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2013 Winter Stout Fest

2013 Winter Stout Fest

My fourth annual Winter Stout Fest was held on December 7th (yes, I am a little late with this write up). As you will see below it was a beer tasting that will live in infamy, though in this case “infamy” is a good thing. Wanting to take a step up from last year I contacted Adroit Theory Brewing Company in my home town, Purcellville, VA, about hosting the event. While construction won’t be completed for … Read entire article »

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Hoppin’ Frog D.O.R.I.S. the Destroyer

Hoppin’ Frog D.O.R.I.S. the Destroyer

The older and more elusive brother to B.O.R.I.S. (the Crusher), D.O.R.I.S. the Destroyer from Hoppin’ Frog Brewery is pegged as even darker, hoppier, and stronger than the Crusher. Specifically, this has more hops and more malts; toss in dry-hopping, and this seems to take the imperial stout style to the extreme. Nestled in Akron, Hoppin’ Frog is quietly making a name for itself within the craft circles. Besides regularly producing barrel-aged beers (such as the aforementioned … Read entire article »

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