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From The Cellar: New Glarus Thumbprint Chocolate Abbey 2011

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New Glarus says: “This decadent Chocolate Abbey Ale is a lovely trifle for your senses. Brewed with a proprietary Belgian yeast and English Maris Otter Malt it is smooth and rich. Inspired by a recent tour of Europe and brewed with chocolate we enjoyed there. Subtle Segal Ranch hops promote the rich dark chocolate flavors of this rather strong Dubbel.” …

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Getting To Know Fireman’s Brew

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Last month we told you about Fireman’s Brew and it’s foray into the Illinois market. The brand, started by a pair of Los Angeles area firefighters and contract brewed at Mendocino Brewing, is one of a handful of new breweries to find their way to Illinois in recent months. We recently had a chance to sit down with samples of …

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Four Reasons We Love Saugatuck Brewing Company

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Saugatuck Brewing Company’s flagship beers arrived onto store shelves and tap handles at bars in Chicago to minimal fanfare in late September. The southwest Michigan brewery in Douglas, sandwiched between Benton Harbor’s The Livery and Holland’s New Holland (for those into beer geography), had long been on our radar as an up and comer in the state. Their daily offerings …

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Third Time’s The Charm Review: Short’s Key Lime Pie

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When we first happened across Short’s Key Lime Pie (read, searched like crazy to find it) two years ago we found ourselves on the receiving end of a beer that didn’t quite live up to our expectations. We tried it not once, but twice, with the bottles coming from different six packs purchased on different occasions from different beer stores …

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