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The OGs of Craft Beer | Victory Brewing Company – Prima Pils

August 23, 2018 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Germans don’t throw the word “prima” around lightly. It’s used to describe only the things that they believe to be truly outstanding. Often, this word is exclaimed in joy as someone enjoys a truly world class meal, beverage or experience. Believe me when I tell you that Victory Brewing Company‘s Prima Pils is worthy of the name and, at 22 years old, it is the definition of a craft beer OG.
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Transient Artisan Ales | Czech Yourself

July 24, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

Summerís here and in full swing, so going to the beach or hanging around outside are two common activities most people do while drinking beer. Since most people donít want to wreck themselves, a good idea would be to Czech Yourself with Transient Artisan Ales‘ first lager.
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River North Releases Cans of Colorado IPA & Pils

February 27, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

The blokes at River North Brewery (Denver, CO) have added two new beers to its can lineup, Colorado IPA and Pils. Joining perennial favorites River North White and FarmHouse, these new additions are the perfect complement to the breweryís lineup of #AdventureFuel canned exclusively for Colorado beer lovers. This is big news for a brewery that has recently moved to a new location that allows them to brew beers they have wanted to for a while. Although this is a branching out from their Belgian influences, they are quick to note that they are not retiring any of their longstanding beers.

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Spoetzl Brewery (Shiner) | Birthday Beer

January 21, 2016 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

ABV: 5% | IBU: 30

I recently turned 26, and while it isnít a milestone birthday by any stretch, I still felt obligated to live it up while I could becauseÖ you know, Iím getting old. I spent the day hanging out with friends and family, going out to dinner and hitting some local bars in Lakewood, a western suburb of Cleveland. As the night drew to a close and the candles blew out on January 2, I took time to revel in the celebration and look forward to the year ahead. I have a feeling itís going to be a great year filled with good time and better beer. Read More

Atwater Brewery | Purple Gang Pilsner

October 12, 2015 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

ABV: 5% | IBU: 31

In the 1920s, industry was booming in Detroit. The car companies were producing jobs for the area faster than they could be filled, and the 18th Amendment turned Detroit, with its thin water barrier between the glory land of Canada and dry United States, into one of the most important towns for liquor running and bootlegging. In Detroit, the Purple Gang (run by the Bernstein brothers) was the most ruthless and terrifying group of people you could run into. Known for their general lack of discretion and ability to do anything from kidnappings to murder for hire and bombings, The Purple Gang was vicious enough that Al Capone stayed in Chicago and bought off them rather than attempting to battle them for territory. Eventually their complete disregard for covering their tracks got them caught and led to the group dismantling, but not before becoming notorious enough to make appearances in Elvis Presley’s Jailhouse Rock and multiple James Bond books.
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