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Epic Big Bad Baptist Releases 1, 3, and 4

Epic Big Bad Baptist Releases 1, 3, and 4

Epic Brewing Company’s claim to fame is being Utah’s first brewery since prohibition to brew exclusively high alcohol content beer. I came across some of their stuff in my typical Northern Virginia beer spots, the bottles catching my eye as it’s a brewery usually not seen in Pennsylvania. When I read on the label that this stout was brewed with coffee, cocoa, and aged in whiskey barrels…suffice it to say I had the beer purchased … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Blend, Epic Brewing Co., Four Roses, Imperial Stout, Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey

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