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When an Over-Hyped Beer Totally Under-Delivers

Some of you will cringe when I say this, but hype usually makes things seem better, at least for a little while. Being pumped up about an experience or a product can place a set of rose-colored glasses firmly on your face, which blind you to some of the shortcomings you might experience.  There’s a […]

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Dales is Dead: Long Live King Jack!

Those of you who have been reading B&WB for a while know that I’m a creature of habit, both in my daily routines, and in what I eat and drink. While I’m constantly exploring the wonderful nooks and crannies of the craft beer universe, there are two beers I have kept in constant supply at […]

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Our Latest Podcast: Fun with Barrels

Don and I fired up our cheap Logitech microphones once again to talk about one of our favorite things – libations that have spend time in barrels! We review two selections from New Holland Artisnal Spirits, including their awesome Brewer’s Whiskey (Don drank all 375ml in a single sitting!).  We also review Firestone 14 Anniversary […]

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Firestone 14 Anniversary Ale: The Turducken of Beer

Sometimes more is more.  Take the turducken for instance.  It’s a deboned chicken stuffed into a deboned duck stuffed inside a deboned turkey, and the whole thing is stuffed with stuffing.  The result is a dish that is both absurd and divine. Firestone Walker took a similar approach with their Firestone 14, a beer created […]

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