US and international releases. My purchase is good example of the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bear Republic, Brewery Ommegang, Firestone Walker, Flying Dog Brewery, HaandBryggeriet, Samuel Smith Brewery, Stores

Flying Dog Brewery Tour – Good Beer, No Shit

Flying Dog Brewery Tour – Good Beer, No Shit

Some friends and I went to Flying Dog for a brewery tour this past weekend. The tours are extremely popular and fill up quickly so we had to sign up 90 days in advance, the earliest possible. Reading below, you’ll see exactly why the tours are as popular as they are. The tour costs $5 per person and includes a Flying Dog tasting glass and six sample tokens. I started with their Gose, a draft-only release … Read entire article »

Filed under: Flying Dog Brewery, Labels

Better From The Barrel: Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter

Better From The Barrel: Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter

Update: This post is being retroactively fitted to run in our column “Better From The Barrel?” The story of how Flying Dog got its start is as strange as the labels that grace their bottles. In 1983, a series of events in the Himalayas involving under prepared hikers, an unfaithful Sherpa, a scared-shitless donkey, and quickly consumed contraband led to the creation of the Flying Dog philosophy. That’s right, philosophy. It wasn’t until 1990 that beer came into … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baltic Porter, Beer, Better From The Barrel?, Flying Dog Brewery, Porter, Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey