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Beer by the Grill: Lagunitas Cherry Jane

Beer by the Grill: Lagunitas Cherry Jane
I’m trying to bring a happier ending to some pretty crappy past few weeks. First, just a week or two after putting a new muffler in the older Beeronaut Excursion Vehicle, the BEV decided to die completely. At 2:00 am. On Roosevelt Road. After several hours spent with my little girl in the ER. I... Read more »

Beer Preview: Lagunitas Super Cluster

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It’s been a rough week, but I hashed it over in the video attached. Let’s just say just one beer in the evening makes things a little better. So here’s another look at a beer from Lagunitas Brewing Co., which they sent to me for my comment. Super Cluster is another in their limited “One-Hitter”... Read more »

Beer Preview: Lagunitas Born Again Yesterday

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I’ve worked in a little time to open a beer sent to me by the brewer’s rep for my comment. And since it’s a widely distributed brand, maybe I can pick up some extra clicks by shooting a One-Take Beer Review. Lagunitas Brewing Co. dropped a variant on their Born Yesterday wet hop pale ale.... Read more »
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Beer by the Grill: Lagunitas Wilco Tango Foxtrot

Beer by the Grill: Lagunitas Wilco Tango Foxtrot
This Saturday has actually allowed for some outdoor activity. I got to clear out some dead branches, tighten the breaks on the teenager’s bike, and take the daughter to a STEM exhibit. Now I need to throw something on the grill before the frost comes in. Today’s grill item is some Bool Kogi Korean-style marinated... Read more »

Craft Beer Preview: Lagunitas Dry Hopped Censored

Craft Beer Preview: Lagunitas Dry Hopped Censored
I am determined to get out a couple of beer reviews this weekend, maybe with some cube steaks defrosting right now, if the rain lets up. Meantime, let’s get a beer tested out while it’s still fresh. Lagunitas Brewing Co. has sent over a Dry Hopped limited version of their Censored amber ale. Beer fans... Read more »

Craft Beer Preview: Lagunitas Sumpin' Easy

Craft Beer Preview: Lagunitas Sumpin' Easy
I’ve got more beers that have been sent to me by the brewer for comment, so let’s get to it. Lagunitas Brewing Co. has dropped me a can of Sumpin’ Easy, a new year-round canned release. It’s an American Pale Ale, with a touch of wheat in its malt, and Ekuanot hops, a fruity hop... Read more »
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Craft Beer Preview: Lagunitas Willetized Coffee Stout

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Of course I took the kids to see the new Star Wars movie this weekend. Afterward, I set up the camera to do another beer preview. Logically, I should logically have popped a Three Floyds Dark Lord, or even Toppling Goliath Light Speed Pale Ale. But what I have handy is Lagunitas Willetized Coffee Stout,... Read more »

Craft Beer Preview: Lagunitas Eroica

Craft Beer Preview: Lagunitas Eroica
I’m writing this in the last lull before the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. I’ve been constantly updating the Black Wednesday and Black Friday calendar, and tomorrow will pack for the trip to Grandma’s. When we get back, we’ll be right into Christmas decorating mode. Just enough time to slip into one more beer that’s been sent... Read more »

Craft Beer Preview: Lagunitas Sakitumi

Craft Beer Preview: Lagunitas Sakitumi
Let’s pop another beer that has been sent to my by the brewer for comment (I love this blog!). Lagunitas Brewing Co.’s One-Hitter Series has brought forth Sakitumi, described as a “punched-up ale with rice and sake yeast.” It’s also had the usual West Coast complement of Simcoe, Tomahawk and Mosaic hops. Let’s pop the... Read more »
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Reprise: Beer by the Grill: Lagunitas Born Yesterday Pale Ale

Reprise: Beer by the Grill: Lagunitas Born Yesterday Pale Ale
Addendum for the 2017 version; see below. I’m pulling extra shifts at the grill, my choice of venue for pouring and talking about craft beers that have been sent to me for my comment (that’s a disclaimer right there!). I have some seasonal IPA’s that should be really be dissected while still fresh, so here... Read more »
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