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Bruery Smoking Wood: Annoyingly Close to Excellence

I recently sampled the Bruery’s Smoking Wood, a 13% ABV Imperial Porter that’s brewed with beechwood and cherrywood smoked malt and a hearty dollop of rye, and then aged in rye whiskey barrels. It got me to thinking about how something can have all the hallmarks of excellence and then leave you totally unfulfilled. Allow […]

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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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