St Bernardus Pater 6

Beer Review: Pater 6 by St. Bernardus

4.5 out of 5 Stars Belgian beers are a unique beast. Some people love them, other people are dumb. If you want an approachable Belgian beer, Pater 6 is a good choice. Lighter in both flavor and alcohol than some of the other beers from St. Bernardus, this beer has the big, Belgian, yeasty flavor
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new english brewery

Brewery Profile: New English Brewing Company

New English checks off all of the boxes on my “What I want out of craft beer” list.  I don’t actually have a physical list anywhere, but if I did, the boxes would include items such as “Is the brewery in some random, obscure industrial park?”  Yes, it is.  “Is the ‘tasting room’ really just
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barney stinson challenge accepted

(Beer) Challenge Accepted!

This post is about a simple, easy-sounding beer challenge.  Eighty beers in eighty days.  “One beer a day, how hard can that be,” asks the dumb couple who clearly doesn’t know themselves by now. Mandy and I recently moved to Encinitas, California which has a much broader selection of restaurants and bars than our previous
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comedytragedy

Tragedy

What a fitting start to my beer blog adventure.  Yesterday, I had my wisdom teeth out.  After 31 years I finally made the long overdue call to rid myself of them.  This, in and of itself, is not a tragedy.  Where things turn Shakespearean is that our home-base bar, Encinitas Ale House, just announced that
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boddingtons pub ale

Boddington’s and Beer Apps

A lot of my enjoyment of beer comes from the fact that I’m simply not a snob. This has been a common theme throughout my life. While I enjoy good music, I still get all geeked when the Black Eyed Peas come on. I like pop music for the same reason that I like Boddington’s;
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