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Trust Me, I'm a Beer Specialist

I was a Beer Specialist. Honestly. It’s not a flippant confession to former alcoholism (if anything I’m still very much a ‘beer specialist’ in that sense), but it was my actual job. 1,809 more words


McSorley's Old Ale House

15 E 7th St. New York, NY 10003 • (212) 473-9148 • mcsorleysnewyork.com

While she doesn’t look like much from the outside (pictured), lurking beneath it’s semi-disheveled black and green exterior is one of the best bars in the entire country. 301 more words


Mornington Brown Ale - Mornington Peninsular Brewery (AUS)

“Be true to the beer and those who drink it” is the motto of the Mornington Peninsular Brewery in Victoria. It had been a while since I’d tried a brown ale, having once been a fan of the “old dog”, the famous ‘ 197 more words


Guinness: West Indies Porter

Guinness: West Indies Porter
ABV 6%

Yesterday I had the grand total of one sip of a very disappointing Guinness Nigerian Extra Stout, which thanks to a break in the bottle was off; dead as a dodo, flat as a pancake. 93 more words


Beer Wednesday - Festina Pesche

Happy Beer Wednesday, and happy Thanksgiving!

Since I’m in complete denial about it being the end of November and the miserable weather in the northeast, I’d like to present a beer that I think tastes a ton like summer, Dogfish Head’s Festina Pesche. 135 more words


Brew Barrel, it couldn't be easier to brew your own beer!

A couple of weeks ago I was emailed by Brew Barrel and asked if I’d like to try out one of their brew kits. I’m generally open to trying new things, especially so when it comes to beer so I agreed to give it a go. 372 more words

Heavy Seas Great'ER Pumpkin

Here is the last of the pumpkin beers I bought for the Halloween season.  It’s another Heavy Seas offering, but instead of a perennial or even just a regular seasonal, the Great’ER Pumpkin is part of Uncharted Waters, a line of beers that have been aged in a wood barrel.   460 more words