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Cigar and Beer Pairing for Fall and Winter

by Kyle Smith – As the seasons change, so do my tastes. Summertime is filled with light beers and mild cigars—but winter is all about the dark stouts and heavy cigars. But constantly having to find a good match of cigar to beer because my tastes are constantly changing can be a hassle! You can’t enjoy a beer fully—or a cigar fully!—on its own; cigars and beer must be experienced
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Dogfish Head World Wide Stout

by Stefan Scott – Brewed with a ridiculous amount of barley, this “very dark ale” is a great sipper, very complex & delicious. Deleware-based Dogfish Head’s World Wide Stout offers a nice, smooth dark coffee pour to near black with a  two finger beige head that the bubbly carbonation soon lessens to a thin one indeed, & little clinging lace. The aroma of this
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Samuel Adams Winter Lager

by Stefan Scott – A lovely seasonal offering from the Boston Beer Brewing Company. This beer is readily available on draught, which is a grand thing. A clear dark amber pour with a fluffy but not bubbly off-white/beige-yellow head with nice lace retention throughout. The aroma offers a spiced caramel malt as does the taste, although with a fine & not overwhelmingly nice hop floral
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‘Tis the Season for Pumpkin Beer!

 by Kevin Gibson – References to pumpkin beer date back to the 1600s, but as it grew more popular – particularly in the new world – heading into the 1800s, it wasn’t thought of as the seasonal treat beer drinkers know today. Instead, pumpkin beer came about for two key reasons: A shortage of malts, and because pumpkin beer was believed to be a healthful beverage. While European malts
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Dead Guy Ale

by Stefan A. Scott  – Oregon -based Rogue Ale’s Dead Guy Ale is  a solid classic. This is a fine beer. A hazy reddish gold pour to copper-brown with thinnish white head, but lace that sticks about. The aroma advertises the floral-piney hops more than the nice roast malts that balance it. The flavor as said, is a great balance of malt & hop, with honey & pine qualities. The
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Brewsees Eyewear (sunglasses and beer opener)

You just got off the lake and it’s time to relax. You reach in the cooler and grab a cold one, and as the sun beats down on your face you adjust – no wait – better yet, you pull off your sunglasses and use them to crack open that tasty libation. With a smile, you slide those shades back on and enjoy  a perfect day. That’s Brewsees Eyewear for you – the multi-purpose sunglasses
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Mayflower Porter

By Stefan A. Scott – Plymouth,MA Mayflower Brewing Company’s Porter is a truly fantastic offering.   A perfect pint served straight from the cask, pours nice rich dark brown with a lovely creamy tan head that stuck to the glass all the way. Nearly a stout by sight, and by taste, I’d definitely forgo a Guinness for this lovely. The aroma has a roasted
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Stowaway IPA

Maine-based Baxter Brewing Co.’s Stowaway IPA is very good, bold IPA that is considerably hoppy yet refreshing, crisp and easy to drink. Created with five different types of hops, Stowaway IPA is a dark orange  presentation with a nice head and an aroma of citrus , and grapefruit. Full bodied, the initial taste is very pleasing with a nutty, malty sweetness and some notes of passion fruit and
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Beer Soaked Ribs – Slow Cooker Recipe

By Joe Blanchard – This recipe is like a lot like many rib recipes but adding the beer helps to add flavor and tenderness. It is quick and simple to put together so you can get out the door to get your line wet. It also means if you are catching and releasing then you will have something ready to eat when you get home.  Like I stated below I prefer a plain domestic beer here but almost
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Three Floyd’s Robert the Bruce

By EZ Angler Staff – Indiana-based Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub’s Robert the Bruce ranks amongst one of our favorite Scottish Ales. Delivered by an over the top group brewers looking for the right balance but always something different, Robert the Bruce has a pleasant but not overpowering fruity aroma with almost a hint of coca. This full sided, medium bodied beer pours a
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