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Get ready for IPA Day

Hey, it's another great excuse to line up a pint or three: Thursday, August 2 is the 2nd Annual IPA Day!
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  July 20, 2012

Hoppy hybrids: Samuel Adams’ IPA crash course

One of 2011's best beer geek treats was Samuel Adams' Latitude 48 Deconstructed box, which offered five IPAs highlighting the hops that are used in the variety pack's namesake beer and provided a savory contrast-and-compare lesson on the qualities of the
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  May 25, 2012

Anticipation – or, new year, new beers

In 2011 we welcomed great brews from Firestone Walker, Sixpoint, Breckenridge, and White Birch to the state.
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  January 13, 2012

A five-pack of beer notes

As mentioned a few weeks ago, the great products from Bear Republic Brewing Co. have arrived in the Ocean State.
Bear market
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  September 02, 2011

The Cascades come East

According to the latest Beer Style Guidelines released by the Brewers Associations, there are 73 styles of ales and 64 lagers in existence. That's 137 different styles of beer! Despite this plethora of options, the world's newest style of beer has creat
Diving into the "Black IPA's"
By JOSH SMITH  |  March 18, 2011

Beer and cheese unite!

As disappointed Patriots fans, we're definitely going to need some quality beer and snacks to get through the Super Bowl this year. While chicken wings, pizza, or chips and dip will be served at most houses come kickoff, I'm opting for what I consider t
A super pairing for the big game
By JOSH SMITH  |  February 04, 2011