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This Saturday marks the second anniversary of Billy’s Beer Blog. To mark the occasion, I’ve decided to do an updated version of my Ultimate Case. While I’m keeping two of my three rules from a year ago – no retired beers and a limit of one beer per brewery – I’m dropping the ban on [...]

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Something was in the air this past Tuesday night. Maybe it carried over from the Infinium Release Party, but Beer Nerd Show & Tell was something special. Epic was the theme for this evening’s lineup. Samuel Adams Utopias (2009); Boston Beer Company; Boston, MA; American Strong Ale; ABV: 27.0. The first beer presented by Mark. [...]

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Philly Beer Week Gets A Tan

As many beer enthusiasts know, last week was Philly Beer Week. And those of us who couldn’t make it north to the City of Brotherly Love took comfort in the fact that we had a little piece of it, Florida style, at Mr. Beery’s Philadelphia Beer Week Celebration this past Saturday. Philadelphian native son and [...]

Oak Aged Arrogant Bastard pairs well with some Cajun Cooking

An Arrogant Bastard On The Bayou

We stopped by Cajun Cafe on the Bayou a couple of days ago for lunch, and I scanned the beer list for an ale bold enough to hold its own with the spicy Cajun and Creole dishes on the menu. Needless to say, an old classic was on hand that more than lived up to [...]

Enjoy a People's Pale Ale with some of your favorite people

An Ale For The People

Jacksonville is home to a growing number of exceptional breweries, and the flagship beer from one of my favorites has started popping up in the Tampa Bay area recently. I enjoyed a pint of Intuition Ale Works People’s Pale Ale (Intuition Ale Works; Jacksonville, FL; American Pale Ale; ABV: 5.5) at Crum’s Bar & Grill [...]

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