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The First CBAP Beer Competition: Lessons Learned as a Beer Judge

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article posted on this website are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the persons, parties, and institutions mentioned. Before everything else, I would like to express my gratitude to all the organizers, sponsors, participants, and fellow judges for making this …

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The Finback x Bottle Logic Omura Trilogy

Omura is a massive Imperial Stout brewed by Bottle Logic Brewing (California) and Finback Brewery (New York) sometime in 2019. This behemoth was aged in Willet bourbon barrels for 10 months and manifested in three versions– Black, Orange, and White– each featuring different combinations of ingredients such as chocolate, coffee, orange, cinnamon, coconut, and almonds. …

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The Most Wonderful Time for a Beer 2020: Vol. 1

Christmas is indeed the most wonderful time for a beer. To help everyone get in the Holiday mood, we will be covering Christmas-themed beers from our friendly neighborhood breweries in a series of features. In this first volume, we take a look at this year’s Christmas Beer by Mitchell’s Backyard Brewery alongside the Bisperas Peppermint …

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Maximus: The Formation of The First Triumvirate

The First Triumvirate is an informal alliance among three names in the Philippine alcoholic beverage industry created in 2019 A.D. to bridge a proud heritage of five generations of master blenders and a young craft brewery that seeks to go against the tide. Two-thirds of the triumvirate, Destileria Limtuaco and Elias Wicked Ales & Spirits …

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The Cloudwater x Dry & Bitter Mobile Speaker Trilogy (2019)

In 2019, the Manchester-based Cloudwater Brew Co. worked with the Danish craft brewery, Dry & Bitter to recreate Mobile Speaker, their 2017 collaboration juicy and hazy “Double IPA”. However, this time around, the reboot of the original is joined by two brand new reinterpretations featuring different hop combinations. All three versions were dry-hopped at a …

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Don’t Panic, It’s Achromatic! Vol. 1

We turn to the dark side of the award-winning Colorado-based WeldWerks Brewing Co. as we document and explore the different iterations of Achromatic in this new series of batch reviews, Don’t Panic, It’s Achromatic! Achromatic is a popular stout staple of WeldWerks, with different dessert-inspired versions being released occasionally. For this first volume, we will be …

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