Monthly Archives: January 2012

Scotch & Cotton Blends, How About Beer Blends?

When it comes to Scotch, at some point I’m sure you’ve heard the term “single malt”, meaning the malt came from one distillery. If the malts came from multiple distilleries, it’s commonly referred to as “blended Scotch.” If you’re seen … Continue reading

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Bringing Together Good Friends With Beer, Wine and Italian Food to Help Another

While out for dinner with good friends last Friday, my girlfriend and I had the honor of meeting Jenna, the chef at Amore Trattoria Italiana. (We also had the pleasure of tasting some of the best Italian food we have … Continue reading

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From California to Michigan…Beer Love!!

Because of our mutual for love for great beer, I connected with a man named Steven in the spring of 2011. Specifically, our love for beer that we can’t get in our own states. Almost a year later and countless … Continue reading

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Beer Thoughtfulness…

Earlier this evening, I received a text message from my buddy Tim that he was at The B.O.B. enjoying 10 cent drafts. He was particularly fond of the Peanut Butter Stout. Shortly after that, he sent me another message with the … Continue reading

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5 Hours of Driving, 4 Hours in Line, 3 Floyds Brewery, 2 Groups of New Friends and 1 Hell of a Beer Haul

This is probably the craziest thing I’ve done to get my hands on a few amazing beers…thus far in my life. On November 12th of last year, 3 Floyds Brewery (FFF) celebrated their 15th anniversary and did so in Fabulous … Continue reading

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Founders Has Bottled a Beer That Was Aged in Barrels That Sit in My Kitchen.

Not too long ago, I wrote about four oak bourbon barrels that I acquired from Founders Brewing Co. that were used to age maple syrup and then a beer from Founders called Curmudgeon’s Better Half, which will be released in bottles for … Continue reading

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A Best Friend, Two Six-packs and the Cliché “I Love You, Man”. It’s Real!!!

Less than two weeks ago, my girlfriend, knowing my love and passion for beer, took the initiative and created The Beer Truck on my behalf. That in itself is a fun story I’ll share sometime…if you’re lucky. Early this morning my … Continue reading

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