Tag: ale

Dec 11 2010

Svytury’s Baltijos

Birdsboro Beverage Company had a beer tasting today.  It was before noon, but I won’t get into that.  After some mild twisting of my arm, I decided to give it a go. They were offering some different varieties of Svytury, a Lithuanian beer company located in Klaipėda, Lithuania. They were offering: Baltas – an unfiltered …

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Nov 14 2008

Tetley’s English Ale

My buddy at the beer distributor gave me a sample of Tetley’s English Ale. The can contains a widget similar to a a Guinness Draught and pours with the same type of carbonation and frothy head. The main difference is the color; the Tetley’s is a light caramel brown with a pale yellow head. The …

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May 02 2008

Carlow O’Haras Irish Red

I had seen this beer at the beverage store and have always meant to try it. The $45/case price tag was a bit of a deterrent. I usually buy Guinness when I choose to drop that kind of coin for beer, but I figured what the hell. The beer pours a reddish copper with white …

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Mar 12 2008

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

Well I switched back to domestic beer for now. I picked up a case of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale from Chico, CA. This is a very good and smooth Pale Ale that pours dark amber with a nice thick cream colored head. The body is light and full of hops, which leaves a clean lingering …

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Jan 09 2008

Stoudts Winter Ale

Good beer. Nice Winter brew. Reminds me of Sam Adams Winter Lager, except the yeast fermented on the opposite side. Here’s the review from RateBeer.com.

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Oct 24 2007

Dogfish Head Indian Brown Ale

Good Beer. Light brown sugar taste in a pleasantly hoppy ale. Tastes almost like a oatmeal stout but just a little sweeter. Here’s the review from RateBeer.com.

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Nov 13 2006

Sam Adams

While sitting here waiting for Monday Night Football to resume from halftime, I started listening to Dust.wav by Perpetuous Dreamer (Armin van Buuren) and I thought how Sam Adams has not made a poor beer. I have had several varieties of Sam Adams over the years and can’t think of a single variety that I …

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