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Brewer Shaves Beard, Loses Magical Beer Making Powers

It’s been well established that beer geeks and brewers love facial hair, the shaggier and scruffier, the better.  What’s less well known is that, like the biblical strongman Samson, some brewers’ magical powers lie solely in their facial hair. New Holland Brewing Company’s woodmaster Tim Faith is learning this the hard way. Up until recently, […]

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When There is No Substitute for Your Favorite Beer

There’s a moment in the movie Risky Business where Tom Cruise out-drives Guido the Killer Pimp in his daddy’s champagne gold Porsche 928.  After terrorizing the streets and alleyways of his affluent North Shore suburb, he pulls up to his parents house and proclaims to his escort girlfriend (in the douchiest way possible), “Porsche: There […]

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What’s The One Brewery You Cannot Live Without? My Choice Surprised Me

I was thinking (naturally) about beer yesterday afternoon, and came up with a question for myself – What’s the one brewery I cannot live without?  After giving it some thought, I was genuinely surprised by the outcome.

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Review: New Holland Cherry Dragons Milk Brings Out My Crazy

My buddy Rich Blair at the New Holland Brewing Company was nice enough to send me a taste of a special edition of their Dragons Milk (an amazing barrel aged stout and probably my favorite beer on the planet) that had been aged on tart Michigan cherries. This is a one-and-done brew and was (or […]

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Whatcha Drinkin’ this Weekend?: ‘It’s Good to be the King’ Edition

Well the weekend is upon us, and I’m sure a few of the greenish-blue little puppies you see above will find a new home in my belly over the next couple of days. You see, our buddy Rich Blair, the “ambassador” guy from New Holland Brewing Artisan Spirits sent me a very big bottle of […]

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New Holland Artisan Spirits: Who’s Ready for Some Double Dragon?

If science has taught us anything, it’s that everything is better when it’s wrapped in bacon.  I won’t support this assertion with examples, because we all know it’s true. The folks over at New Holland Artisan Spirits have been fooling around with whiskey for a while now, and the results have been very good.  But […]

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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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Drinking Myself Into the Dog House

I don’t know about you, but my wife has been very good about my blogging.  She has put up with the time it takes to do it, she has put up with the expense associated with it, and she has put up with the…well drinking.  See she isn’t much of a drinker herself.  Oh she […]

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New Holland Charkoota Rye: When Pigs Fly

I admire New Holland for swinging for the fences with their High Gravity series of big beers.  Some are excellent, like the oak aged Dragon’s Milk and some are very good like their Night Tripper Imperial Stout. But when you go big, you can fail big, and that’s the case with Charkoota Rye, a smoked […]

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