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#summer Archives – Page 7 of 7 – PorchDrinking.com

Peach Porch Lounger – New Belgium Brewery

September 28, 2012 |

ABV: 9.4%
IBU: 0

It’s that time of year again, when Colorado (especially Palisade) peaches are ripe and ready to be turned into everything phenomenally peachy. And that’s exactly what New Belgium Brewery has done with its masterpiece of a beer Peach Porch Lounger.
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Beervana: Portland, OR (Part 1)

September 6, 2012 |

“I gave up clowning years ago.”

“Well in Portland, you don’t have to.”

Easy intro, I know. But here’s the thing—Portland is that hipster. This isn’t a knock against the city. I love Portland. Fantastic public transit, fantastic food, and the beer … my God, the beer. But yes, it’s a very hipster city. More so than Denver. More so than even Boulder. The house we rented on the east side of the city was actually called the “Urban Cabin.” Placard and everything. Read More

Breckenridge Brewery – Agave Wheat

September 4, 2012 |


ABV:  4.2%

IBU: 9

I originally wanted to write this review about Maumee Bay Brewing Company’s Agave Chili Ale. I took a sip of it at Ohio Brew Week this June and was blown away by just that small taste. Alas, my emails to the brewmaster and sales manager to get my hands on some were to no avail. I searched high and low for something similar, but it was no use. The closest thing I could find was Breckenridge Brewery’s Agave Wheat. 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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Cincinnati Brew Ha-Ha 2012

August 27, 2012 |

50 Comedians, 100 Beers, One Million Laughs

For six years now, Sawyer Point has turned into a beer haven for two days over the summer. It’s an event that pulls from all demographics and introduces people to new things, something that always gets me excited. With 100 beers to choose from and 35 breweries represented, chances are there are a few brews that weren’t on your radar before.
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The Joys of Summit Drinking

August 15, 2012 |

“How long did it take you to acclimate to the thin air?” Coloradans hear this from visitors, from bands we catch at Red Rocks, and from people who have lived here for years. It’s a legitimate question. I still have … Read More

Funkwerks Fruition – It taste like Fruit(ion)?

August 1, 2012 |

 

 

Fruition, Funkwerks Brewery, Denver, CO ABV: 6%

Background: Funkwerks opened it doors in 2010 and since then they have been making killer saisons. This has been one of my favorite breweries that has popped up in the … Read More

Lagunitas Brewing Company – Lucky 13.alt

July 27, 2012 |

Lucky 13 Alt – Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA

ABV: 8.8%

IBU: 76

Beers from Lagunitas are back in Colorado and I’m one happy beer consumer. One of the first beers I fell in love with, after moving out … Read More

Cisco Brewers – Whale’s Tale Pale Ale

July 26, 2012 |

Whale’s Tale Pale Ale – Cisco Brewers Nantucket, MA

ABV: 5.6%

IBU: 35

There is a certain amount of pomp and circumstance that comes with ordering a beer from Nantucket. Partially, that highfalutin feeling can be … Read More

Big Daddy’s Brewing Company – Virginia Creeper Pale Ale

July 25, 2012 |

“Chug along, chug along, like the Old Virginia Creeper” – Old Crow Medicine Show

Virginia Creeper Pale Ale – Big Daddy’s Brewing Company Roanoke, VA

ABV: 5.5

IBU: 40

Traveling through Virginia … Read More

Cumberland Brewery – Moonbow Wit

July 25, 2012 |

Moonbow Wit – Cumberland Brewery Louisville, KY

ABV: 4.6

IBU: 12

Louisville, Kentucky will always be one of my all-time favorite cities. It holds my best memories and it’s where I found some of my greatest friends. It makes … Read More

Rogue—Mocha Porter

July 17, 2012 |

Mocha Porter—Rogue Ales, Newport, OR

ABV: 5.3% IBU: 54

What goes better with moving than beer? Not much. I recently down-sized from a spacious 2-bedroom into a studio, so at the end of a week of schlepping all my … Read More

Hop into Summer with Zommerhop

July 14, 2012 |

Zommerhop –  Brouwerij de Molen from the Netherlands

Style: American IPA

ABV:6.2%

IBU:42

Hops: Permiant and Sazz for bittering. Columbus and Cascade for aroma and flavor.

Background: Summer has hit and the temperature is rising. You are looking for a beer … Read More