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Funk Brewing | Double Citrus

March 24, 2020 |

Nestled about 50 miles north of Philadelphia in Emmaus, PA, Funk Brewing has been brewing unique and hop-forward brews in eastern PA since 2014. The vast majority of Funk’s portfolio consists of different varieties of IPAs from West Coast to hazy to Nordic; it’s a true hop-head’s brewery.

A while back we featured their Citrus IPA but once a year they up the ante and brew Double Citrus: a bigger, stronger version of their year-round IPA. Read More

Amundsen Bryggeri | Beerfoot

October 6, 2017 |

There once was a man from Nor-way
Wore a tube and bathed nude in the bay
Thought he was a Viking
Wore a shield to go biking
Drinks beer with grapefruit every day

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RJ Rockers Brewing Co. | Witty Twister Belgian-Style Witbier

May 3, 2017 |

ABV 4.7% | IBU 15

RJ Rockers Brewing Company’s Witty Twister is spring in a glass. A delicious Belgian Wit is the best way to transition from heavy winter beers into lighter summer beers. Witty Twister is RJ Rockers Brewing Co.’s spring seasonal. It features wheat, coriander spice and orange peel that play well with the yeast character on every sip. Read More

Three Notch’d Brewing Company | Minute Man New England Style IPA

April 4, 2017 |

ABV: 7% | IBU: 20

Have you ever had an incredible taproom-only beer and wondered if it’ll ever come back? Three Notch’d Brewing Company out of Charlottesville, Virgina is all about producing exciting, innovative new beers on a weekly basis. The brewery has even expanded this philosophy at their satellite taprooms in Harrisonburg and Richmond thanks to dedicated small batch managers. And the greatest success to come from this the yearning to create, is the New England Style IPA, Minute Man.

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Creature Comforts Brewing Co. | Athena Berliner Weisse

September 10, 2015 |

ABV: 4.8%

Did you know that you might be drinking that Berliner Weisse all wrong? Well, that does depend on where you are when you ask that question. Here, I take a look at the distinct difference between how Americans and Europeans prefer to drink their favorite Berliner Weisse beers using Creature Comforts Brewing Company’s Athena. Read More

Smog City | Kumquat Saison

July 7, 2015 | 1

ABV:  6.0

Even before brewing at Smog City Brewing Company, head brewer Jonathan Porter has been no stranger to the Southern California brewing scene. As former brewmaster of Tustin Brewing, Porter had an award winning resume before heading out on his own—and it shows. Read More

Evil Twin/Other Half Brewing | Beat It, Nerd!

March 13, 2015 |

ABV: 6.66%

While I was taking on Shredder as Donatello, and then later waiting in line for a chance at the original Pac-Man, I found myself accurately dubbed both gaming AND beer nerd in the dark, cavernous room on 24th street known as Barcade. Although positioned as a provider of hard-to-find arcade treasures, its extensive and ever changing craft beer list also brings in the highly obsessed brewery-type-folk looking to get their local fix.

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Westbrook Brewing Co. | India Pale Ale

August 20, 2014 |

ABV: 6.8% IBUs: 65

Making the trip to Kiawah Island, South Carolina is not something I’m new to. Whether it’s packed in a car with my family or squeezed on a plane from Denver, I’ve been there and done that. But, as a craft beer-drinking woman in my mid-20’s, I realize that there was something missing from my trips—and that something was Westbrook Brewing Co.’s India Pale Ale. Read More

12 Beers of Christmas Day 3 | Schlafly Special Release Christmas Ale

December 16, 2013 |

ABV: 8%

IBU: 30

The first of the many great American winter holidays has come to a close. Leftovers are still heaped in the fridge, you are justifying eating pie for breakfast, family is starting to head back to wherever … Read More

Flying Dog – Single Hop Series: Citra

June 14, 2013 |

Flying Dog – Single Hop Series: Citra

ABV: 10%

IBU: 70

One of the best places to enjoy fun new brews in Washington, DC is Pizzeria Paradiso. This week, I met a friend for their Wednesday 1/2 priced draft happy … Read More

Ultimate 6er | Fantastic Fruit Beer

May 15, 2013 | 2

Many people shy away from fruit beers. They just don’t think the two should ever mix, never to dance the delicate art of brewing. But, not all great beers have to be pale and bitter, and a little sweet goes a long way. With summer just around the bend, folks are eager to get out and enjoy the warm cosmic rays. And, although all of these beers (save for one) come in 22oz or larger bottles, here is a phenomenal six pack that will make you second guess what great beer can be.

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Jolly Pumpkin – Bam Biére

January 31, 2013 |

IBU: 25

ABV: 4.5%

Once upon a time I wrote for a beer blog. And then I drank the Westy 12  and my mind blew up and I stopped drinking or writing about beer. My brain can only take so much amazing… until I met Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere

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Three Floyds Brewing Co. | Zombie Dust

January 24, 2013 | 2

ABV: 6.4 | IBU: 60

3 Floyds Brewing Co.’s Zombie Dust has become the only beer I MUST track down any time I’m back home in Kentucky, or fortuitously find myself jamming out to Sufjan Stevens on the streets of Chicago. … Read More

Ultimate 6er | Beermosa (Beer + Orange Juice = Awesome)

January 9, 2013 | 3

If you’re one of the lucky ones who are still partying, you may need need some fuel to start off your morning. I find that the perfect breakfast brew to help transition your morning to awesomeness is the beermosa. A combination of beer and orange juice, with a ratio of somewhere from ⅔ beer with ⅓ OJ to ¾ beer with ¼ OJ. Read More

Founders Brewing Co. – Double Trouble

September 21, 2012 |

ABV: 9.4%

IBU: 86

When choosing which beer to review this time around, I had one of two choices sitting in my fridge. Based on how the Bengals were playing in the first quarter against the Ravens, I opted to go with Founders Double Trouble IPA.
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PorchDrinking Fall Beer Preview 2012

September 20, 2012 |

 

One of the greatest things about fall along with football, leaf piles and apple cider is the stable of fall seasonal beers available. Honestly the multitude of pumpkin and spiced beers on the market can be a bit overwhelming so we tasked our writers with coming up with a fall beer preview. Here’s the variety of fall samplings they came up with. Read More

One Minute Review – Anchor Summer Beer

August 31, 2012 |

ABV: 4.5%

Availability: April-October

It’s official: summer is winding down. People are starting to head back to school, pools will close soon, and retailers are putting their summer styles on clearance. It’s time to soak up the last you can of summer—including seasonal beers!

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Agave Wheat – Breckenridge Brewery

August 30, 2012 |

ABV: 4.2%

IBU: 9

While attending the first annual Big Denver Barbecue Block Party, I had the pleasure of eating some great ribs and sides, listen to some fantastic live music, both with some awesome friends. At the event, they had a variety of a brew from Breckenridge Brewery. Of the ones available, I decided to choose Agave Wheat. I think the choice was good. Life is good when you sit on the grass in the sun, eat some BBQ, listen to live music, and have a beer to tie everything together.

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Timmerman’s – Oude Gueuze Lambicus

August 18, 2012 |

Oude Gueuze Lambicus, Brouwerij Timmermans, Belgium

Limited Edition, 750 ml bottle

ABV: 5.5%

Bottle Refermented.

One of the main perks of my job at Avery Brewing Co. is that I’m surrounded by passionate beer-lovers like myself. Even though we have … Read More