Month / July 2014

Jack the Horse Tavern, 66 Hicks St., Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201 Pictured above: 1)      Victory Pils & Chorizo, Cannellini Beans, Grilled Kale and Roasted Grape Tomatoes 2)      Victory Pils & Grilled Berkshire Pork Rib Chop, Organic Grits Cake, with Pickled Jalapenos, Grilled Peaches and Black Eyed Peas. 3)       Mousse & Cocktail CLICK ON MENU TO Read More

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From the Web… Hop to it on microbrew tour Post-Bulletin PITTSBURGH — Tour guides not only should be knowledgeable, but also able to convey information in a fun and engaging way. In Livermore wine country, craft brewers and the city build beer industry together Tri-Valley Herald Hoping to cash in on a booming business, Livermore Read More

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The Runner, 458 Myrtle Avenue , Brooklyn, NY   (Yes… I ate two dozen oysters… ) (And the hanger-steak pictured below.)     (Dark items pictured above…) 2 GL L’Aumerade (@10.00/ea)                             20.00 1 Other Half IPA                                                  7.00 1 Two Roads                                                         6.00 2 Two Read More

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Druthers Brewpub, Saratoga, NY Druthers can be found on a popular stretch of Broadway in the center of Saratoga Springs, NY. A wrought iron gate opens to a patio that offers outdoor seating in good weather. The main building houses the brewery and the restraint, bar and gift shop. As you shal see in the Read More

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Sip, Taste & Brew Notes for Grand Teton Bone Warmer Imperial amber Ale My Thoughts: This is a brew that should be shared. First, it comes in a 750 ml. bottle and second, it is 8.2% alcohol by volume. Needless to say, after looking at the technical data below, and noting the hefty alcohol content, Read More

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Tasting Notes for Magic Hat Heart of Darkness Stout: My Thoughts: Here is one of the seasonal beers from Magic Hat Brewing Co. that has been in their portfolio for a few years and there is a good reason for that. It is an opaque deep brown colored stout that, when a light is shown Read More

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Beer Brewing for Everyone by Michael Hlatky Full Disclosure: For all you legal eagles and such, this book was sent to me a number of months ago by a media person from Schiffer Publishing Ltd., as a review book. Soon after, I inked a contract with the same publisher to write a book that is Read More

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Tasting Notes for Soul Shine Belgian-Style Pale Ale: My Thoughts: This is one of many “summer-cooler” beers that are on the market. The addition of citric flavored beverages to beer has a long tradition. Summers past would not have beer as tolerable without a Shandy or two or three. The plethora of citric flavored beer Read More

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Sixth Annual July Good Beer Month™ Features Craft Beer Jam, Film Festival, Best of Boroughs Beer Sessions Radio™ and The Good Beer Seal are gearing up for the Sixth Annual July Good Beer Month™! We will be celebrating good beer all month long at the Good Beer Seal bars, as well as at WNYC’s The Greene Read More

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