Monthly Archives: February 2011

Eel River Açai Berry Wheat Review

If you’ve been following the latest weight loss craze the past few years you’re probably familiar with Açai Berries.  Known for their antioxidant properties, Eel River Brewing decided to put them in a beer and call it simply Açai Berry Wheat. One of the interesting aspects of the beer is that it’s certified organic, so I guess you can look at it as …

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It’s a Pub, It’s a Bike… It’s Cycle Pub

I got a press release today and just had to write a post about it. Many beer fans know Bend, Oregon as a great beer city as it hosts many craft breweries including Deschutes Brewery. Other people know Bend as a great cycling town. I’m not much of a cycler, but I may just have to go down to Bend …

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Untappd: Step Aside Foursquare

I’ve never been a huge fan of location based social media such as Foursquare, Gowalla, Whrrl, or Loopt.  I’ve tried using Foursquare a little and ended up checking in about once a month.  To me, I don’t really care all that much that my friends “checked into” their office or the grocery store. As a fan of drinking beer, I’m …

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Magic Hat Demo Review

A few days ago I reviewed Magic Hat Vinyl, and today I wanted to do a review of the second beer they sent me, their spring black I.P.A. called Demo. The bottle design was pretty clever, almost making it look like a record.  I hadn’t heard of this beer until they sent it so I wasn’t sure of what to …

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Magic Hat Vinyl Lager Review

Spring is just around the corner and a lot of spring seasonal beers are starting to come out.  One of those is Vinyl Amber Lager from Magic Hat Brewing Company out of Vermont, and I was fortunate enough to have them mail me out a bottle to try. Probably one of my favorite things about Magic Hat is their marketing. …

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