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Beer review: Stone Brewing Double Bastard Ale

American Strong Ales are kind of a generic beer style referring to any ale above 7.0% ABV. The well-respected Stone Brewing Company in Escondido, California brews some fantastic, edgy craft beers which are adored by beer geeks everywhere. They unapologetically brew beers not necessarily for the which ... Read More »

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Great American Beer Festival 2010 winners

Every fall thousands of beer connoisseurs make the pilgrimage to Denver, Colorado for the mecca of beer events, The Great American Beer Festival. Of course this festival includes the requisite sampling (guzzling) and seminars but it is also the most recognized beer competition in the world. The ones ... Read More »

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Brew review: Rogue Brewery Brutal Bitter IPA

The bitter American IPA has a relatively small but growing following. By style, the American IPA is characterized by hop flavors including citrus, pine, and floral, among others, as well as a pronounced bitterness — all courtesy of the oils extracted from the hops during the brewing process. ... Read More »