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Founders Azacca IPA is worth waiting for

Founders Azacca IPA is worth waiting for

We’ve featured Founders Brewing Company many times in the past due to their outstanding craft beer, as well as their dedication to the craft brewing industry and to the quality of all of their brews.  Today we’re taking a look at Founders Azacca IPA, which is a seasonal brew from Founders and well-worth waiting for.  This brew won’t come available again until January, as it just finished its run at the end of March, but you might be able to find some for trade if you’re lucky. Founders is always providing us with new reasons to love craft beer Founders […]

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Apr 27, 2017

Our Journey

Heading Upland with some Helios Pale Ale

Heading Upland with some Helios Pale Ale

Upland Brewing has a great variety of brews on the market, including their stunning Helios Pale Ale, which rings in at a modest 5% ABV and weighs heavy on the scales of flavor.  The brew, created and named to show their dedication to becoming a greener brewing company in the craft brewing industry, has an outstanding flavor profile, interesting and luscious aromas, and pairs really well with a variety of foods including rich and hearty meats and stews. What is Helios Pale Ale about? Helios Pale Ale was named for the serious steps being taken at Upland to reduce their […]

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Apr 26, 2017

Our Journey

Banger Brewing: Downtown Vegas never tasted so great

Banger Brewing: Downtown Vegas never tasted so great

Las Vegas, the hottest tourist spot in the United States for those who love bright lights, ringing machines, lots of gambling, and apparently, great craft beer.  When we were told about Banger Brewing Company, we weren’t really surprised that there would be a craft brewery in Las Vegas.  However, we were surprised at how popular this brewing company has already become, given the many things there are to do in Las Vegas (and the fact that casinos serve drinks). Instead of having watered down drinks in one of the many casinos, you can just pop on over to Banger Brewing […]

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Apr 25, 2017

Our Journey

From Nevada to Illinois: A journey in collecting craft brews

From Nevada to Illinois: A journey in collecting craft brews

Recently our resident Portaholic decided it was time to relocate across the United States.  Loading up her truck, she and her husband set out from the high desert of Nevada and headed for the lovely, green, luscious Midwest and they could not have left at a better time (as they just barely missed some pretty heavy snowstorms).  Here is her take on the journey, as well as her list of brews she decided to collect for “research purposes” along the way. “Traveling 1,700 miles wasn’t a daunting concept.  Having to drive a mere 25 mph on an interstate, going down […]

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Mar 14, 2017