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Bits and Brews 011: Oskar Blues Death By Coconut & Street Fighter x Mega Man

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Your vote counts! Death By Coconut is a winter seasonal from Oskar Blues Brewery out of Colorado and North Carolina. It was released nationally for the first time in 2015 and became a smash hit. Originally released only in their tap-room and at beer festivals, demand for this beer was so intense that the brewery had no choice but to release the beer into the wild. (and we are damn lucky that they did) DBC is an Irish Porter. Porters gained fame in the 1700’s…

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Bits and Brews: Stone Master of Disguise & The Unfinished Swan

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Your vote counts!   Featured Contributor: Dan Ryan @DannyRyan Disclaimer for this post, my beer suggestion this month is not readily available any longer. You may be able to find it on a shelf near you, especially if you are located near Stone, or you may need to trade for it or for a beer similar in nature like Naughty Sauce from Noble Ale Works. It’s worth it though. Stone Brewing Company out of San Diego, California has been in the craft brew game for a long…

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Bits and Brews: Anderson Valley Blood Orange Gose and Ducktales Remastered

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Your vote counts! Around on and off since the early 1600’s, the Gose (pronounced goes-uh) style has seen a recent resurgence in popularity. And with good reason. The beer, a sour wheat beer, is incredibly refreshing any time of year. It pairs very well with food and its low ABV makes it one of the more sessionable beers on the market. There are a number of craft brewers around the United States brewing a Gose as part of their regular lineup. Lost Nation out of…

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Bits and Brews: 006 Calm Before the Storm & Mega Man Legends

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Your vote counts!Featured Contributor: Dan Ryan @DannyRyan Greetings fellow readers and drinkers. My name is Dan Ryan and I am one of the new contributors here at Sommbeer. I’ve been writing a series of articles for www.geekade.com pairing craft beers with video games. Everyone does the food pairings, everyone does reviews, but as far as I could tell, not many places were pairing craft beer with video games. As a primarily geek culture site, Geekade seemed the perfect place to start the Bits and Brews series. Until…

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