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Dang. Three years already? An insane amount of beer imbibed, numerous festivals visited, a gang of folks in the business interviewed and beer events participated and arranged. What started out as my little personal notebook for tasting notes has grown into a passion and commitment. I love craft beer and the people putting their ideas, …

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Metro North’s Hudson Line extends some 75 miles north of New York City. It leaves from Grand Central Station on 42nd Street and an hour and forty­-seven minutes later arrives in Poughkeepsie. It’s a beautiful ride, hugging the Hudson River, passing through the cities and towns that dot the map just beyond its rails. One …

Continue reading – Peekskill Brewery on Water Street

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Two years ago I had honestly given up on many of the new Swedish made beer hitting the market. Not naming names, but many were faulty, either infected or with pronounced off-flavors from diacetyl, sulfites and so on. In English that’s butterscotch and burnt rubber. « We want to do more collaborations, more barrel-aging… » A …

Continue reading – Beerbliotek at BrewDog Bar Stockholm

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The craft beer revolution will not be televised, but it damn sure will be qwerty-ed online. In my pursuit of its latest triumphs I’ve travelled to the land of smiles and endless cilantro seasoned dishes. Megacity Bangkok will make a lot of things come to mind but craft beer sure isn’t one of them. The …

Continue reading – Mikkeller Bangkok on Thanon Ekkamai

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Most of us get our beers stopping by our neighborhood bottle shop on the way home from work or when we’re out shopping. We collect whatever commercial beers the proprietor has to offer us and scooch on home to enjoy the catch. Fine. However, there’s a small percentage of the beer drinking population that go …

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