Just another day on the job. #beertasting #founders #samadams #3starsbrewing #craftnotcrap #beergeek #beerstagram #beertasting #craftbeer #craftbeernotcrapbeer #hops #untapped #brewtographer #properpour #craftbeerporn #ilovebeer #photooftheday #iphonesia #love #picoftheday #instagood #beautiful #instadaily #me #beersofinstagram #whalezbro #vsco #instabeer

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Hmmmm… Love it! #Repost from @mrmoustachio Unsessionable, huh? Sounds like a challenge. Anyway, this a very nice, very big DIPA! #revolutionbrewing #unsessionable #dipa #imperialipa #ipa #hopbomb #hopsinmymouth #chicagobeer #illinoisbeer #beer #craftbeer #beerporn #instabeer #beertasted #beergeek #ale #drinkcraftbeer #ilovecraft #beernerd #canbeer #cannedbeer #properglassware #properpour

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Giving the #samadams #kmfgrandcrew a #properpour! @samueladamsbeer #craftnotcrap #beergeek #beerstagram #beertasting #craftbeer #craftbeernotcrapbeer #hops #untapped #brewtographer #properpour #craftbeerporn #ilovebeer #photooftheday #iphonesia #love #picoftheday #instagood #beautiful #instadaily #me #beersofinstagram #whalezbro #vsco #instabeer #sourbeer

Sour Beer from Samuel Adams!

With the rise of sour beer in america everyone seems to be starting a “sour program” or “barrel program” of some sorts. Samuel Adams, while bordering on the line of macro or micro, is trying to appeal to this demand. And by doing this they, like other brewers, are diving into the old world traditions of Belgian Beer.

When diving into the old world traditions there are lots of mysteries that come with the old world tradtion. For example, what are those large oak tanks that they use to make sour beer? How do you get that vinegary taste? What do words like Kriek, Oud Bruin, and Flanders mean?

Sam Adams in this short and pithy video helps explain this process a lot and also advertises for their new and delicious KMF Grand Cru which is now available around the country at the various spots of their tour. Schedule below.

Stay tuned for a full review, narrative style, and until next time, pour proper my friends.

Tour StopCity

Boston, MA9/8/2014 – 9/14/2014

New York, NY9/22/2014 – 9/28/2014

Denver, CO9/29/2014 – 10/5/2014

Cleveland, OH10/6/2014 – 10/12/2014

Dallas, TX10/13/2014 – 10/19/2014

Philadelphia, PA10/20/2014 – 10/26/2014

Washington DC10/20/2014 – 10/26/2014

Chicago, IL11/3/2014 – 11/9/2014

San Francisco, CA11/10/2014 – 11/16/2014

San Diego, CA11/10/2014 – 11/16/2014

Seattle, WA11/17/2014 – 11/23/201412

Kansas CityTBD

A great pic of what beer helps us do best! Relax! #Repost from @beeraficionado: This beer is 🔥 🔥 🔥…wish I had more. The Crusher from the Alchemist, brewers of Heady Topper. Some say this is better than Heady and they might right, depends if you like’em strong at 9.6% ABV. Strong tropical fruit blast, very crisp & clean, perfect bitterness for a DIPA. #craftbeer #AlchemistBeer #TheCrusher #Fire #🔥#craftnotcrap #beergeek #beerstagram #beertasting #craftbeer #craftbeernotcrapbeer #hops # #untapped #brewtographer #properpour #craftbeerporn #ilovebeer #photooftheday #iphonesia #love #picoftheday #instagood #beautiful #instadaily #me #beersofinstagram #whalezbro #vsco #instabeer

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Jacksonville to host Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout event on Black Friday

Originally posted on The Jax Beer Guy:

goose-island-bourbon-county-stoutFor millions of shoppers in the United States the day after Thanksgiving is heaven on earth. Known as Black Friday, it is the single biggest shopping day of the year with hundreds of retailers vying for their dollars with outrageous sales and incentives. But, for beer lovers, it is also a day awaited all year long. Since 2012, Black Friday is the day that Goose Island Brewing Company of Chicago, Ill. releases its Bourbon County Brand stouts.

This year the company is also planning special beer-centric events in nine U.S. cities inclduing Jacksonville.

For all the details read the press release below.

The Chicago-based, Pioneers of Barrel-aged Brewing to Host Epicurean Events in Nine Select Cities

CHICAGO, (Oct. 20, 2014) – On Friday, November 28, Goose Island, Chicago’s famed craft beer company, will release their renown Bourbon Country Brand Stout (BCBS) line up of barrel-aged beers through special beer-centric Black…

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The Full Moon Post 1.5 – October 2014, Eclipse Tricks and Fortnight-It’s a Thing.

Originally posted on The Dogs of Beer:

So….two Full Moon posts in one month? Well it’s actually appropriate as in my previous Full Moon post I touched on the lunar eclipse and the “rare” selenelion that occurred on October 8th. But as far as the month of October goes, that wasn’t the full extent of the moon and sun’s celestial dance.

I know, you’re probably tired of hearing about orbital geometries in my posts by now, but in truth they explain the continuous rhythms of the two biggest acts in our sky’s showcase because like everything in nature, eclipses follow a rule of cycles.  Yes, while it may seem that the varied differences in the orbits of the earth around the sun and the moon around the Earth would generate an eclipse schedule of complete randomness, they actually occur in a set pattern, a pattern that is dictated by the length of their orbit and the…

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