Monthly Archives: February 2015

Central Ohio Beer Roundup 2/26/15

Lately the steady stream of news and events that I’ve come to expect from Central Ohio breweries has swelled to a torrent.  It seems like every time I check social media I come across a new piece of significant news about a … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Dark Apparition by Jackie O’s

Recently I posted the results of an Imperial Stout blind taste test that was wildly popular. If my readers want to get up close and personal with this dark and burly style of beer who am I to argue. Lord knows … Continue reading

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Imperial Stout Blind Taste Test

It’s time for another Pat’s Pints blind taste test, and what better style for surviving the cold days of winter than an Imperial Stout.  This style originated in 18th century England and was given the moniker Russian Imperial Stout because … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Firecat by Seventh Son

Of the Central Ohio breweries that distribute in big bottle format (22-25 oz) those from Seventh Son are generally the most expensive, retailing at $10.99 for a 750 mL bottle. Yet they disappear so fast that if you don’t pay … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Temporal by Actual Brewing

The latest offering from Actual Brewing Company is an abbey ale called Temporal.  A bottle of Actual beer is almost worth the asking price just for the label artwork and this one is no exception (yes I do have a … Continue reading

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Scottish ale fraternizes with exotic hops in a firkin, Friday at Smokehouse Brewing

Looking to expand your exposure to the ever growing selection of hops that are coming out? Smokehouse Brewing is here to help. Starting today they are going to be serving MacLenny’s Scottish Ale, dry hopped with rather exotic single hop … Continue reading

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Staas Brewing – A Passion for Old World Beer

Delaware, Ohio (pop ~35,000) is a charming little city located about 30 miles northwest of Columbus.  History buffs know Delaware as the birthplace of Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States, and people who follow harness racing (I’m … Continue reading

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