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From The Cellar: Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Barleywine 5 Year Vertical (2009-2013)

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When we first encountered this beer, fresh, in 2010 I wrote of a challenging sipper of an American barleywine that seemed to fade in and out between aggressive hoppiness to cloying sweetness. Years in the cellar has done this beer well. Very well, in fact.

RyanFrom The Cellar: Central Waters Bourbon Barrel Barleywine 5 Year Vertical (2009-2013)
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Southern Illinois Soda Maker “Excels” At More Than Just Pop

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We’re not going to lie: we were a little leery when we first saw that family owned, southern Illinois soda maker Excel Bottling Company was venturing into the world of beer and starting a brewery. At the time, we wondered: Just because you own a bottling line and it’s easy to start making beer, does that necessarily mean you should? …

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Metropolitan Brewing: Maybe A Tasting Room Is In the Distant Future?

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Metropolitan Brewing has long been one of our go-to breweries for incredibly solid, well-crafted lagers, and in the constant rush of stories about This Week’s New Craft Brewery some of the news about their expansion seems to have gone unnoticed. It was just under a month ago that the Red Eye published this story about the plans to find a …

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