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    Random Beers

    Stopped by the Baltic Deli (a weekly stop, at least) in Andrews Square, Dorchester yesterday. They sell beer now, and it's all Polish, German, Ukranian, etc. THis is a very, very good thing, since I've never seen some of these beers anywhere else. Life is good.



    I've tried two so far:

    Obolon Beer's Krepkoe, from the Ukraine. Who knew they made beer in the Ukraine? Guess what- they don't. Not very well, anyway. It was beer, in that it was yellowish and carbonated, and had some hops in it. Very low quality, not very tasty. Worth a try, though, ust to have a Ukranian beer.

    Neuzeller Klosterbrau's Golden Abbot, from Germany. The lable says "the taste of paradise". Not far wrong, there. Medium/light body, deep gold collor, low carbonation. Very malty, nice hoppy aftertaste. Good beer. Those German monks know what they're doing, I say.

    As I have more, I'll post them. I got a Hevelius Kaper, which I know is good and got because I love it, and an Okocim Porter. The Okocim pilsner is quite good, so I wonder how they do with Porters.

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    I consider seeing the Otter Creek variety pack in Binghamton a random beer. Been stocking up on it cause I know such a great thing will have to come to an end sooner then I realize.
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    I was out to dinner last night. The restaurant had Dogfish Head on tap. I've had it a few times before, but never ontap at a restaurant (as opposed to a bar). Tasty stuff. High alcohol content too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by marcski
    I was out to dinner last night. The restaurant had Dogfish Head on tap. I've had it a few times before, but never ontap at a restaurant (as opposed to a bar). Tasty stuff. High alcohol content too!
    The 90 minute? That's good stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by roark
    The 90 minute? That's good stuff.
    Yes the 90 minute IPA. It's definitely my fav brew these days. Comes in the 4-pack and its 9% Abv.

    The 60 minute IPA is 6%.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NYDrew View Post
    I consider seeing the Otter Creek variety pack in Binghamton a random beer. Been stocking up on it cause I know such a great thing will have to come to an end sooner then I realize.
    I had an Otter Creek Scottish Style Ale. It was the only time I ever poured beer down the drain. I went back to LT Blackbeary Wheat....

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    Quote Originally Posted by noski View Post
    I had an Otter Creek Scottish Style Ale. It was the only time I ever poured beer down the drain. I went back to LT Blackbeary Wheat....
    Really? I haven't had a Scotch Ale I didn't like. Of course, as of yet, that has only been Sam Adams Scotch Ale... but it was fantastic. Hard to get now, I think only in the Christmas sampler pack.
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    The Hevelius rocked, as I knew it would that's a session beer if ever there was one, except for the 8.7% ABV.

    The Porter is actually Zywiecz, not Okocim, but that's going with ribs tonight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctenidae
    The Hevelius rocked, as I knew it would that's a session beer if ever there was one, except for the 8.7% ABV.

    The Porter is actually Zywiecz, not Okocim, but that's going with ribs tonight.
    Zywiecz is a good beer. Also, if they have it you may want to try EB, another good Polish beer.

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    ct: you going to the beer advocate festival in June?

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