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Sweet and Bitter: Fruit IPAs

You’ve probably noticed it. A definite trend in the India Pale Ale scene that is only gaining speed as summer comes around the bend. Fruit has entered the playing field in a huge way in the last few years–though the…

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Go for a Gose

Originating in Goslar, Germany in the 16th century, this wheat beer combines fruity sourness, herbal qualities, subtle spiciness and slight salinity for a complex flavor profile. The low hop character sets it apart from many big styles on the market…

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Victory Cage Radler

Brighten up your taste buds and get ready for summer with Victory’s Cage Radler, a refreshing treat for warm weather. The lemon flavor pops in this German-inspired brew, with fresh-cut citrus on the nose and sweet lemonade on the tongue.…

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Aging Beers

Most beers are best drunk fresh, particularly those on the hop-forward side of things. But as with every rule, there are exceptions. Like fine wines, some beers dig deeper into their flavors with age, blooming into something truly extraordinary. Today,…

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Hoppy Easter

Spring has officially sprung, and that means that the humulus lupulus (otherwise known to beer-lovers as hops) are beginning to surface. While the harvest for hops is much, much later (think early fall), there is a lot of important work…

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Evolution – Pine’Hop’le

Take an IPA and add a load of pineapple juice, and you get this little golden beauty. The citrus and piney hops in this brew balance the sweetness of juicy pineapple rather well, creating a refreshing and very drinkable IPA.…

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Craft Beer Store in Springfield

Brand new, with 30 craft beers on tap at the bar and 20 refrigerated doors of bottled craft beer, you’re sure to find a few brews that will pique your interest. You can have a pint at the bar, or…

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Fat Head’s Hop Juju Limited Release

Hop Juju tastes like maybe it had a little witchcraft involved in its making. A huge blast of all your favorite hop flavors, with citrus and tropical fruits at the forefront, backed up by a light pininess. Lemon zest, grapefruit,…

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Get Lost in the Woods with New Belgium Sours

February marks a celebration of New Belgium Brewery’s wide range of lip-smacking sour brews. At the beginning of the month, they threw a big party at their brewery to showcase beers like La Folie, Transatlantique Kriek, Oscar Worthy Coffee and…

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Dark Beers for Winter

We still aren’t done with winter, folks. With the cold season still coming on strong, let’s take a moment to look at the best beer styles to warm the soul when the weather is frigid: stouts and porters.The strong, roasted…

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Summer Troegsway

Friday, June 17, 2016 | Fun, Troegs

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The beginning of summer promises the beginning of adventure; walking the streets of an unfamiliar city, floating down a lazy river, scaling that mountain you’ve only seen from a distance. And Troegs wants to celebrate that spirit. From now through…

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New Belgium Heavy Melon

Friday, June 17, 2016 | New Belgium

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There’s no doubt that watermelon and lime are key summer flavors, and this ale boldly smacks of these flavors. A sturdy malt base carries the sweet melon flavor and the tartness of lime and dryness of light, grassy hops finish…

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Mari’s 6 Pac n’ Mor

Friday, June 17, 2016 | Retailers

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If you’re looking for variety in Reading, Mari’s is the place to go. Between the huge selection of bottled and canned beer, growler service and often-changing draft list, you would be hard-pressed to not find what you’re looking for. If…

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Euro Cup

Friday, June 17, 2016 | Fun

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We’re into the second week of the Euro Cup tournament, with five rounds to go until the final. This is the 15th edition of this exciting soccer championship, and it’s a great chance to follow some fantastic teams between World…

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