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Review: Surly Four

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Surly Says: Surly’s Fourth Anniversary beer. An iced double espresso milk stout. In the Surly brewhouse brewing our Anniversary beers means one thing, forget what you know and try something different. Brewed with too many Espresso beans, too much Roasted Barley, and a healthy dose of Milk sugar, this Double Espresso Milk Stout has layers of chocolate, espresso and smoke …

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Review: Founders Cerise

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Founders says: Using only fresh Michigan tart cherries, this beauty tantalizes with intense flavors combined with a no hesitation malt bill. Founders Cerise Fruit Beer, 6.5% ABV Andrew: Because I was bored, and possibly selfish, I decided to knock this beer out by myself. I’m a self-admitted fan of fruit beers, see here, here and here, so I was pretty …

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Review: The Bruery’s Saison Rue

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The Bruery Says: Saison Rue is an unfiltered, bottle conditioned, Belgian/French-style farmhouse ale. This is a beer of subtlety and complexity, with malted rye, spicy, fruity yeast notes, biscuit-like malt backbone, and a slight citrus hop character. With age, this beer will dry out and will become more complex with rustic notes of leather and earth from the contribution of …

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Review: Short’s Smoked Apple Ale

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Short’s Says: Light amber ale infused with seven bushels of apple wood smoked apples.  An initial light toasted maltiness finishing strong of apples and smoke. Short’s Smoked Apple Ale Fruit Beer, 6.25% ABV When someone says “you’re probably not going to like this beer,” we’re always willing to step up to the plate and see if that claim rings true.  …

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Review: New Glarus Raspberry Tart

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New Glarus Says: Treat yourself to a rare delight. The voluminous raspberry bouquet will greet you long before your lips touch your glass. Serve this Wisconsin framboise very cold in a champagne flute. Then hold your glass to a light and enjoy the jewel-like sparkle of a very special ale. New Glarus Raspberry Tart Fruit/Vegetable Beer, 4.0%ABV Ah, New Glarus.  …