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What We’re Drinking | July 5, 2019

July 5, 2019 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

I’m not hungover, you’re hungover. America had a mean beer selection at her birthday bash yesterday, and if you partook in the celebration, you might be feeling a little fuzzy today like me. Between fire trucks blaring their sirens–racing to put out a dozen fires from the idiots in the world who still haven’t caught on to the fact that fireworks are flammable–and dogs barking at the constant explosions, I didn’t get a whole lotta sleep.

Nevertheless, it’s Friday, and it’s a beautiful day for a beer, right? If you have to work today, I feel your pain. If you’re off, all the more reason to start day drinking. And we’ve got a helluva list of beers to get you started in this week’s What We’re Drinking.†

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MadTree Brewing | Citra & Galaxy High DIPA

March 7, 2019 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

It’s one of those things that’s irresistible: it’s been a long day at work and you want something that brings the ABV and the hops, because you don’t want to work too hard, right? A perfect blend of ABV, IBUs, flavor, maltiness and a crisp clean finish all packed into one amazing pint. Long live the DIPA.

We all know our Russian River’s Pliny the Elder, and Bell’s Hopslam; allow me to introduce two phenomenal DIPAs from MadTree Brewing: Citra High and Galaxy High.

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MadTree Brewing | Thundersnow

November 17, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

By definition, Thundersnow, also known as a†winter thunderstorm†or a†thundersnowstorm, is an unusual†kind of†thunderstorm†with†snow†falling as the primary†precipitation†instead of†rain.

Iíve never witnessed Thundersnow in my area but I have witnessed the frenzy of people excited about the release of MadTree Brewingís Thundersnow.

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Sour Summer: Five Sour Craft Beers to Beat the Heat

June 30, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 4 min

Featured image courtesy of Braxton Brewing Co.

For most, the hot summer months mean moving to lighter beers. It makes sense that a light, crisp, refreshing beer is better when you are in the sun, but that doesnít mean you have to default to a light lager or blonde ale. Many other styles fit the hot summer months just as well, such as sour craft beers. And I am not talking about the traditional sours like lambics but rather kettle sours (aka quick sours). Thereís been a huge influx of this type of beer and I think they are a great fit for a hot summer day because they offer low ABV, are ideally drank cold, and provide a crisp, refreshing taste that fights off the effects of the hot summer sun.

Here in Cincinnati, we have a lot of great options that fit this style. Plus, these beers are easy to bring along when you are enjoying the outdoors. Here are five of my favorite Cincinnati summer sours.

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What to Drink at a Cincinnati Reds Game

April 18, 2017 | 2 Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

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Cincinnati is known for its rich history with baseball and beer. In fact, Cincinnati was the first city to have a professional baseball team in 1869. And with a large German population, the city also had over 30 breweries during those early baseball years. This prompted the then Red Stockings to serve beer at baseball games, which was quite controversial at the time. So itís easy to see that beer and Redís baseball have been a critical part of Cincinnatiís history from the very beginning.

It is no different today; the Queen City is still in love with its baseball team and the cityís love for beer is evident by the nearly 40 breweries that now call Cincinnati home. That love for craft beer and baseball is displayed at Great American Ball Park (GABP) where there is an impressive beer list. For me, I immediately look toward the local craft beer on the list and two stand out: Rhinegeist‘s Hustle and MadTree Brewing’s Rounding Third. Not only are these tasty brews but they are also baseball themed.

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MadTree Brewing | Rounding Third Red IPA

March 24, 2016 |

ABV: 6.5% | IBU: 51

With opening day less than two weeks away, MadTree Brewing Company has released cans of their Rounding Third Red IPA for the second year in a row. This delicious, sweeter IPA is brewed specifically for … Read More