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Invasion From Märzen.

September 22, 2017. It’s officially fall, and the tall trees tease the changing leaves from their tired green heads. But all good beer lovers know that the true season is Oktoberfest. Every Jewel Tea Company liquor department is forested with … Continue reading

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Blow The Winds Southerly.

Hail the HopKaiser, captain of U.S.S. Jeepster for your love, and we’re headed south. South-Side of Chi-town that is, and we’ll need ‘Endurance’, as we have a goodly list of breweries–I mean chores–to finish off before turning the glass. Our … Continue reading

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Breaking New Ground at Half Acre

The same breezes that stir the prairies, set the branches of the ancient cottonwoods that box the parking lot, to swaying. Late Summer HA flights and Fall’s long light enrichen the day with color and the celebration of life. Edison … Continue reading

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Buying A WarPig In A Poke.

We walk in on a Friday, late afternoon. Never been to the BYOB Thai restaurant, and never been in here either–purveyors of wine, beer and deli sandwiches. Deli creates the most traffic, but the wine and beer crowd will surely … Continue reading

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Half Acre Is Bigger Than You Thought.

Something like a ‘SCOOP’ from the Ol’ Beerlieder, for beer enthusiasts who favor the flavor at Half Acre. “There’s new territory that’s been carved out by Half Acre.” Half Acre’s Balmoral Taproom Opening Saturday, September the 9th, 2017. The long-awaited … Continue reading

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Hell Of A Hellas Helles Tale.

To celebrate our 35th anniversary, we choose comfort food–Greek food. The meal begins with a cold reception, embodied in a lukewarm smile from the server. Menus, Water, Bread, Olive Oil, and Wine list follow. It’s Greek To Me. Do we … Continue reading

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Forecast: Hazy Over New England (NE).

We learn as we drink beer. If you check out the ‘Lunar Phases’ post (directly proceeds this post), you will discover what I discovered. New beer. For the last several decades, new brew-phases (non-lunar) have effected, pulled and pushed the … Continue reading

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