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Groundhog Memories

Let me tell you about the time Kevin and I took our 3 kids, ages 9, 4, and 1, to Gobblers Knob for Groundhog Day… Once long, long ago, Kevin…

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Beer Can Appreciation Day – January 24

Pshhhhst! Can you hear that sound?  It’s the sound of a fresh beer opening!  Happy Beer Can Appreciation Day!  Eighty-nine years ago, in 1935, the first beer can was introduced.…

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Oktoberfest Time

Oans, zwoa, drei, g’suffa! We are in the midst of Munich’s Oktoberfest – celebrated this year from Sept. 16 to Oct. 3. It is a BIG festival, with not only…

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Beach Brews and Breathtaking Views

Driving down the pine-lined highway from Boston to Sandwich, Massachusetts, we looked forward to some good beer at Tree House Brewing Co. Fast roads gave way to weather-worn cedar shake…

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IPAs Throughout History

IPA (India Pale Ale): a hoppy beer style which was widely brewed in England in the early 1800s. British brewers double hopped the beer so that it would remain fresh…

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Guide to Session Beers

The internet says that session beers represent a growing trend in craft beers. Session-able beers typically have 5% alcohol or less. Pretty much everyone agrees that sessions are about drinkability.…

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What It Means To Be Irish In The ‘burgh

Erin Go Braugh Happy Saint Patrick’s Day When I was younger, being Irish in the ‘burgh meant watching my aunts and uncles gather at my grandparents’ home to drink Guinness…

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Thanksgiving Thoughts from a Beer Newbie

Thanksgiving week will be a sweet time for the Sanguignis — our son and his wife are coming in from Indianapolis, and it will be my mom’s 101st birthday. Celebrating…