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My friend Alex was on a recent road trip with his wife through Northern Michigan, and part of his trip was visiting local breweries. On his return, he gifted me two cans of Petoskey Brewing Juicy New England IPA and, damn, it's good stuff! I’ve never been through...read more
On Queen St. in Niagara on the Lake, on the opposite corner to the storied Prince of Wales Hotel in a former bank, is The Exchange Brewery. On the outside you think, “Nah, it can’t a brewery here”, but it’s like the TARDIS: bigger on the inside, and they make...read more
Recently on The Craft Beer Diaries, Ryan Heighton looked at how cross-province beer sales in Ontario, Canada (where I also reside) suck, and how online beer sales direct from the brewers still has a way to go to be really effective. It's an excellent read on the...read more
I’m calling it. Juicin’ is my beer of the summer. New England IPAs have been spreading like wildfire across North American craft breweries. This is one fire that I do not want to be put out. Using hops selected for their juiciness, New England IPAs are hazy and...read more
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