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Summer’s Getting Shorts-er Review: Short’s Nicie Spicie

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Short’s says: “Northern Michigan spiced wheat ale. A 50% mixture of premium two-row malted barley and malted white wheat makes golden wheat ale balanced with Ahtanum and Cascade hop varieties. This ale is spiced with fresh zest of lemon and orange rind, coriander, and black peppercorns.” Short’s Nicie Spicie Spiced Beer, 5.2% ABV Sayeth the Guys: Karl: I once bought …

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Review: Goose Island Sai-Shan-Tea

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Goose Island Sai-Shan-Tea Saison, 7.5% ABV Sayeth the Guys: Ryan: This intriguing Saison is a collaborative effort between Goose Island’s Clybourn brewpub, Chuck Sudo from Chicagoist and Rodrick Markus of Rare Tea Cellar. The beer was brewed using Rare Tea Cellar’s Emperor’s Meritage Lemon tea. Chuck wrote extensively about the brew process HERE and HERE, although here is a snippet; …

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Christmas in July Cellar Review: Schlafly Holiday Ale – Culinaria

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Schlafly says: “Holiday Ale is a bottle-conditioned, English-style “Old Ale” brewed at the Schlafly Tap Room on 21st Street for Culnaria, a Schnucks market. This ale is a collaborative effort by the Brewers of Schlafly Beer and our friends at Schnucks to celebrate the ongoing revival in the City of St. Louis.” Schlafly Holiday Ale – Culinaria Old Ale, 8% …

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Review: Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale

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Oskar Blues says: “America’s first hand-canned craft beer is a voluminously hopped mutha that delivers a hoppy nose, assertive-but-balanced flavors of pale malts and hops from start to finish.” Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale American Pale Ale, 6.5% ABV Sayeth the Guys: Ryan: I picked up one lonely can of this and a single can of Old Chub at a …