Brew / Drink / Run: Beer Advice for People with Running Problems

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Great Divide Showdown Rye IPA
Great Divide Showdown Rye IPA is a seasonal offering, clocking in a hefty 8.3% ABV. Bottled on June 26 2014, the sadly didn’t show up here in Savannah until late September! It takes some strong whiffs of this to get all the aromas, but it’s a bit bready and sweet […]

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Surly SŸX
Surly SŸX is an American Strong Ale. Their sixth anniversary ale released in 2012 and aged an additional 2 years. The creation of this beer utilizes six wood species in a honey comb shape for the aging process. I got this during my really active initial trading period, thanks Tim! […]

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Orpheus Wandering Blues
Orpheus Wandering Blues is an American Wild Ale brewed with blueberries cold pressed by Arden’s Garden. This beer clocks in at a fairly strong 7% ABV, and the pour on is very cloudy and very pink. Well, I wasn’t expecting this, this really doesn’t drink much like a sour OR a […]

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One Block at a Time – Week One
I have got to take this running thing a bit more seriously. I don’t ever see myself running every day, or running half/full marathons like the rest of the BDR crew. However, I really do need to make up for the last couple of decades of inactivity. I’ve tried many methods to kick […]

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Allagash Victoria
Allagash Victoria is a Belgian Strong Pale Ale brewed with white wine grapes added directly to the mash. This review is for the fresh 2014 vintage. Without a doubt the grapes are the strongest element to this beer. Still a beer, but the kind of thing I’d offer to a big wine […]

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Bell’s Mars The Bringer of War
Bell’s Mars The Bringer of War is an American Double/Imperial IPA, and is a member of their new Planet Series. I was pleasantly surprised to see this show up in Savannah since the word was we were not going to get any. This pours with a beautiful reddish gold color […]

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Clown Shoes Crunkle Sam
Clown Shoes Crunkle Sam is an American Barleywine dry hopped with citra hops. As soon as I smelled and sipped this I knew this was a classic American Barleywine. The battle royal between hops and caramel malt is never ending. This pours a somewhat cloudy redish brown color. Fairly well balanced […]

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Westvleteren XII
Westvleteren XII is a Belgian Quadrupel. No that isn’t right, it is THE Belgian Quad! Before the recent explosion of trading and insta-whales this was the beer trading pinnacle. So hard to get and so well received, it used to be the perennial top beer on just about every one’s list. […]

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Smuttynose Barleywine Style Ale (Big Beer Series)
Smuttynose Barleywine Style Ale is an American Barleywine. This review is for the 2013 vintage, as of right now it isn’t in the 2014 brew schedule. This starts with a very nice aroma, smelling a good balance of sweet malt (lots of caramel) and big hops. Both the aroma and […]

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Florida Beer Company Gaspar’s Porter
Florida Beer Company Gaspar’s Porter has a good bit of cocoa and roast on the nose, maybe a faint bit of smoke in there as well. The taste follows the nose fairly well, with a big dose of chocolate and roast. The smokiness it a bit stronger in the taste […]

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