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Spring House Big Gruesome vs. Terrapin Liquid Bliss

Spring House Big Gruesome vs. Terrapin Liquid Bliss

It seems that there are many peanut butter beers hitting shelves this winter. While last down in DC, I picked up Terrapin’s Side Project 18: Liquid Bliss, and got the idea to match it up with a lesser-known local brew: Big Gruesome. First up, Big Gruesome. Here’s what Spring House has to say about it: Creamy, malty, and full-bodied, the Big Gruesome Stout is scary good. The intense, roasty flavor comes from two types of chocolate malt … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Porter, Spring House Brewing Co., Stout, Terrapin Beer Co.

Release: Great Lakes Brewing Company in Northern Virginia

Release: Great Lakes Brewing Company in Northern Virginia

A group of friends and had enjoy a semi-working happy hour at Rustico Ballston on February 27th for the release of Great Lakes Brewing Company in Northern Virginia. Naturally, because their beers are available in DC and PA, pretty much the entire group was pretty familiar with their offerings. Never ones to turn down free beer glasses, we decided to stop by anyway. They had a couple reps from the brewery come out and they passed … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Pale Ale, Beer Release, Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Bourbon Barrel Central PA

Bourbon Barrel Central PA

While visiting Central Pennsylvania back in December to watch my high school football team (Tyrone) romp through the Pennsylvania State Playoffs, a few lucky turn of events led to me having the opportunity to enjoy two Heaven Hill bourbon barrel aged offerings from small, local breweries. The first of which was at Otto’s Pub and Brewery, in between the i99 and Penn State University on Atherton Street. This is one of the breweries that aided … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Elk Creek Aleworks, Heaven Hill, Imperial Stout, Otto's Brewery, Porter