Tuesday Brew Review: New Belgium Ranger IPA

September 7, 2010
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Tuesday Brew Review: New Belgium Ranger IPA

Those that know me know that I’m a pretty big New Belgium supporter. They were the first craft brewery I really latched onto, in college (with Odell a close second). Throughout college and beyond I had friends that worked there and friends that lived down the street from the brewery. One of my friends still…

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Brooklyn Brewery’s Detonation Ale Explodes Onto the Scene

August 18, 2010
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On Monday, August 16, the skies opened up and some heavy rains washed down over New York. Walking toward the Boathouse at the Audubon House in Prospect Park, a park official cut us off. “Can’t go this way,” he said. “It’s flooded down that way.” The reason? Brooklyn Brewery’s newest creation blew a hole in…

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Edible Mag’s Good Beer Fest at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

July 30, 2010
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Edible Mag’s Good Beer Fest at the Brooklyn Academy of Music

Wednesday I had the good fortune to go to the 2nd annual Good Beer Fest, put on by Edible Magazine, Stella Artois and Brooklyn Brewery. Consisting mostly of local breweries (as well as Palm, Lagunitas, Sierra Nevada, Abita, and Stella Artois/Leffe/Hoegaarden) paired with samples of local eateries, the event covered two floors at the Brooklyn…

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Beer Fiction at Fwriction

July 14, 2010
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Quick little note, here, to say that we have truly crossed over into some very strange territory. Please to enjoy.

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Tuesday Brew Review: Dust Bowl Brewing Hops of Wrath

July 13, 2010
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Tuesday Brew Review: Dust Bowl Brewing Hops of Wrath

As a beer lover and an English major, any craft brew named for a literary classic appeals to me and Hops of Wrath is no different. Dust Bowl Brewing, a small brewery located just south of Modesto, Calif., in Turlock, draws inspiration from the Great Depression and the families who traveled to California to find…

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Coney Island, Freaks, the 4th of July and the World’s Smallest Brewery

July 6, 2010
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Coney Island, Freaks, the 4th of July and the World’s Smallest Brewery

While you and your friends were enjoying a backyard barbecue, chilling on a rooftop bar, or just hanging out inside to beat the heat on America’s birthday, the intrepid duo here at Beer Goggins was doing something much, much dumber: braving the searing-hot sun and sometimes searingly nasty skin of near-naked New Yorkers at Coney…

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