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Marz Community Brewing Co. | Duchess De Bridgeport

May 22, 2020 |

duch·ess
/ˈdəCHəs/
Noun
a woman holding a rank equivalent to a duke in her own right.

If you’ve ever spent time in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago, you’ve probably ventured into Maria’s Packaged Goods and Community Bar. Taken over by Maria Marszewski in 1987, the combination liquor store/bar has become a staple for the area and thus, the neighborhood dubbed her the Duchess of Bridgeport. Keeping it in the family, her son Ed Marszewski started Marz Community Brewing Company in 2013. Today, Marz pays homage to Maria with their take on a Flanders Red Ale, named for her likeliness, with Duchess De Bridgeport.

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Toasted Barrel Brewery | Barrel Aged Flanders Red

November 27, 2019 |

This past summer a trip ended with good luck and bad. The good started with a layover in Las Vegas. You can probably guess we met success at the airport slots. Not a jackpot, mind you, but enough to cover dinner and drinks! The bad luck started at our destination, Salt Lake City. Because our schedule was full with stuff like ziplining and hot air balloon launches, we had enough time to visit just one brewery. One. Read More

Big Boss | Oak-Aged “Strange Cargo” Trio

March 20, 2017 |

We at PorchDrinking are no strangers to Big Boss. They’re one of Raleigh’s best and brightest breweries. But we are strangers to their new oak-aged “Strange Cargo” trio. At least we were, until now. Read More

Silver City Brewery | Foxy Lady

September 8, 2016 |

If you’re naming a beer these days, you have to make sure it lives up to the name. Anything hoppalicious? Prove it. What are the IBUs? What about throwing in midnight? Well, how dark is it, really? What about sunshine? Tell me the hop varieties first. Read More

Crux Fermentation Project | Better Off Red

June 5, 2014 |

Since moving to the Pacific Northwest, Crux Fermentation Project has consistently been one of my favorite breweries. Not only are their core beers spot-on, but they also nail the small batch barrel-aged beers put out in what they call the … Read More