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Game of Thrones–themed beers cometh

Beer and fantasy geeks, rejoice! Game of Thrones , the fantasy series adapted from the novels by George R. R. Martin, is about to get its own series of beers, thanks to a recently announced collaboration between HBO and Brewery Ommegang of Cooperstown,
All hail the Iron Throne (Blonde Ale)!
By JASON AND TODD ALSTROM  |  December 28, 2012
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The suds of summer: Warm weather brings the lighter side of beers

"Summertime, and the livin' is easy," as the song says. And with the onslaught of summer seasonals, the drinkin' is easy too.
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  June 08, 2012
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Need mead? Plus, Revival’s here and Lagunitas Sucks

Pete Seeger sang, "We will pray just like the Druids/Drinking strange fermented fluids/Go dancing naked through the woods/They're good enough for me." Those "strange fermented fluids" were mead.
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  November 25, 2011
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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.
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By LOU PAPINEAU  |  September 02, 2011
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A six-pack to go

A year and a half ago, I started writing this column by trying to assemble the ultimate mix-a-six pack.
A half-dozen bottles of happiness
By JOSH SMITH  |  July 22, 2011
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Hefeweizens: The ultimate warm-weather beer

Too often, summertime beers mean watery, flavorless brews. But there is one style native to southern Germany, which guarantees you don't have to sacrifice flavor for drinkability — Hefeweizens, the ultimate summer beer.
Summer sippers
By JOSH SMITH  |  May 13, 2011


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The best of Oktoberfest

To hear it told, Munich’s Oktoberfest these days is a circus.
Forget Munich. A local German beer expert offers a primer on the best Bavarian lagers to enjoy this Oktoberfest — and all autumn long.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 26, 2007