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Tuppers’ Hop Pocket Ale: Beer before Business

I was so knocked out by the New River Pale Ale in Virginia (see story below) that in picking up a six-pack I also purchased, on sight, a six-pack of...
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New River Pale Ale: Beer of the Year?

At a pizza restaurant in Virginia this past August, asked by the waitress if I wanted anything to drink, my eyes quickly scanned the fridge full of beer and a...
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New York, I Love You (And You’re Bringing Me Up)

NOTES FROM A BUSMAN’S HOLIDAY BACK IN THE BIG APPLE 1) July 4th So, it rained almost non-stop the whole afternoon and evening, as if to reinforce that, with this...
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Featured Beer: Duvel

When it comes to beer, I’m not quite like those friends who look on wine as either red or white, good or bad, cheap or expensive, but I’m certainly not...
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Kingston Son: Adam Snyder Gets His Due

In most small cities across America, the opening of a new franchised coffee bar would be greeted by caffeine-stifled yawns of over-familiarity. But then most small cities across America aren’t...
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Christmas Beer Cheers

No sooner had I posted my Weekend Hitlist featuring the Anchor Steam Christmas Ale, than I picked up the new edition of Chronogram magazine and found a feature entitled Hoppy...
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Weekend Hitlist

FILM: Goal! Found this in the Phoenicia Video Store among the new releases Friday night, and within seconds was asking myself: How had I never heard of it? An Anglo-American...
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Rockin’ & Shockin’

ROCKIN’: Prophet Omega’s home studio SHOCKIN’: Is in an old dude ranch in the Catskills, miles from civilization ROCKIN’: That apparently once belonged to Gabby Hayes SHOCKIN’: The guy from...
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