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


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


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


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


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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