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Triumph the Insult Comic Dog takes on the Great American Beer Festival

Like many of you, I didn’t make it out to the Great American Beer Festival this year.  But luckily for us, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog did, taking to the floor and asking all the right questions, gems like “Tell me, what beer pairs best with a TV dinner and a broken marriage?” and, upon […]

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Q&A with “Brew Dogs” Executive Producer Jared Cotton

It turns out I was right – the same attention-seeking antics that made me so exasperated with James Watt and Martin Dickie, the Scottish brewing duo behind the brewery BrewDog, have me totally digging their new TV show Brew Dogs, which premieres tonight on the Esquire Network (which up until yesterday was The Style Network). […]

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Can “Brew Dogs” thrive where “Brew Masters” failed?

. . If you’re a long-term reader of this blog, you know I have a thing against the blokes from BrewDog, the Scottish craft brewers that pumped out such undrinkable, attention-whoring beers like Tactical Nuclear Penguin, The End of History (featuring roadkill stuffed with bottles), and Royal Virility Performance, a beer brewed with Viagra to celebrate […]

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About Face: Beer Commercial Spoils Boradwalk Empire Character

You don’t have to watch Boardwalk Empire religiously to admire the work of actor Jack Huston.  He plays WWI veteran Richard Harrow, a Wisconsin boy who went to war and came back missing half of his face.  Harrow is all grizzled on the outside and seldom speaks, but when he does it’s slowly and with […]

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Top 5 Beer, Whiskey and TV Pairings

More and more, folks are getting into pairing beer with food, and why not? The right marriage of beverage and bite can take your enjoyment of both to levels unreachable when tasted separately.  I’m just getting into food pairings and can’t wait to taste all the possibilities. One thing I’ve been into for awhile is […]

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