Month / June 2009

Deschutes Brewery Bend, OR (USA) Preface:Thanks to the folks at the Deschutes brewery, this bottle arrived in good shape. It has been kept at cellar temperature and, according to the “Best by: date of 09/18/09, it is quite young. Appearance: A sparkling clear golden brew with a fine carbonation is crowned with a white head Read More

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Angel City Brewing CompanyTorrance, CA (USA) Preface:This brew, accompanied by three others, came as a pleasant surprise last week. I had the pleasure of meeting Michael Bowe, president/brewer of Angle City Brewing at the Craft Brewers Conference in Boston this year. On the heels of the Anderson Valley Beer Festival he took the liberty of Read More

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Magic Hat Brewing CompanySouth Burlington, VT (USA) Preface:This is not the first time I’ve encountered this Wacko… On a recent road trip through New England I stopped in at the brewery in South Burlington and met Matt Cohen, the brewer of Wacko and the rest of the Magic Hat line of brews. The initial part Read More

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Magic Hat Brewing Company South Burlington, VT (USA) Preface: This sample was provided by the good folks at Magic hat, arrived in good condition and has been kept refrigerated until an hour before opening. It is marked “Please drink by the end of the month notched – Aug 09. Appearance: A very crystal clear, sparkling, Read More

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