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My Eloquent Pumpkin Beer Rant

most people don't buy a lot of pumpkin beers, so that means it becomes a race to see who can get their beer on the shelf first. Over time this led ...

Summit Beers: Tips for Packing Beers for Hikes

Going on hikes and backpacking trips are some of my favorite hobbies, but where I really shine is picking the perfect summit beers to enjoy at what...

Pairing beers and cigars

Like with beer, pairing cigar and beers is all about your preference. However, a good rule of thumb is to match the color of the wrapper with the c...

Duck Duck Gooze Beer Review

Duck Duck Gooze is a blend of one, two and three-year-old blonde sours, and is released every three years by The Lost Abbey. It was first released ...

The 6 Things Every Brewery Taproom Should Have

I’ve spent countless hours in breweries across the United States and the world, and during that time I’ve discovered there are 6 things every brewe...

Easy-to-find beers to start your cellar

Here are some easy-to-find beers that are perfect to start your cellar. These should be readily available to most people in the United States, and ...

Chocolate Reign Beer Review

About Chocolate Reign If you follow the SBG Instagram account you probably know I'm a big fan of The Bruery, especially the big boozy barrel-aged ...

Hunahpu's Imperial Stout: 5-Year Vertical Review

About Hunahpu's Imperial Stout I did a review of Hunahpu's Imperial Stout before, and thought I could also share notes on the 5 year vertical tasti...

Hunahpu's Imperial Stout Beer Review

Hunahpu's Imperial Stout, also know just as Hunahpu or 'Huna" is an 11.8% imperial stout with cinnamon, vanilla, cacao nibs and chile peppers. It's...

Pliny The Younger Beer Review

Pliny The Younger is a Triple IPA brewed by Russian River Brewing Company and released every year in February. Usually only available on draft, it...

Pliny The Elder Beer Review

Pliny The Elder is one of the most well-known and most sought after beers in the craft beer community. It was first brewed by Russian River Brewing...

What is a "whale"?

A whale is any beer an individual has been looking to find and try for a long time. Whales are usually some combination of highly rated, hard to fi...