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Deschutes Brewing The Abyss Imperial Stout 2008

I was lucky enough to be brought a bottle of Deschutes Brewing They Abyss from 2008. Wow. I could just end the review there. Wow. But, that’s not why you come to the site now, is it? Chocolate, coffee, black licorice charred molasses are all up front on the nose. As it warmed in the glass, […]


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Alaskan Brewing Birch Bock

Fresh of the plane, the latest in Alaskan Brewing’s Pilot Series is a take on the traditional dopplebock. Birch Bock features an infusion of syrup boiled down from the birch tree’s sap, which apparently yields an 80-1 ratio of gallons of sap to syrup. I read a bit about the history of this while letting […]


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Three Skulls Blackbeard Dark Lager

So, Three Skulls Brewing is a relatively new brewery here in the Northwest and they came out of the gates taking some risks (Bacon Ale anyone?) and I’ve enjoyed a couple of their offerings in the past. That’s why I was excited to pop a cap on the Blackbeard Dark Lager. Pouring a caramely brown […]