Month / December 2008

Deschutes BreweryBend, ORUSA Preface: This sample arrived in good condition, chilled and nestled in Styrofoam “peanuts.” The promotional material included has not been read as of this tasting. The fact is I can’t find it. So based only on my vague memories of their 2007 version, I will begin the tasting of Abyss 2008. (The […]

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Magic Hat Brewery and Performing Arts Center5 Bartlett Bay RoadSouth Burlington, VT 05403USA Preface: This bottle has been well cared for despite its age. (It is a pre-election offering by the folks at Magic Hat.) The promotional material for this brew can’t be found so I’ll just take the label information at its word… The […]

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Magic Hat Brewery and Performing Arts Center5 Bartlett Bay RoadSouth Burlington, VT 05403USA Preface: The good folks at Magic Hat sent me this bottle of Roxy Rolles Winter Seasonal Ale along with their Braggot. The promotional material that came with these brews was dated 17 October 2008. It has had plenty of time to settle […]

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Grand Teton Brewing Co.430 Old Jackson Hole HighwayVictor, ID 83455USA Preface: I apologize for the crude bottle adornment. The folks at Grand Teton ship their samples in “barely marked” bottles. This one was shipped 8 October 2008. This sample came with the XX Bitch Creek sample and the good folks at Grand Teton neglected to […]

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Magic Hat Brewing Company and Performing Arts Center5 Bartlett Bay RoadSouth Burlington, VT 05403 Preface: Not too many days ago (18 October 2008) I received this sample from the folks at Magic Hat Brewing Company and Performing Arts Center. (Rather a fine full moniker eh?) This time I did peruse the promotional literature and was […]

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