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The Beer Circle Eastern PA Brewery Tour Recap

The Beer Circle Eastern PA Brewery Tour Recap

Editor’s Note: We would like to thank everyone who joined us on our beer excursion. We all had a great time, met some interesting people, drank some good beers, and hope to do it all again soon. For those of you who missed out, the following post will demonstrate why you shouldn’t have! We hope to host more trips like this in the future, stay tuned for more details. Al’s of Hampden Bob and Russ carpooled up … Read entire article »

Filed under: Al's of Hampden, Bars, Breweries, Capone's Restaurant, Lancaster Brewing Co., Monk's Cafe, Pizza Boy Brewing Co., Stoudt's Brewing Co., The Beer Circle, Tröegs Brewing Co.

Budget: What Does “Budget” Mean, Anyway?

Budget: What Does “Budget” Mean, Anyway?

Last week, I picked myself up a four-pack of Founders Brewing Company Breakfast Stout for $9.99.  I didn’t even think about the purchase; it was a total impulse buy at under $10.  This is a great beer, and I’m enjoying one right now as I write this post.  But that’s not what this post is about.  This post is about how while I found a great beer at a price I paid without hesitation, I … Read entire article »

Filed under: Budget, Tröegs Brewing Co.

Budget: Tröegs Brewing Company Nugget Nectar

Budget: Tröegs Brewing Company Nugget Nectar

If I were allowed to drink only the beers of one brewery for the remainder of my days, that brewery would almost certainly be the Tröegs Brewing Company.  I’ve expounded the reasons why Pennsylvania is so fortunate to have this gem of a brewery in a previous post, and here I am visiting them again.  Except this time, they seem determined to confuse me.  I’ve mentioned before how Tröegs is able to brew fantastic exemplars of each of the … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Amber Ale, Beer, Budget, Tröegs Brewing Co.

Bell’s Hopslam Vertical, Nugget Nectar Vertical, and The Criticism

Bell’s Hopslam Vertical, Nugget Nectar Vertical, and The Criticism

Last year, my buddy Adam told me his plan to lay down a bottle each of Bell’s Hopslam and Troegs Nugget Nectar to analyze the effects that a year will have on each beer. At the time, I thought it was a little silly to not drink them fresh, but I saw the opportunity to learn a little bit more about these beers. Recently, he decided to bring the bottles over to my house since … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Bell's Brewery, Imperial Amber Ale, Imperial IPA, Tastings, Tröegs Brewing Co., Vertical