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Chocolate Reign Beer Review

AboutĀ 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.Ā 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...

A Guide To Vertical Beer Tastings

A vertical beer tasting is trying multiple years of the same beer at once. Beer drinkers plan these types of tastings so they can experience the nu...

A Practical Guide To Cellaring Beer

Most beer is meant to be consumed as fresh as possible, however, certain styles of beers can develop interesting, nuanced changes over time as they...

5 Repeal Day and Prohibition facts you probably didn't know about

December 5 is "Repeal Day" - the day we pay homage to that oh-so-blessed day back in 1933 when we got off our collective asses and finally repealed...

How to tell if your beer glass is actually clean

This is a simple trick you can use to tell if your glassware atĀ theĀ home (or when you're out) is actually clean. Look at your beer and see if you n...

How to properly clean your Teku glass (and other stemware)

Some beer glasses and tasters you can simply pop into the dishwasher and call it a day. However stemware like the Teku glass and any glass style wi...

6 Unique Gifts for Craft Beer Lovers (And What To Never Buy Them)

When you have that reputation in your family or friend circle you inevitably find yourself on theĀ receiving end of lots of well-intentioned but abs...