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Beer Brawl™ 31 – Cellar Raid

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Since we are still waiting for our Sink the Bismark to round out our High Octane beer brawl, I decided that we would should each raid our cellars and bring out some unique beers.  So after much internal debate, three of us met up at the Liquor Outlet in indulge in some epic beers.beerbrawl31_1

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Beer Brawl™ 30 – Session Beer Challenge

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Beer Brawl™ 30 was the brain child of Kevin Malavarca from the Liquor Outlet in Boonton NJ. Since we are right around the corner from the Super Bowl, what better way to prepare then to figure out what is the best session beer. The Session Beer Challenge, each of us brought our two favorite session beers to the table for a winner take all (bragging rights) challenge.beerbrawl30_1

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Preview – Beer Brawl™ 30 – Session Beer Throw Down

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

As I’ve said before I love drinking beer with other beer geeks and when Kevin Malavrca from the Liquor Outlet in Boonton NJ threw down this challenge I was all for it!  Beer Brawl™ 30 is going to change each of to bring our 2 favorite session beers to the table.  If you don’t know what a session beer is, we are defining it, for this challenge, as a beer less then 5.5% abv, any style goes.

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Beer Brawl™ 29 – Battle of the Funk

Monday, January 25th, 2010

I love doing these Beer Brawls™; where else am I going to sit down with a bunch of beer geeks and drink 9 different beers feremented with brettanomyces yeast.  This beer brawl brings us back out to the Liquor Outlet in Boonton New Jersey where we met up with Kevin and Russ to explore some wild beers.beerbrawl29_funk1

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Preview Beer Brawl™ 29 – Battle of the Funk!

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

You’ve been waiting for the next Beer Brawl™, here it is Beer Brawl™ 29 Battle of the Funk! After having Brooklyn brewery’s unrelease Wild 1 (an oak aged, Brettanomyces spiked Local 1) I wanted to do the next Beer Brawl™ with beer that had been fermented with Brettanomyces.  Surprisingly, there are a lot of beers on the market that are “funky”.  So, for Beer Brawl™ 29 we are going to be sampling the following funky to almost sour beers:

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Beer Brawl™ 28 – Belgian Style Quads

Monday, November 30th, 2009

After a month long hiatus with the Beer Brawl™ we are back in full swing.  This time ’round we are pulled out the Big Boys and sampled nine Belgian (style) Quadruples.  Of the Belgian Trappist beers, the Quads are biggest in terms of ABV and also some the more interesting flavor profiles.  As we found with the nine quads we tried, they varied quite a bit in flavors and we all over 9% abv.beerbrawl28_1

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