Category Archives: United States

Headstrong Black and Tan

5.5% alc./vol., 473 ml canBig Hole Brewing CompanyUtica, New York, USA Another beer that comes out of Big Hole.  I wasn’t able to find a web site for this one, which seems odd.  All beers have web sites these days.  … Continue reading

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Samuel Adams Boston Lager

4.8% alc./vol., 355 ml bottleThe Boston Beer Company – http://www.samueladams.com/Boston, Massachusetts, USA The Seven Years War saw the famous Canadian battle where Wolfe “the dauntless hero” was shot twice, posed for a famous painting, died, and then was credited for … Continue reading

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Yankee Jim Ice Bock

6.5% alc./vol., 473 ml canBig Hole Brewing Company – http://www.yankeejimbeer.com/Utica, New York, USA Here’s a beer with an identity crisis.  The side of the can says it’s from New York State.  The web site on the can directed me to … Continue reading

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Tremont Freedom Trail India Pale Ale

6.4% alc./vol., 12 oz. (US) bottleShipyard Brewing Company – http://www.stonebrew.com/Portland, Maine, USA Another beer from Alec…maybe he’s hoping I’ll take a more relaxed attitude towards Microsoft Project after a couple of beers.  You can tell it’s an American beer because … Continue reading

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Lucky Bastard Ale

8.5% alc./vol., 22 oz. (US) bottleStone Brewing Co. – http://www.stonebrew.com/Escondido, California, USA I’ve been helped by a few colleagues I work with on my quest to drink too much.  Alec just got back from a Vermont trip with a couple … Continue reading

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Boxer Lager

5% alc./vol., 473 ml canMinhas Craft Brewery – http://www.boxerlager.com/Monroe, Wisconsin, USA I’ve seen the TV ads playing in Ontario with Ravinder Minhas and his cute sister Manjit Minhas, and with its cheap production values I assumed it was Canadian.  Go … Continue reading

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