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Summertime Saisons

by erikka 13 years ago

I'm a big fan of the Dupont Farmhouse Saison and would like to try saisons from other breweries. Had Smuttynose's last night, it was sort of blah. Any other recommendations - I tend to like these a...

Heads Up For Southern Beer Hounds

by ChinoWayne 13 years ago

There is a thread going on now on the South board about the availability of beers for shipping from Vintage Cellar, in Virginia: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/308052

So Happy I live in San Diego

by Pancho 13 years ago

Just stumbled on this site, and thought I'd share my happiness and pure luck of having SD as my home town - Stone, Alexmith, Alpine, Pizza Port, Green Flash, etc. are always available and often on ...

Portland Oregon Micro Brew scene

by MarkG 13 years ago

i read in the NY TIMES that Portland ore is a micro brewery and micro brew mecca. what are the best micro breweries and micro brews there??

Sam Adams Black Lager

by Josh 13 years ago

Just saw this today at the grocery store, figured it'd be worth a shot. It's not bad, certainly, but it's also not Kostritzer. Has kind of an odd tang to it. Anyone else tried it?

What Beer to go with Chinese food?

by wanderlustre 13 years ago

Hey guys, I'm looking for beers to pair with Chinese food. I work a bar in a Chinese restaurant and I've been bringing in beers for the boss man to try. It seems like a lot of Chinese folks (I'm Ch...

Seeking a very beery apple beer

by Pei 13 years ago

Most things labelled apple beer are too sweet for me to consider "beer". And while I love a good bottle of French apple cider, sometimes I want something with more beer flavor. Lambic is closer ...

Sixpoint Craft Ales

by erikka 13 years ago

I've noticed them popping up around Brooklyn and have only tried the Sweet Action (excellent summer beer and an easy drink - maybe a little too easy) and the Brownstone (good, not big on browns). D...

McNeil's K├Âlsch availability?

by itaunas 13 years ago

I have always been a huge fan of McNeil's and it is distributed here in Massachusetts by Craft Brewer's Guild. I have gotten a couple of local liquor stores to carry it. However, when I have trie...

kolsch style beer by any other name...

mr mouther
by mr mouther 13 years ago

I love kolsch style beer but find it hard to track down in the states (southerncal specifically.) I've heard it can go by a couyple different names here, like "blonde." Well, I tried a couple beers...

Holiday Wine Cellars (San Diego)

by Josh 13 years ago

Just went there this AM for my bi-monthly beer re-stocking trip. They've expanded their selection considerably! Huge selection of Belgian obscurities as always, but they've added a bunch of Germ...

Beer cocktails like the beer Bloody Mary

by rworange 13 years ago

So this question is coming from a discussion about a Mexican beer cocktail called a chevela - 1 part Clamato; 2 parts Beer; 1 squirt Lemon Juice; 3 dashes Tabasco Sauce; 2 drops Worchester Sauce. M...

WSJ: Czech beer tour

by Sir Gawain 13 years ago

There's an article in today's WSJ about beer tourism in the Czech Republic, highlighting several small and microbreweries, notably Stramberk in North Moravia, one of my personal favorites. The a...

Favorite English bitter?

by monkeyrotica 13 years ago

After avoiding ales for most of my adult life, I've developed a taste for Redhook ESB. Tried the IPA and found it too hoppy and metallic for my taste. Tried Fullers ESB and liked it. Don't care for...

Does anyone know if you can get Staropramen in Southern California?

by mattesq 13 years ago

I had it all through europe last summer and it was amazing. Any leads would be greatly appreciated.

Bluebird Bitter from Coniston

by joypirate 13 years ago

Is delicious. I just thought you all should know. It's smooth, summery, perfect hop-balance. Ideal for sitting on a deck and not doing things you should be doing. http://www.conistonbrewery.com...

FIrestone Beer at Costco

by kellithina 13 years ago

I was in the Westlake Village (CA) Costco yesterday, and was very pleased to see cases of Firestone Lager (my fav) and Ale for $20.99 a case. They said they were testing it to check the sales volume.

Michelada mixes?

by rworange 13 years ago

Has anyone tried MicheMix to make a Michelada? If so, do you have a preference for the flavors - Salimon, Original and Original Picante? http://www.mexgrocer.com/6401.html Or do you have ...

Fat Tire on the East Coast, specifically NYC...

by subinai 13 years ago

On the Fat Tire website it says its not being shipped to the east coast. I read in another post that its been spotted in a bodega in the East Village. So, my question is has anybody seen it on t...

mexican beer

by zach 14 years ago

I discovered a beer in Mexico this week that was really very high quality for a mass produced beer. Victoria Negra, better than any other Mexican beers I have had.

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