Perfect beer for Sushi

January 30, 2011

If your like me then you love Sushi and Beer. I have now found the perfect
beer to drink while having some Tuna roll, Yellow Tail, Salmon roll or
Crunchy spicy tuna (My favorite). That beer is Dogfish Head's "Pangaea"

Brewed with ingredients from each and every continent, this is slightly spicy ale, with a mouthful of rich flavors.Made with 7 different ingredients. It is made from Crystallized ginger from Australia, Water from Antarctica, Basmati rice from Asia, Muscavado sugar from Africa, South American quinoa, European yeast, and North American maize.

To me when I drink this beer it reminds me of the little pieces of ginger that
I get when I eat Sushi. Pangaea has a wonderful refreshing body to it. The
ginger comes out the most in my mind with just a hint of spice in the
background. This is why to me that Pangaea is the prefect beer to pair with
sushi. Of course it would also go really well with vegetables, pasta or a nice
grilled salmon in a lemon butter sauce.

A must try for any beer lover.


DuClaw 22oz Beers Coming Soon!

October 9, 2010
Have you ever been to Duclaw brewery? Well you should. If you have then
you know how good there beers are. Not to long ago DuClaw Brewing Co
bought a bottle line and are now bottling some of there favorite beers.
Their very first beer that they bottled was their Devils Milk. Now out on
there list is their Serum, Nemesis, Colossus, Black Jack Stout.
DuClaw is only bringing these beers out in 22oz bottles.

DEVILS MILK: This Barleywine style beer is “dry-hopped” (hops are added after fermenta...
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2009 winners of the Letter of Marque home brew Competition.

June 6, 2010

Winners Frank Butt and Neil Heinlein from the 2009 Letter of Marque Home brew Competition worked along side the brewers of Clipper City Brewing Co. to create this one time special release. Letter of Marque will feature a different beer every year selected from Clipper City's national homebrew competition. Historically, a Letter of Marque was a document that made a Pyrate a legitimate professional. Hence, Letter of Marque makes a home brewer a legitimate professional as well.

This Years Le...
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For the Hop Heads!

June 6, 2010

Do you like hoppy beers? Are you a hop head? Did you just say yes to
both questions? Then Dogfish's seasonal beer called "Squall" is the
beer for you. "Squall" is a 90 minute unfiltered IPA, 100% bottle-conditioned,
super-pungent imperial I.P.A. clocking in at 9% ABV and dry-hopped with
Palisade, Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade, CTZ, and Willamette hops.

This beer pours a very nice orange/gold color with a nice thick head.
On the nose you get caramel, pine, bitterness, and a hint of fruity
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The Milk Man Cometh

March 27, 2010
If you live in the great state of Maryland then you might have heard of a brewery called "DuClaw", Once upon a time the only way to taste the greatness that comes from DuClaw is to go to their place. But not any longer. DuClaw a couple of months back bought a bottling line and have started bottling their own beers. Their First beer off the line is their number one selling seasonal "Devil's Milk", which is done in the style of a Barleywine Ale. Devils Milk is not like other Barleywine ales, th...
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Sierra Nevada Collabortion

January 26, 2010

March of 2010 will see the first of four beers in a series of collaborative projects with America’s craft-brewing pioneers: Fritz Maytag of Anchor Brewing; Jack McAuliffe, founder of New Albion Brewery; and authors, homebrewers, and beer advocates Fred Eckhardt, and Charlie Papazian. Together, this group is credited as ‘the men who launched a thousand breweries;’ and without them, our current day craft-beer-renaissance might never have happened.

“We wanted to pay tribute to the orig...

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Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout.

January 5, 2010
Today I want to talk about a beer made the
Lagunitas Brewing Company. This beer is
Lagunitas's seasonal beer called
"Cappuccino Stout." Hands down this has
become the best coffee stout I have ever tasted.

Cappuccino stout smells of roasted coffee beans,
in fact if you were to be blindfolded and took a great
big sniff of this beer you would think that you are
about to drink a cup of coffee. On the palate you get
that great bitter coffee taste, but with a nice creamy
smooth finish. This is a wel...
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Raging Bitch

December 26, 2009

One of my favorite brewing companys (Flying Dog)
have come out with there 20th Anniversary beer.
Raging Bitch is a traditional Belgian style IPA.

The beer itself, an American IPA fermented with Belgian yeast, is beautifully balanced between the Belgian fruity and citrus hop characteristics at the relatively high alcohol at 8.3% ABV. Raging Bitch comes on the heels of Flying Dog being honored as Mid Sized Brewing Company of the Year at this year's Great American Beer Festival Flying Dog and af...

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Kosher Beers, Did you Know?

November 23, 2009

So one day at work I was trying to find new kosher wines
to bring into the Wine shop that I work for. Thats when
I came across something that I never knew before.
Whats that you ask? Well let me tell you, did you know
that there are alot of Kosher beers out there. I know what
your thinking sure you might have heard of a beer called
He'brew (The Chosen Beer) which such beers as their 
Messiah Bold, Genesis Ale, and many more. But did you
know that such beers as Blue Moon, Killians Red, Miller, ...

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Vermont Beers

November 4, 2009
So I have just gotten back from my trip to Massachusetts
and Vermont. While there of course I went to a couple of
breweries. Along my travels I went to the Salem Brew
Works (Salem, MA), Harpoon (Windsor, VT), Magic Hat
(South Burlington, VT), and Rock Art Brewery
(Morrisville, VT). All of them I recommend, all have great
beer. If you ever great a chance to make it out to Salem,
or Vermont, here are the beers that I recommend with
each of the breweries. 

Salem Brew Works: Salem Pale Ale, Octobe...
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