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DuClaw H.E.R.O. 2012: Heating Up the Charity Scene

DuClaw H.E.R.O. 2012: Heating Up the Charity Scene

DuClaw, which started distributing to DC mid-last year, is starting to take off in popularity. Their eXiled series is highly sought after, for good reason, and their everyday options are surprisingly tasty. DuClaw also likes to give back whenever it can, focusing specifically on their Honest. Excellent. Robust. Original. (HERO) Homebrew competition, where the brewery picks their favorite from a host of submitted recipes, brews and bottles it, and gives all the proceeds to charity. The … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, DuClaw Brewing Co., Stout

Beer-nog

Beer-nog

I have done some “exhausting” experiments mixing ice cream with Stouts and IPAs previously. I had a lot of stout left over from my Winter Stout Fest just before Christmas so I was looking for something fun to try. I made the decision to take the experimentation one step further by trying to find the perfect ratio for a Beer-nog (stout and eggnog). While not a big fan of eggnog I couldn’t pass up the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer Pairing, Bell's Brewery, Reviews, Stout

The Beer Circle Central PA Second Tour Wrap Up

The Beer Circle Central PA Second Tour Wrap Up

The Beer Circle Brewery Tour of Central Pennsylvania kicked off at 11AM at Al’s of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing just outside of Harrisburg. We would’ve loved to have started earlier, but Al’s opens at 11 and we had to have something resembling respect for our livers. We had the usual group of degenerates from The Beer Circle and were joined by a few other drinking buddies for a great day of food, friendship, and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Selin's Grove Brewing Co., The Beer Circle, Tröegs Brewing Co.

Budget: Samuel Adams Black and Brew

Budget: Samuel Adams Black and Brew

As I’ve mentioned on my profile, my tastes are a bit different, and, dare I say, cheaper, than some other contributors for the site. While I’m always thrilled by the prospect of trying new beer, I often find that I’m quite satisfied with a familiar, common selection from the likes of Sierra Nevada, Dogfish Head, or in the case of this pleasant surprise – the namesake of the statesman and patriot himself, Samuel Adams. Some of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Boston Beer Co., Budget, Stout