Beer Review – Berliner Weiss by New Glarus

While visiting New Glarus Brewing in Wisconsin on my recent trip from Idaho to Ohio, one of the beers I brought home was a Berliner Weiss that is part of their Thumbprint Series.  Beers from the Thumbprint Series are small batch beers concocted by head brewmaster Dan Carey.  According to the New Glarus website these... Continue Reading →

A Visit to New Glarus Brewing

After visiting Topping Goliath the night before, we left Decorah on Wednesday morning and set out for our next destination—New Glarus Brewing in the small Wisconsin town of the same name.  I’ve read a lot about New Glarus and their beers over the years, but since they only distribute within Wisconsin my exposure to their beer... Continue Reading →

A Visit to Toppling Goliath Brewing Co

Recently I had the “opportunity” to drive across a pretty wide swath of the country.  I purchased a 2008 Pontiac Solstice from my father who lives in Pocatello, Idaho.  To get it home I flew out to Idaho to pick up the car and drive it back to Columbus, Ohio.  I was accompanied by my 19... Continue Reading →

Beer Review – Brass Knuckles by Four Strings

Four Strings, a local Columbus brewery, recently started canning their flagship Pale Ale, Brass Knuckles.  Local canned beers are pretty rare around here, so when I visited the Four Strings Brewery last weekend I bought some to bring home for a proper review.  Four Strings partnered with a mobile canning company called Buckeye Canning out of Amherst,... Continue Reading →

Night of the Black IPAs

We’re back with another round of blind taste testing.  This time we’re tackling a relatively new but increasingly popular style of beer, the Black IPA.  As was the case with our American Robust Porter blind tasting, my friend Mark Richards organized and hosted this event in his basement on a snowy Saturday in mid-March.  Over... Continue Reading →

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