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reviewed Heineken. December 31, 2008
Heineken
While I really enjoy microbrews Heineken is a great alternative to the heaviness of the Hef's in the marketplace.   It is light and crisp with a bit of a kick ( like me). It comes in many varieties …
reviewed Guinness Draught. December 10, 2008
Guinness
Guinness is one of my favorite beers.  The thick, creamy brew feels like you're almost drinking a dessert.  Interestingly enough, a Guinness has less calories than the same amount of a regular …
reviewed Paulaner Salvator Doppelbock. October 02, 2009
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Paulaner Salvator Dopplebock
As a beer lover always searching for the best tasting beer I felt I had to review one of my favorite beer if not my favorite beer.  The Paulaner Salvator Doppelbock goes down in my books as one of …
reviewed Inukshuk IPA. October 23, 2010
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Inukshuk IPA
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head? Somewhat cloudy, roughly the color of cider. How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity? Far more subtle than IPAs tend to be but a mix …
reviewed 400 Pound Monkey English Style IPA. October 25, 2010
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400 Pound Monkey English Style IPA
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head? It pours golden and somewhat cloudy, light head that settles quickly. How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity? The nose is extremely …
reviewed White Hawk IPA. October 25, 2010
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White Hawk IPA
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head? Amber, lightly cloudy, slight head How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity? Quite sweet, mostly malt but there is something closer …
reviewed Dieu du Ciel Rigor Mortis. October 29, 2010
Dieu du Ciel Rigor Mortis
RIGOR MORTIS - a beautiful, rich coppery coloured beer that is cloudy and at best translucent. The pour produces a minimal off-white tan, very creamy head that lasts only a short time but the remaining …
reviewed Denver Pale Ale. November 02, 2010
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Denver Pale Ale
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head?      Amber and quite clear, very light head. How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity?      Very …
reviewed Saranac. November 02, 2010
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Saranac
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head?      Dark amber, head is slight and settles quickly How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity?      …
reviewed Laughing Skull Amber Ale. November 24, 2010
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Laughing Skull Amber Ale
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head? Cloudy and amber, like cider but not quite so cloudy.  It is the most foamy beer I've run into in recent memory, if pouring in a glass …
reviewed Loose Cannon IPA. December 10, 2010
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Loose Cannon IPA
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head? Pours amber and slightly cloudy, very little head. How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity? Strong hops, moderate malt sweetness and …
reviewed Bass pale ale. December 25, 2010
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Bass pale ale
OK so who the heck am I to tell you what the best beer is?  Well, let me start out by saying that as a retired Army officer and helicopter pilot, “I’ve been around the world three times …
reviewed Saranac India Pale Ale. January 24, 2011
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Saranac India Pale Ale
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head? Dark amber, mostly clear, very little head How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity? Very subtle, it has a malty smell that overrides …
reviewed Terrapin Top Karma Brown IPA. March 17, 2011
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Terrapin Top Karma Brown IPA
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head? Pours very dark brown with a mild head How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity? It does not have a strong nose but what there is is …
reviewed Shiner Ruby Redbird. July 17, 2011
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Shiner Ruby Redbird
People who frequently read my reviews know that I am quite partial to my home state of Louisiana. I always try to give as much positive feedback about my beloved Pelican State as I can. Living in southwestern …
reviewed Victory Ale Summer Love. November 09, 2011
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Victory Ale Summer Love
From Philadelphia's Victory Brewery comes Summer Love Ale. Its almost gone now. Its a seasonal and we are now heading into the winter seasonal beers. But my local liquor store in Baltimore still has one …
reviewed Bison Organic IPA. December 16, 2011
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Bison Organic IPA
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head? Largely clear and golden, medium head. How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity? Deceptively sweet -- the label says it "blends …
reviewed Gordon Biersch Czech Style Pilsner. December 16, 2011
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Gordon Biersch Czech Style Pilsner
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head? Light gold, crystal clear, light head How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity? The bottle says it is a Czech style pilsner and that …
reviewed Leinenkugel Sunset Wheat. December 19, 2011
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Leinenkugel Sunset Wheat
For those of you who aren't familiar with famous prime time cartoons, my title references that wonderful old family show where we all had a "gay old time," The Flintstones.  Fred Flintstone …
reviewed Hoegaarden. December 19, 2011
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Hoegaarden
With a coriander kick, Hoegaarden was a witbeir that surprised me a bit.  I enjoyed this wheat brew on an evening with friends.  At the recommendation of one of those friends, I decided …
reviewed LA 31 Biere Pale. December 27, 2011
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LA 31 Biere Pale
How does it look? How's the color? Clarity? Head? Deep amber color, very clear, slight head that fades quickly How's the nose (smell)? Sweet, spicy, fruity? Though it is a pale ale, the …
reviewed Guinness Draught. November 08, 2010
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Guinness
I am going to review Guinness Draft not as a beer snob but as a home brewer.  I don't drink much beer I buy because I brew enough mead and beer for myself and probably my friends too :-).   …
reviewed Brothers Reserve Prickley Pear Braggo.... November 23, 2010
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Brothers Reserve Prickley Pear Braggot (Widmere)
This is the first truly great beer from Widmere that I have tried.  To be honest, I'm not normally a fan of their beers, as I find them a little too light for my taste.  (And when I brew, …
reviewed Racer 5 IPA. November 23, 2010
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Racer 5 IPA
I haven't been a big beer drinker for probably over 10 years. Wine has been more my choice when i'm looking for an adult beverage. But we've had a couple of gastro pubs (Simmzy's which …
reviewed Racer 5 IPA. October 27, 2010
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Racer 5 IPA
This is a very well balanced IPA. I love hops but sometimes IPAs and double-IPAs can have that in-your-face-hop-pop that is a bit reminiscent of skunk. With Racer 5 you get that initial punch of hop followed …
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