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My Thanksgiving Beer Plan: Malty, Earthy, then Sweet

Turkey Day is tomorrow, and I’m finally getting around to planning the beer portion of the proceedings.  Last year I broke the day down into three beer courses: before the meal, the feast itself, and the afterglow.  I’m thinking along the same lines this year, with a few different beers and even *gasp* a little […]

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I’ve Begun Beer Hoarding for the Holidays

If you’re like me, then you have certain must-have beers that mark the holiday season.  And if your must-have beers are seasonal brews, you know that you must strike while the shelves are full to ensure you have what you need when those special days roll around.  For me, the holiday beer hoarding just began […]

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Three Courses of Beer for Thanksgiving Day

With Turkey Day right around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about what beers you’ll be enjoying on the greatest feast day of the year. Instead of just focusing on what to serve alongside your turkey (or deep-fried turducken if you’re Don), let’s break it down to three distinct courses: Before Dinner, […]

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Keep your Pumpkin Beer – I’m a Yam Man!

This weekend I had the pleasure of sampling Autumn Maple ale from The Bruery.  Instead of using pumpkin like many of the other seasonal ales, the Bruery decided to go with yams.  Yes, sweet, sweet yams. Are they nuts?  I wasn’t sure either and eagerly anticipated tasting this very unusual seasonal brew…

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