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Barrels, Barrels, Everywhere

Barrels, Barrels, Everywhere

Hopefully, Samuel Taylor Coleridge isn’t rolling over in his grave because of my liberal use of a line from Rime of the Ancient Mariner. I love most barrel-aged beers because of the flavors and aromas that are imparted to the beer. Many breweries these days have a barrel-aging program. Besides the beer itself there is an added bonus: an over abundance of used barrels. I had been wanting to get a used barrel to put in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Barrel Aged, Cascade Brewing, Heavy Seas Beer, Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

Beer at the Ballpark: Nationals Park

Beer at the Ballpark: Nationals Park

Editor’s Note: Welcome to the newest column on The Beer Circle: Beer at the Ballpark! In this set of posts, our writers will take “business trips” to everyone’s favorite summer hangout, baseball stadiums. We’ll let you know what kind of beer and prices to expect, as well as some general musings on the overall quality of the experience. Have you been to one of these ballparks? Or do you disagree with how we characterized your … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer at the Ballpark

Bruisin’ Ales – Online Store Review

Bruisin’ Ales – Online Store Review

Bruisin’ Ales is what you would call a beer store with a comprehensive selection that also pays a lot of attention to North Carolina brews. Located in Asheville, NC, they stock over 1,000 beers from around the world, the country, and the block. Owned and operated by Jason and Julie Atallah since 2006, Bruisin’ Ales has quickly become known in the beer world and was rated the “#4 Best Beer Retailer in the U.S.” by RateBeer Best 2011. And now, … Read entire article »

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Better From The Barrel: Heavy Seas Below Decks Barleywine

Better From The Barrel: Heavy Seas Below Decks Barleywine

First of all I would like to introduce a new column to The Beer Circle: Better From The Barrel! In this series of posts, our writers will taste a beer and barrel aged version of that same beer to determine which is better. You may ask, “wasn’t there a post on Flying Dog Gonzo and BA Gonzo before that did the same thing?” The answer is yes! and it is being retroactively added. This post will … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Better From The Barrel?, Blend, Cabernet, English Barleywine, Heavy Seas Beer