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Now THIS is What I call Christmas Music!

Christmas is a time of year for hanging out with the people you love, reflecting on the blessings in you life, and, if you’re basically an eight year old trapped in an adult’s body like me, begging for the things you really, REALLY WANT!! It’s also a time of music, with many artists from Burl […]

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A Totally Tasteless Holiday

It’s back to work today after a long holiday weekend, made longer by the two feet of snow that was dumped on my part of the world Sunday night.  Looks like that white Christmas I ordered arrived a day late.  No worries, as the kids and Daisy the Wonder Poodle had an awesome time playing […]

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‘Tis the Season to Give Great Beer

Christmas is a time for giving, and this weekend I learned just how nice it feels to give someone a special beer, even someone who drinks Budweiser. 

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A Beer Geek’s Letter to Santa

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Troegs Mad Elf: Christmas in October!

Sometimes things line up just right, and events conspire to create a wonderful moment.  I had such a moment last night, and it involved elves, otters and an early dose of Christmas magic. The wheels were set in motion late last week, when Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas, one of my all-time favorite Christmas shows, randomly […]

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Not THAT Michael Jackson!

My wife just gave me a membership to a craft beer of the month club.  When I asked her for details about who’s club I was now a member of, she wasn’t sure.  But she said it came down between two that looked good, and she went with the one that wasn’t affiliated with the late Michael Jackson.  […]

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Setting the Table for Christmas – What are You Serving?

Some people celebrate Christmas on the evening of the 24th, others wait until Christmas morning.  Some folks throw big family get-togethers while others keep it small and intimate.  But everyone celebrates with beer, wine and whiskey – at least folks who read this site! So how are you weaving your favorite adult beverages into the […]

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Like a Peddler Just Opening His Pack

Finally, I have gotten a good explanation for what Christmas Brews are all about.  We have spent a lot of time on this blog discussing the flavors of the season, and trying to find a brew that explains Christmas in beer.  I think we have been thinking about this all wrong.  This has got to […]

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