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December 30-Into the Dark

The next to last beer of the day for 2014 is a Black IPA called “Into the Dark”. This New York beer is brewed by Saranac (F.X. Matt) and contains 6.5% ABV and has a IBU rating of 60. I was hoping for spectacular with this beer and all I got was okay. My taste […]

December 29-2XIPA-thanks Tony Jenkins

Yesterday it was a world class beer from a world class friend. How great it is that I get to do it again today thanks to Tony Jenkins my friend and buddy. Tony hooked me up with a New York beer from Southern Tier Brewing called 2XIPA that is awesome. Southern Tier is located in […]

December 27-Toasted Lager

Traveling today from North Carolina to New Jersey and back all in one day which means airport layovers. On my return flight back to North Carolina I stopped in Newark Airport’s Terminal A Ruby Tuesday to find a scarce selection of Garden State beers. The only choice was Budweiser. They did have a Blue Point […]

December 26-Pale Ale

The day after Christmas so I decided to try out my new Bottle Popper that I got in my stocking. I included a photo and love how it pops the cap off with no bending. I gave the Bottle Popper it’s first try on a beer that was part of my Saranac 12 pack. Today’s […]

December 24-Long John Lager

Very rainy and warm Christmas Eve in the Carolinas. Temperatures in the high 60’s and 3 plus inches of rain since last night. It is feeling anything but winter but I am sampling another new beer from another variety 12 pack this one from Saranac. The name of the box is 12 Beers of Winter. […]

December 11-Red IPA

This New York beer exceeded my lowly expectations. The brewery is F.X Matt Brewing Company (Saranac) out of Utica NY the beer’s name is Red IPA. It checks in at 6.0%ABV and has a IBU rating of 63. Has a slight carmel toffee flavor but packs a nice hoppy kick to it. Some of the […]

October 30-Pumking

The entire month of October I have been saving a prized beer my neighbor Kenny Biggs brought me. The New York beer I have been hoarding is from Southern Tier Brewing Company out of Lakewood NY and is called Pumking. This spice beer is about close to Pumpkin Pie as I think you can get. […]

October 28-Eye of the Hawk

Going with a strong ale tonight from Mendocino Brewing which is actually owned by United Breweries Group. United is the largest brewery in India and almost 50% of all beers sold in India come from United Breweries. My beer is Eye of the Hawk and contains 8.0% ABV. Mendocino is brewed in Saratoga Springs NY. […]

October 18-Wild Hop Pils

Changed up today and grabbed a New York Beer called Wild Hop Pils from Saranac Brewing Company out of Utica NY. Very solid beer and it contains 5.2% ABV. This pilsner has a little more hop than I expected. http://www.saranac.com

October 19-Saranac Lager & Lemonade

After yesterday’s surprise on how good Saranac Wild Hop Pils was I went back to another Sarananc beer from New York called Saranac Lager & Lemonade. I will make this quick this fruit beer is a “lemon”. It joins the One and Done Club and it contains 4.2% ABV. http://www.saranac.com

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