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Three Floyds Floy Division I

Holy shit! Those were the first words out of my mouth when I smelled Floy Division I for the first time. And the exclamations just kept coming when I got a taste of it. 

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Boulevard Scotch on Scotch

Barrel-aged beer has almost become synonymous with whiskey barrels. And by whiskey I mean bourbon specifically. Sure wine barrels get the privelage of aging most sour beers and more and more brewers are playing around with different spirit barrels as … Continue reading

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Solemn Oath Lü

The evolution of the craft beer drinker begins with whatever cheap macro lager asserts its dominance over the drinker’s campus. From there it’s an introduction to stand bys like Blue Moon, Boston Lager and Fat Tire, beers that are familiar … Continue reading

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Perrin Triangulation

Back in January Cigar City partnered up with Perrin in Comstock Park, Michigan to brew a batch of Jai Alai in Michigan for the first time. This was possible since Cigar City and Perrin, along with Oskar Blues and Utah … Continue reading

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Toppling Goliath Pseudosue

Paleontologist. Back when I was seven or eight that’s what I wanted to be when I grew up. I’m pretty sure every little boy that grew up in the nineties wanted to be a paleontologist at one time or another … Continue reading

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Stout and Wide: The Burly Beers of Bell’s

Bell’s, the pioneering craft brewery of the Midwest, most often conjures up images of sun and summer. Oberon Day is an unofficial holiday in Michigan and the crisp wheat beer fuels Midwestern summers. Two Hearted is the year long flagship, … Continue reading

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New Glarus Enigma

Imagine starting a brewery in 2017 and focusing primarily on easy-drinking German styles. Your flagship, no matter how rustic you make it seem by calling it a farmhouse, is a cream ale. Your hoppy offerings are limited to a pale ale … Continue reading

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Central Waters Ouisconsing Red Ale

Yesterday the sun was out and the temperature was warm enough to comfortably go outside with no coat. In other words perfect porch drinking weather. Which is exactly what I did. I pulled up a chair, let my daughter and … Continue reading

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Surly #Merica!

We live in the greatest country in the world. Yes, it has its flaws, but it is still a land with more freedom and opportunity than anywhere else. Every so often we need to be reminded of that because the … Continue reading

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Central State Table Beer

With the snow falling and the roads iced over, I think we’re all in need of a bit of summer. Sipping on Table Beer, the flagship blonde formerly known as House, from Central State always take me back there. My … Continue reading

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