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Porter vs. Stout: Really, what is the difference?

Porter vs. Stout: Really, what is the difference?

‘What exactly is the difference between stout and porter?’ someone  recently asked me. As I opened my mouth to explain, I realized that the answer is not as cut and dry as you might think. While there are many varieties of so-called ‘dark beer’ such […]

Top Three Tuesday: Dead of Winter ’14 Edition

Top Three Tuesday: Dead of Winter ’14 Edition

As we suffer through these last six weeks of winter, let’s take refuge inside, preferably next to a roaring fire with a delicious beer. This time of year, the beers I reach for tend toward the dark, roasty porters and stouts, as well as higher […]

Top Three Tuesday – December Edition

Top Three Tuesday – December Edition

Eek, December already. Another month has passed in what feels like record timing. But the good news is, it’s time for Top Three Tuesday!

When the hubs and I first moved to Cincinnati two and a half years ago, the brewing scene was a little sad. Since then, breweries have popped up practically everywhere and they are producing some seriously tasty stuff. This month, I’m keeping it local, showcasing my current favorite Cincinnati-made beers.

In no particular order:

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