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Sparging The News: Galactic is Back, Fountainhead Gets Wet, Two Brothers Take Over

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When it merits, we will bring you the relevant, generally-Chicago-centric information about what you’ll be imbibing around town.  Here’s what’s running through our Mash Tun of Information: Way before the nation went Canadian Breakfast Stout crazy, the city of Chicago went mildly mad for Galactic Daisy Cutter, a specialty Half Acre brew “jam packed with sticky Galaxy hops” that sold …

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Review: Dogfish Head/Three Floyds Poppaskull

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Dogfish Head & Three Floyds say: “Poppa Skull is the reciprocation-collaboration between Dogfish Head and 3 Floyds Brewing Co. Our brothers from another out in Indiana. The first beer we did together at 3F, Popskull, was a high-gravity dark lager aged on chunks of our palo santo wood. Poppaskull is similar in abv, a sipper that will age well, also …

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1 Year of GDB: Ryan’s Top 5 Beers Thus Far

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Lists!  Everyone loves ‘em.  And as such, we figured that with one full year of Guys Drinking Beer reviews and coverage in the books, we’d go back and take a look at the 5 beers that are still yanking our heartstrings.  Beers that we wish we were still drinking at this moment, and forever and ever, amen.  Beers that were …

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Review: Dogfish Head/Stone/Victory Saison du BUFF

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The breweries say: “Plans call for Saison du BUFF to be a 6% alc/vol Saison brewed with parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. This beer will be brewed three times, once at each brewery using the same recipe.” Dogfish Head/Stone/Victory Saison du BUFF Saison, 6.8% ABV We dug into the herbal threesome that is the Saison du BUFF romantic triangle of …

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Pumpkinsanity Review: Dogfish Head Punkin Ale

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Dogfish Head says: “A full-bodied brown ale with smooth hints of pumpkin and brown sugar. We brew our Punkin Ale with pumpkin meat, organic brown sugar and spices. This is the perfect beer to warm-up with, as the season cools.” Dogfish Head Punkin Ale Pumpkin Ale, 7% ABV Karl: The DFH was another of the first pumpkin beers I stumbled …

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Review: Dogfish Head Bitches Brew

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Dogfish Head says: “In honor of the 40th anniversary of the original release of Bitches Brew, Miles Davis’ 1970 paradigm-shifting landmark fusion breakthrough, we’ve created our own Bitches Brew – a bold, dark beer that’s a fusion of three threads imperial stout and one thread honey beer with gesho root, a gustatory analog to Miles’ masterpiece. Featuring the album’s iconic …