Belgian Dubbel

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He'Brew Rejewvenator 2013

Saturday, 04 October 2014 19:00
He’Brew Rejewvenator Dubbel Doppel (2013), Shmaltz Brewing Company, Clifton Park NY Style: Dubbel/Doppelbock ABV: 8.00% I love darker, more robust beers. The Belgian Dubbel is a good example. It’s complex and tasty, but something that a non craft beer drinker could enjoy right out of the gate. The Doppelbock is another example. It tends to be a little more bitter to…

What's a Trappist?

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 19:00
What is a Trappist, you ask? And why should you care? Well, you don’t necessarily have to care, but if you like beer, you’d be remiss in not trying some (or all) of the Trappist Ales. A Trappist actually refers to a monk of a particular religious order. They originated in the monastery of La Trappe, France, hence the name.…

If you like that (Fat Tire), try this #1

Friday, 18 April 2014 19:00
This is the first in a series of articles, "If you like that, try this".  I asked a few colleagues who are just getting into craft beer what their favorites were. One responded with Fat Tire and the other with Newcastle Brown Ale. Fat Tire is an American amber/red ale and Newcastle is an English brown ale. They are both…