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Review: New Belgium Eric’s Ale

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New Belgium says: “A sour beer for those who don’t like sour beers. And a fruit beer for those who don’t like fruit beers.” New Belgium Erik’s Ale American Wild Ale, 7% ABV Sayeth the Guys: Ryan: I have had this beer on tap multiple times.  Essentially, anytime I’ve run across it – I’ve ordered it. Each time it has …

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Memorial Day Drinkin’ With Shandy Cans

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For the past couple years, I’ve been a bigger fan of Leinenkugel’s summer offerings than their other year-round productions.  For a long time, the only thing I could get other than M-B-C macros on draft while visiting family in Clare, Michigan was a lonely keg of Leinie’s Sunset Wheat.  For a beer that tastes like Fruity Pebbles, it ain’t bad. …

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Review: Goose Island Pepe Nero

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Goose Island Pepe Nero Saison, 6% ABV Sayeth the Guys: Ryan: This is part of Goose Island’s Fulton & Wood series, reserved for their special, limited release beers. I had the Pepe Nero, a black Saison brewed with peppercorns, on tap at Sheffield’s.

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Review: Two Brothers Coffee Domaine DuPage

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Ryan: I had this beer on tap at Paddy Long’s in Chicago about two weeks ago.  I lucked out, it was one of the last few pints remaining in the keg.  This beer was specially brewed for the Craft Brewers Conference last month and is an off-shoot on the regular Domaine DuPage, a Biere De Garde.  The coffee version is …

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Review: Right Brain Brewery’s Honey Basil Ale

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Right Brain Brewery’s Honey Basil Ale Fruit/vegetable beer, 5.3%ABV Over the past couple days we’ve been heralding the brewing of Traverse City’s Right Brain, and it’s only fair that rather than just stick with the views of one Guy about the place, how about get everyone involved with one of the more curious brewing choices? Karl brought back a growler …

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Snapshot: Right Brain Brewery, Part 2

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If you missed it, you can find the first part of our look at Right Brain posted here. Yesterday we ran through a couple choices from Traverse City’s Right Brain Brewery, and if you want more evidence of the wide range of beers they crank out you should check the brewery’s BeerAdvocate page for selections they’ve created.  As I mentioned, …