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Selin’s Grove Phoenix Kriek

Selin’s Grove Phoenix Kriek

The last time I visited Selin’s Grove Brewing Company I was disappointed to find that the Framboise had kicked before I got in. Luckily, while trying out Troegs’ Splinter Gold in Harrisburg, I read on Selin’s Grove Facebook page that something “tart and in my goblet” was recently tapped. After an opportune phone call, I learned that the oft sought after Phoenix Kriek was fresh and ready to go. I jumped at the chance to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Fruit, Selin's Grove Brewing Co.

Capitol City Brewing Company Cherry Blossom Ale

Capitol City Brewing Company Cherry Blossom Ale

When Capitol City Brewing Company opened in 1992, it marked the first time since prohibition that a brewpub operated in Washington D.C. The brewery steeps itself in history and symbolism of the United States, placing Lady Liberty atop all its menus. I got a little gem in my inbox from them (placed below) earlier this week and thought, “what better way to get into the Cherry Blossom, and Spring, spirit than with a beer?” For those of you … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Capitol City Brewing Co., Fruit

New Glarus Apple Ale

New Glarus Apple Ale

Though I grew up in Illinois, I have an extensive amount of family that lives in Wisconsin.  Lucky for me, Wisconsin really produces some fantastic beer, and my family enables me drinking it by stocking the fridge every time I visit.  I picked up the New Glarus Apple Ale over Christmas, out of a combination of curiosity and habit.  Habit is a function of always wanting to try the offerings of their Unplugged series, and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Fruit, New Glarus Brewing Co.

Beer Dinner: Bell’s Brewery at RFD Washington

Beer Dinner: Bell’s Brewery at RFD Washington

On the evening of January 10th, RFD in Washington offered up a dinner my friends and I could not refuse: a 5 course dinner paired with Bell’s Brewery beers including Black Note. We thought the $60 price tag seemed a bit steep up front, but we went for it anyway. RFD stands for Regional Food and Drink and is located a block away from the Verizon Center, near Washington DC’s Chinatown. It’s the “sister bar” of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Bell's Brewery, Blend, Fruit, Imperial IPA, Imperial Stout, IPA, Oatmeal Stout, Rye, Tastings