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Tag Archives: Barleywine

I’m Not Drinking Non-Seasonal Beers or Whiskeys.

We all know that there is a certain order to things in the beer world, and to a lesser extent in the whiskey world as well.  For beer, Barleywines are a harbinger of spring time, IPAs make a big slpash in summer as do Saisons.  Fall leads to Marzen and Pumpking Brews and Winter is […]

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Great Divide Brewing Old Ruffian Barleywine: Unleash the Bully!

Remember Butch from the Little Rascals? He was the roughneck that always picked on Alfalfa and the rest of the “Our Gang” clan.  He was bigger, rougher, and much more bitter than the rest of them.  He was, in old timey language, a ruffian.  The kind of kid that used his size and attitude to […]

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Weyerbacher Insanity: Crazy Like a Fox

Foxes are funny little creatures.  They do things that to the naked eye seem just outrageous, but there is a method to their madness.  I once saw a fox walk right past a rabbit hole like he didn’t even know it was there, when he got out of smelling range of the prey he doubled […]

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Lakefront Bridge Burner: The Beer that Made Milwaukee Matter

In some ways, Milwaukee is the spiritual home of the Beer & Whiskey Brothers. You see, our parents were born and raised there, and they love the place so much they retired there.  Don and I have scores of cousins and aunts and uncles in those parts as well, and there’s something about the place […]

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Whose the Fairest Beer Of All?

You know we could all learn something from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.  Here is the evil queen and her magic mirror who always had to tell her that she wasn’t the fairest one of all.  Well DUH! Anyone could see that except the person themselves.  It is amazing how many people think they […]

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