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Bucking the Trend: Reviewing 3 of Buckbean Brewing’s Finest Beers

May 8, 2010
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Bucking the Trend: Reviewing 3 of Buckbean Brewing’s Finest Beers

Canning gets a bit of a bad rap in the craft beer world. Why, just a month ago at a BrewYork meetup, homebrewer and beer wunderkind Peter Kennedy decried the “metallic” taste of Gubna Imperial IPA (I respectfully disagreed). And while Oskar Blues, Surly and Maui — not to mention New Belgium, who has started…

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Brew’s in the News

April 22, 2010
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Brew’s in the News

When the POTUS held his much-maligned Beer Summit, he was roundly criticized by the craft beer industry for drinking a Bud Light. And following Canada’s 3-2 OT win in the Gold Medal game, Obama needed to settle a bet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The bounty? A case of Molson Canadian. Had the U.S.…

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A Beer That Cannot Possibly Be As Good As Its Name

March 29, 2010
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A Beer That Cannot Possibly Be As Good As Its Name

Ah, semantics. Linguistics. Language. Words. Without them we wouldn’t have things like a mouthy Vice President, a vapid teenage pageant contestant, or Chinese restaurants that make us giggle. Soon, though, you may be able to do the greatest thing a human can do: wear a “Fucking Hell” t-shirt while downing a Fucking Hell. As some…

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Beerithmetic: Happy Hour + NYC Craft Brews + Beer Garden = WIN

March 12, 2010
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Beerithmetic: Happy Hour + NYC Craft Brews + Beer Garden = WIN

If you live in New York City and you love beer, chances are you know about any of the various beer gardens dotting the boroughed landscape. For purists, however, there’s only one: the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Astoria. A friend of mine had just moved into the neighborhood on Tuesday, and he took…

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