Beer Drinking Report

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Three Beers to Try Right Now

Get your hands on Smuttynose’s Really Old Brown Dog, Magic Hat’s Plus/Minus, and Brooklyn Monster Ale.

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In Pursuit of Kate the Great

Can Portsmouth Brewery’s sought-after brew really be THAT good? We decided to find out.

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Outvoting 2 a.m. at The Hawthorne

There are lots of nice things to say about The Hawthorne, but the beer menu isn’t necessarily one of them.

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Jim Koch’s Holiday Miracle

Getting rid of the Cranberry Lambic from the Sam Adams winter mixer was a big, bold move.

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Five Great Stouts for International Stout Day

There’s nothing better than sitting back on a cold night with a pint of thick stout.

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Fenway Park’s Other Beer-Drinking Problem

The only thing worse than overpriced beer is a narrow, lousy selection of overpriced beer.

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Fruity Beer Face

Why I’m swearing off fruit-flavored beers. Forever.

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Pairing Tsingtao with Chinatown

What magic ingredient got me with Tsingtao? The water.

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A Mixer Six-Pack of Summer Beers

With summer winding down, it’s time to recap the beers that helped to make it especially great.

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Using a Hall Pass at Meadhall

Maybe we’re a little skewed in our perception, but this place is downright awful.

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The King of Craft Beer

Sam Calagione, founder and president of Dogfish Head, is the closest thing craft beer has to a rock star.

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The Double Pour at Sam’s

Nothing short of amazing. Plus: Tasting the Otter Creek Alpine Black IPA.

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Umbria Prime and The $14 Eye Roll

With that kind of service, I have a feeling the bartender might need the money.

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A Gnome By Any Other Name

... would be called Homonculus, the new, hoppy addition to Smuttynose’s Big Beer Series.

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The Best Beer. Ever?

Three cheers for the Lagunitas Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ Ale.