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Belgium, delivered to my door. At 10pm.

01.31.2007 | 0 Comments

Peter, I admire your tenacity. Not only do you write up a synopsis of Belgian beer, you also go so far as to put on a taste test at my house that very night. And boy howdy. On the docket: Trappistes Rochefort 8, Delirium Tremens and Chimay Ale ? Trappistes and Chimay are actually 2

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Ommegang, Ommigosh

01.28.2007 | 4 Comments

A good friend Simon turned me on to a good friend/beer Ommegang. It is… how you say in the mother country… delicious. According to the label it is from Belgium, but imported and distributed by Brewery Ommegang out of Cooperstown, NY. True to its Belgian roots (and everyone knows I’m the resident expert on Belgium),

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The (not so) Holy Grail Ale

01.25.2007 | 0 Comments

Last night I supped at TWO: Urban Licks for the first time. Great restaurant and some fabulous food (though I think I may prefer ONE overall). As TWO is known for their kegs of wine (upon first entering I hoped they would be beer kegs) I opted to take a break from beer and order

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Heaven will be a lot like a microbrewery

01.23.2007 | 1 Comment

On my excursion back to Nashville this weekend I thought I’d take the opportunity to check out the local micro, Yazoo. Given that they started up in 2003, they weren’t around when I was in high school (nor was I able to purchase their beer due to “underage-ity“). So. My brother and I made the

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Stout like lion, good like beer

01.21.2007 | 0 Comments

Who knew the Sri Lankans could brew like this? Last night I was having a nice dinner with the family at F. Scott’s in Nashville. Two things of note. 1) The valet told me mine was the only car he’d parked playing Immortal Technique. Immortal Technique is kind of heavy underground hip-hop, to which I

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How you know it’s good

01.18.2007 | 0 Comments

I went to a bar last night. To pick up chicks… or meet some guys for a drink. Whatever. Regardless, I was less than impressed by The Rusty Nail’s beer selection. Here’s how you know a bar is going above and beyond the call of duty: Of 5 meager beers on tap, approximately 20% of

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Terrapin Rye Ale

12.31.2006 | 1 Comment

So here I am in Nashville… minding my own business… going to dinner at OMBI, a new frou-frou restaurant here in town. While they have a bar that extends the length of the establishment, they only have 2 beers on tap. One of them is a Yazoo Stout (apparently a Nashville micro which I’m ashamed

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Welcome friends…

12.29.2006 | 1 Comment

…to the official kickoff of Monday Night Brewery. Oh, this is going to be sweeeeeet.

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