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Brewery Profile: Hess Brewing Company

Hess Brewing is all growed up now. When I first encountered Hess, it was a very small operation working out of a single bay in an industrial park. Their brewery doubled as a tasting room. There was a large refrigerator housing the kegs and bottles, a tap setup mounted onto the fridge, a bar akin
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Magic Hat #9

Beer Review: #9 by Magic Hat Brewing Company

This beer bugs me, but mainly because it bugs other people.  When I do any beer review, I do some internet research to make sure that I’m not way off base with what I’m tasting and smelling.  I’ve already mentioned my less-than-ideal sniffer, but I always like hearing that what I’m seeing, smelling, and tasting
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Beer Shirts

“You’re too old for graphic t-shirts,” she said right before she stabbed me in my goddamn heart.  Okay, so the second part isn’t true, but the quote certainly is.  Those venomous words spewed from the mouth of my beloved fiancee as we were blowing off some consumer steam after several months (weeks) of diligent, responsible,
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Jubelale

Beer Review: JubelAle from Deschutes Brewery

3.0 out of 5 Stars I want to love this beer. I want to love all winter beers. The sheer idea of trying to bottle Christmas is amazing. This one is just off. The Deschutes website says that this is “A dark, malty celebration ale with layered flavors and beautifully balanced hopping.” I agree with
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