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How we’re killing craft beer classics: The death of Stone Ruination.

How we’re killing craft beer classics: The death of Stone Ruination.

In the past 24 hours since seeing the news of Ruination’s demise on Stone’s Facebook page and subsequently their blog post, I’ve experienced all of the five stages of grief: Denial:  NO. No way they can do this, holy crap no. Anger:  That’s really messed up. Ruination is an […]

Stone’s New Saison & a Summery Seafood Treat

Stone’s New Saison & a Summery Seafood Treat

I hate to pick a favorite style of beer – BUT if I was forced to, at gun-point, saison would narrowly win. As you know, saison and I have been in a torrid love affair for some time now. I love it’s zippy carbonation, lemony […]

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 ABV beers like barrel aged and imperial-ized beers. (more…)