Tag Archives: stout

Brooklyn Brewery Black Ops: To Each Their Own

I have a confession to make.  I’ve never had a beer from the Brooklyn Brewery that made me go “wow.”  Actually, the other night at my company holiday party I had a Brooklyn Pilsner and a Brooklyn IPA, and both made me go “meh.”  I respect the heck out of Brooklyn brew master Garret Oliver […]

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Victory Dark Intrigue: How Geeky Victory Can Be

The Victory Brewing Company most people know from the shelves of their local beer store offers a solid line up of big character beers.  They don’t do many limited-release highly hyped beers, but the variety and the quality of their everyday beers are as good or better than just about any brewery out there.  Solid, […]

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Smuttynose Imperial Stout: The Strong Silent Type

I don’t think I’ve ever had a bad beer from Smuttynose, and I know I’ve had a few that were very good.  But for some reason I usually pass them over in the beer aisle.  I think it might be their packaging, as while some brewers scream for attention at the shelf, Smuttynose seems content […]

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Weyerbacher Tiny: Can a Beer Stop Time?

There was this made for TV movie that fascinated me when I was a kid called The Girl, The Gold Watch & Everything.  It starred Robert Hays, the guy from Airplane!, as a fella who inherits this gold watch from a rich relative and it allows him to stop time. In the process, he wins Pam Dawber’s […]

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I’m Going to be VERY BAD this Year!

It’s a threat as old as Christmas. If you’re a rotten kid, you’ll wind up with a lump of coal in your stocking. It’s the ultimate Christmas FAIL, the dark reward for a pattern of anti-social behavior. Well, I’ve found a lump of coal that’s so delicious, I’ve decided to be very bad from here […]

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