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Brewery Review: Atwater Brewery – Detroit

 Featured contributor Patti  @TeacherPatti Brewery Review – Atwater Brewery – Detroit If you read anything about Detroit during that sad time known as “Prohibition”, you have probably heard street names like Riopelle, Jos Campau, and Atwater. These were some of the streets that bootleggers traveled on to get to the Detroit River, on which Canadian whiskey was being shipped in copious amounts. I happen to know that my great-grandma was a bootlegger, and I have to wonder if she was ever down at the docks to…

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Brew Pub Review : Lake Time Brewery—-Propeller IPA

Lake Time Brewery , located in Clear Lake Iowa I am a huge hop head. So I felt like I had to let everyone know about one of the greater microbrew hop beers I recently tried. The brewery is in Iowa….has anyone heard of Iowa? *snickers* Anyway, since we finally have electricity and running water, it’s a lot easier to make craft brews. *snickers* again*  The brewery is in Clear Lake, Iowa. It was started in 2012 and this is the second summer they have been…

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Jack Hammer from Arbor Brewing – Quick! Give me the Antidote I Accidently Drank a Bud – Beer Review

From David- Founder of Sommbeer: Just another lazy day on my back deck enjoying some “Outdoor Living” with my better half.  It snowed a lot last year, so we are going to enjoy every ounce of warmth this summer – even when it rains.  Today it’s raining and we are drinking a beer on the deck .  In fact, I’m drinking a 312 from Goose Island.  It’s a light beer that’s easy to drink, perfect for summer. My serene summer afternoon soon exploded with one…

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Dragon’s Milk – This Dragon has a Bite – Beer Review

Sommbeer Note: Check out the latest review from @billsbeerreport                    Dragon’s Milk Beer Review. It’s fun to run all over town, wasting my valuable free time trying to find KBS,  Blacknote and Dogfish 120.  I really have nothing better to do than befriend party store owners and beer sommeliers in the hopes of obtaining some rare and exotic beer.  It’s like having an Easter Egg hunt every weekend. Truthfully, it’s a bit of relief to have an…

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Fuller’s London Pride vs. ESB – Beer Review

It was late in the evening when I found myself in London.  I had just fallen off a 3 hour train ride from the north and was exhausted.  Loaded with with baggage and attire that screamed corporate casual I couldn’t have felt more out of place.  By day I’m a Corporate Clown  because I have to be, but by night I need to transform back into a human being.  I was now faced with transportation to my crappy hotel by Heathrow airport.  I could take the “Underground”…

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Dogfish 120 – The beer that ruined my IPA stash – Beer Review

This beer is really hard to find.  By hard I mean, I’ve developed a network of beer buddies who alert me when they find a bottle.  I have befriended a beer store owner who promised he would hide a bottle under the counter.  One guy I know got a Saturday morning call at 7am from his beer store owner.  He dashed out in his jammies and bought 2 bottles @ $8/bottle.  This is a highly coveted beer, in short supply for a limited amount of…

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Yuengling Porter – It’s not good Just good fun – Review

First, I have to admit I like Yuengling.  It’s my favorite cheapo beer. It’s not really very good and it contains lot’s of corn and maybe rice but it’s a fun beer.  For el cheapo beer it actually has some flavor. The fact that it’s not available in Michigan adds to the allure. I found a 6 pack of Yuengling porter in an old gas station in Ohio. Not exactly the perfect ambience but when I see Yuengling I buy it.   Rating: Fun but not…

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Beer Review – Expedition Stout from Bell’s Brewery – Hide this beer from yourself

This is a heavy thick beer that is expensive and needs to be aged.  I learned about the aging the hard way when I cracked open my first 6 pack last year.  I was overwhelmed with the taste of molasses and a harsh finish. After 1 year of aging this beer is amazing.  The trick is to buy this beer and hide it from yourself.  Seriously, buy it, hide it and forget it. Rating: Outstanding, will buy every year Alcohol by Volume ABV :  10.5% …

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