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12 oz curls: Three cheers for three beers

Just because February is the shortest month of the year doesn’t mean it needs to be lacking in tasty beverages. These three beers are not only easy on the taste buds, their higher-than-average ABV will warm you during these winter doldrums. […]

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12 oz. Curls: O’Fallon Brewery’s King Louie Winter Toffee Stout

‘Tis the season for winter and holiday beers, some of which are brewed with festive ingredients. Among those that are always a treat to drink are Sierra Nevada’s Celebration Ale, Breckenridge Christmas Ale, Schell’s Snowstorm and Anchor’s legendary Christmas Ale. St. Bernardus Christmas Ale (all the creativity goes into the names, eh?) and Mikkeller’s Fra […]

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Northside Oktoberfest: The boozy block party returns with beer from over 70 breweries

The Northside Oktoberfest’s 19th annual Iowa City Brewfest will give beer lovers a chance to try beers from around the block and the world this Saturday, Sept. 27 … […]

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Great Divide Brewing Company to cross into Iowa with tap takeover at Reds Alehouse

Get ready to see Yetis at your favorite beer retailer and bar — Yeti Imperial Stout, that is. Great Divide Brewing Company of Denver, Colorado announced that … […]

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New Holland Brewing’s beers and spirits are coming to Iowa

New Holland Brewing Company from Holland, Mich. has announced that it will begin distributing its beers and spirits in Iowa by mid-September as the brewery expands its footprint in the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions. Mad Hatter IPA, Sundog Amber Ale, Full Circle Kolsh and Dragon’s Milk Barrel-Aged Stout are among the New Holland beers […]

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Beer Review: Left Hand Brewing Company’s Milk Stout Nitro

Nitrogen beers such as Guinness are served on draft using a pressurized mix of nitrogen and carbon dioxide, that results in a beer with a velvety smooth, creamy mouthfeel and little carbonation. Because nitrogen has a low solubility in liquid (meaning it cannot be dissolved), beers poured “on nitro” feature a distinctive cascade of bubbles that is caused by rising nitrogen. […]

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