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Opening Day: Timber Creek Tap and Table – Meadville, PA

Opening Day: Timber Creek Tap and Table – Meadville, PA

Northwestern Pennsylvania – a land of lakes, small towns, and enough wooded areas to make Smokey the Bear pretty nervous. Whenever the bustle of Washington gets to be a bit much, I take comfort in knowing that I’m still able to retreat back to this area I call home for an extended weekend. Formerly largely devoid of good sources of craft beer, this has begun to change in recent years, right in tune with the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bars, Breweries, IPA, Reviews, Robust Porter, Timber Creek Tap and Table

Sprecher Brewing Company’s Generation Porter

Sprecher Brewing Company’s Generation Porter

Tonight brings us our second foray into Sprecher Brewing Company’s beer- the Generation Porter. This Robust Porter was initially brewed in 2004 to celebrate Sprecher’s 20th anniversary. It is a limited release from their Premium Reserve line. It is brewed with Dutch cocoa and pure raspberry concentrate. Here’s hoping it tastes as great as it sounds! Generation Porter Beer Stats Style: Robust Porter Serving: Bottle Size: 16oz ABV: 5.73% BA Score: 78 RB Score: 67 … Read entire article »

Filed under: Fruit, Robust Porter, Sprecher Brewing Co.

Four Peaks Brewing Company: Food, Flights, and Beer Named After a Harry Potter Character

Four Peaks Brewing Company: Food, Flights, and Beer Named After a Harry Potter Character

As I noted earlier in the week, I was in Arizona for a friends wedding. This was a nice break from Pennsylvania, though surprisingly it was actually colder and rainier in Tucson and Phoenix than State College. It also rained the last time I was in Phoenix, so I’m starting to sense a theme. I had a red-eye flight leaving on Tuesday night, so that day I met up with @Lucklys at Four Peaks Brewing. Alyssa … Read entire article »

Filed under: Breweries, Four Peaks Brewing Co., Four Roses, Robust Porter, Russian Imperial Stout