Monthly Archives: February 2012

What’s in a Name…Prohibition & Mason Jars?

Russian River Brewing Co. Blind Pig Located in Santa Rosa, CA, this brewery is not only know for some of the best beers in the world, but they have some great names as well: Temptation, Supplication, Damnation, Consecration, Sanctification, Redemption…yes, there’s … Continue reading

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Winter Beer Festival – What a Blast!!!

Where to begin…there’s so much I could go over, but I’ll keep the details brief and I’ll start with the morning of: Much to my surprise, I had a message and wall post from John Gonzalez (Gonzo) asking if he … Continue reading

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“Top 100 Beers in the World” – My Take

Last night, a good friend of mine, Tim, posted the following great questions on the wall of The Beer Truck: “Question for The Beer Truck: Are there any beers that you recognize as a great beer that you personally can’t … Continue reading

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Winter Beer Festival – Yes, I Actually Made a Spreadsheet

Until last Friday, I was saddened every time someone asked me if I was going to the Winter Michigan Festival. Why? Because my answer was no…but like I said, that was until last Friday. Thanks to the generosity of a … Continue reading

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A Man, his Barrel & and his Beer…Together at Last

On February 13th, after a month and two days, the oak bourbon barrels that have been sitting in my kitchen have been joined by the beer they aged: Founders Curmudgeon’s Better Half (CBH). Time for a photo shoot! The third … Continue reading

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What Do You Want Delivered…

…from The Beer Truck posts? More often than not, I write about a beer, event or story that excites me. If you look through previous posts, you’ll see plenty of examples. Whether you like those posts or not, I’m curious … Continue reading

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Aged Beer Is Great, but Drink One Now!

Last week, a friend of mine hooked me up with a beer brewed by Hopcat, called Golden Devil. In doing so, he highly recommended I save it for at least a year. As I’ve mentioned before, aging beer is a … Continue reading

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