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Bell’s Hopslam

Several years ago, before Bell’s Brewery began distributing here to Louisiana, it was a rare treat when I was able to get my hands on their highly touted double IPA, Hopslam. Today, Hopslam is still a beer that receives a lot of hype when released, which is only once a year in January. How does Hopslam measure up these days? Well, that&rs ...

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It’s a Trappist!

Here’s this (or is it last?) week’s On Tap column for The Advocate. It was originally published here. We’re now officially into Lenten season, when many people make sacrifices like giving up sweets, soda or beer. (Why would anyone give up beer? That’s like giving up oxygen. But I digress.) Instead of giving up this fine ...

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Hazy IPAs from New Belgium & Sierra Nevada

Last week I wrote about the haze craze that isn’t going away any time soon in my bi-weekly beer column for The Advocate (read it here). I mentioned in passing that even classic West Coast-leaning Sierra Nevada had introduced a hazy NEIPA, called Hazy Little Thing. Just after the article was published, a new hazy IPA from New Belgium&rsquo ...

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Clearly the haze craze is here to stay

Here’s this week’s On Tap column for The Advocate originally published here. A decade ago, just about the only cloudy looking beer you could find was a classic German hefeweizen. My how times have changed. Beers once thought of as flawed if they were the least bit cloudy are now purposely unfiltered, hazy and downright opaque. Why t ...

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225 Magazine – Best Baton Rouge Beer Bars

So the fine folks at 225 Magazine asked me to be a part of their February beer issue, and I was more than happy to oblige. I was asked to let the readers know my favorite Baton Rouge beer bars. It was a tough job, but I was up to the task. Check out my piece on Baton Rouge’s Most Legit Beer Bars and read the entire February 225 ...

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A little makeover

Hey there readers. Since things have gotten a little stagnant around here, I decided it was time for a little makeover of the website. And hopefully with that, I’ll be inspired to write some more content. If you haven’t already, go “like” my Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts (there are icons to the right). Sometim ...

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On Tap – January 18th

Just in case you’re not paying attention to my Facebook page or Instagram, I figured it’s about time I started linking my biweekly column in The Advocate here. This piece was originally published online in The Advocate on January 18th. Can you dig it? Parish Brewing has started canning its flagship beers, and all thre ...

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Dogfish Head expanding to Louisiana in January 2018

One of the most influential craft breweries in the nation is finally bringing their beer to Louisiana. Starting on January 8th, Dogfish Head will officially be available in the Bayou State. Known for their off the wall beers, Dogfish Head will bring the full gamut of flagships as well as seasonals to Louisiana. Look for their 60 Minut ...

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Rally Cap Brewing coming to Baton Rouge

Whoa, has it really been since March that I posted here? Whoops. I’ve been busy writing beer columns for The Advocate newspaper, that I let this blog slip. Sorry about that. Hopefully I’ll get more content up soon. But good news for beer fans here in Baton Rouge, as a new brewery has announced its intentions to open in 2018. Check o ...

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Southern Brewers Conference, August 23-25

Image courtesy of Southern Brewers Conference/Rhizome Productions <looks at date of last post> <sighs> Sorry I've been slacking about keeping up here. But I have a pretty juicy subject to discuss today, so hopefully that will earn some points toward forgiveness. Image courtesy of Southern Brewers Conference/Rhizome Pro ...

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