My reasons for picking this beer were not because of the hops raining down on the label. Not because I was particularly craving a hoppy brew, nor because seeing anything from Stoudts brewery around here is rare enough to turn my head. To make a long story short, the label reminded me of a friend…
Pennyslyvanians really know how to brew beer. I have no idea why, but I’m continually impressed with what comes out of their state. I’ve never tried anything from Stoudt’s (and admittedly the name makes me always feel like I’ve typo’d the word stout). But I saw this at Oliver’s in Albany and decided to expand…
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Carla Jean Lauter is a craft beer lover and investigator of all things beer. She started a craft beer website and blog www.thebeerbabe.com in 2007, sharing her thoughts as she explored what was new in beer, as well as brewery visits, trips and "beer adventures." Moving to Portland in 2009, she found herself surrounded by the Maine beer community and has been exploring it ever since. She now also blogs about beer for Maine Today.
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