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cream team

Episode 430 – Cream Team

One of America’s few original styles also happens to be a commonly misunderstood one. The Cream Ale has no dairy or lactose (much to Craig’s chagrin) but is instead much more similar to the flavorful and easy-drinking K├Âlsch. We drink...

dubbel play

Episode 424 – Dubbel Play

Inching ever-closer to our Belgian cycle, we finally reach for the Dubbel on this show by drinking the style-originator and several American examples – including one big-time medal winner. With such wide variety on the style that are mostly good...

baltic porters

Episode 372 – Baltic Porters

Despite the allure of warmer temperatures, we’re not quite ready to be done with stout season. So we grab the next-closest seasonally appropriate alternative: baltic porters! In our latest episode in our Prestige Styles Series, these five beers challenge what...

Ryan’s Top 50 Beers of 2020

The criteria for the list is simple: these are the best beers that I had this year that were released this year. In the past, I had included festival and draft pours that obviously were not much of an option...