Monthly Archives: November 2008

poll question: what’s your favorite thing about Thanksgiving?

It’s right around the corner. Turkey turkey turkey! As my excitement builds, I want to know what excites you most about Thanksgiving. By the way, I was about to make the obligatory turkey/tryptophan joke, which is required by the FCC … Continue reading

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beer for beginners

If you’re reading this blog, odds are you either really like beer already or you are stalking me. If it’s the latter, while I am certainly flattered, I’d rather you just focus on the beer. I’m not worth stalking. However, … Continue reading

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the virtue of bad-tasting beer

I saw this on a forum today, made me laugh: “I had a Lowenbrau at a party once when I was 14. I didn’t drink another beer until I was 18.”

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poll question: Bud Light, Miller Lite or Coors Light?

This is a battle of the heavyweights. If you had to choose, which would it be, Bud Light, Miller Lite, or Coors Light? These beers represent the three top market share beers in the world. I’m curious to see if … Continue reading

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Coast arrives in Greenville

One of my favorite breweries in the Southeast, Coast Brewing Company, took its first step toward global domination and has its Rye Knot Brown Ale available at Barley’s Tap Room in Greenville, SC. This is their first beer to be … Continue reading

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poll question: favorite “flavored” beer?

Aside from the traditional beer flavor, such as hop bitterness and malt sweetness, beer can be brewed with many other ingredients to give it a variety of different flavors. This week’s question asks you to name your favorite flavored beer. … Continue reading

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November 2008 – RJ Rockers First Snow Ale

After a two month hiatus, I’m back with the beer of the month! For its triumphant return in November, I wanted to go with something seasonal, and since I have not given a shout out to the local breweries near … Continue reading

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