Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 27, 2011 Glass Night – Thomas Creek Novelty Beer

I went for glass night (having missed last week while I was enjoying a range of Great Lakes Brewing Products when I was back in Cleveland).  Tonight’s featured beer was Thomas Creek Orange Cocoa IPA.  This featured beer would be served … Continue reading

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Weihenstephaner Festbier

This beer is the Weihenstephan brewery’s version of the beers served by the “Munich six” for Oktoberfest. As I mention elsewhere, amber märzens are not serves at Oktoberfest. Rather, the beer served are more of a Bavarian helles lager. Gold … Continue reading

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Molson Ice

Back to the hometown on the North Coast of Ohio. Our first stop was at the in-laws. Back when we lived here, the latest beer fad was “ice beer”. It was attractive at the time since it was a higher … Continue reading

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July 6 Glass Night

It starts off well, with Spaten Lager as the Fire sale. Onto a Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen. Himmel en Bayern!! Even with all the beers on tap here, I sometimes cannot decide on what to have. The lovely bartender recommended Houblon Chouffe … Continue reading

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Harpoon UFO

I am not a huge witbier drinker. Once in a while is fine, but I don’t seek the style out. Most times, I drink witbier because it comes with a glass or I somehow end up with it. The first … Continue reading

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Harpoon Bohemian Pilsner

Picked this up as part of a variety pack from Harpoon solely to try this Bohemian Lager. The other beers (IPA, Summer, and UFO) I have had before. This is not overly malty and the hop aroma and flavor from … Continue reading

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Schlenkerla Oak Smoke Doppelbock

I have had several of the Schlenkerla rauchbiers over the years and have generally found them to be enjoyable.  I have also made two batches of beer that included smoked malt and was very pleased with the results. I had … Continue reading

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