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Saturday Sip: Sun King GFJ

This can is cursed. Not the beer in general but this specific can. I wanted to introduce this beer with a story about how it was the first beer to make me realize that hops could taste like grapefruit. How I … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Revisiting My Second Home

Indianapolis is my second home. I spent four years of college, plus one year afterward, there. Back when I left in 2012 there were only a handful of breweries. Sun King and Flat12. Broad Ripple Brewpub, the OG. Triton was … Continue reading

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The Best of 2014: Saturday Sip

2014 saw the addition of a few new elements to Saturday Sip posts. Saturday Sip Showdowns pitted several of the best Midwestern examples of a particular beer style against each other in blind taste tests. Many of the posts also evolved … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Sun King Popcorn Pilsner

Indiana is big on popcorn. The state is the second largest producer behind Nebraska. Orville Redenbacher was born in Brazil, graduated from Purdue and started his eponymous company in Valparaiso. Unless someone can figure out how to make a pork … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Fountain Square, Sun King & Flat 12 Brewery Visits

In a period of three days last week I visited six breweries. That is the advantage of living in a beer-rich area like the Midwest. The stops took place in two locales, Indianapolis and southwest Michigan. I’ll cover the Michigan … Continue reading

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Krug Region, First Round

Go here to vote in the Second Round Falstaff and Goebel Region voting opened yesterday, and with one day in the books it’s time to move on to the Krug Region. Read on for a bit of background information on the region’s namesake if … Continue reading

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