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To Øl Black Maria (8.1%)

Black Maria is a Black Milk IPA – at least it lists lactose in its ingredients – that’s been aged in Chardonnay barrels. Or, it’s a barrel aged Milk Stout with a hop overload. It could be any combination of … Continue reading

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Connor’s Chocolate Orange Imperial Stout (9.3%)

From now on if all Home Brewers could send me Imperial Stout made with cocoa nibs and fresh orange peel I’d be very grateful. This is astonishing. This is Home Brew? Pouring a deep dense black, the smell is a … Continue reading

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Northern Monk Brew Co. & Allgates Brewery Northern Gates (8.2%)

I’m not sure what to say about this. I really really want to love it, give it a glowing review, simper and gush over it. But I can’t. There’s a light cider vinegar hum to the aroma and a malt … Continue reading

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Beavertown Brewery Co. Lord Smog Almighty (11%)

Lord Smog Almighty is an Imperial Smoked Porter aged in Braes Of Glenlivet barrels. Put simply, it’s a ridiculously good beer. It pours a deep dark purple brown and smells of cheroot smoking red fruit pissed on rum. Smoke pervades … Continue reading

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Siren Craft Brew Whiskey Sour (10.2%)

Where do I begin? I loved Limoncello IPA, which was brewed in collaboration with Mikkeller and Hill Farmstead, and so I was a little nervous that Siren might have destroyed it by letting it lounge in bourbon barrels for a … Continue reading

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