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Libation Review 

Libation Review: 8-Bit Pale Ale

Behind The Booze: If you are not from the Manhattan, Kansas area – the history behind the Tallgrass Brewery may have slipped past you but suffice to say, they accomplished their dream! Back in 2006 Jeff Gill asked his wife Tricia “What do you want to do with the rest of your life?” Jeff had been thinking about that exact question quite a bit. “I want to start a microbrewery!” Being an avid homebrewer he decided to take his talents and skills and put them to good use, creating some…

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Libation Review 

Libation Review: 4 Hands Bona Fide

Behind The Booze: Another beer to come out of a place very near and dear to my heart – St. Louis, Missouri. The 4 Hands Brewery is located just south of Busch Stadium ( South 8th St ) yet has perfected the ‘hidden in plain sight’ location. For years I have gotten off at the exit that literally is a straight shot from the highway, driven past it to friends houses or ball games and even had done a U-turn in the parking lot, looking for the damn brewery itself!…

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Libation Review 

Brew Review : Boulevard Brewing Co. – Long Strange Tripel

Boulevard Brewing Co. – Long Strange Tripel Country: United States – Kansas City, Missouri Distillery: Boulevard Brewing Co Style: American Tripel Alcohol: 9.20% ABV Price: ~ $7.00 a Pint Behind The Booze: You know – now that I am starting to get into these brew reviews it becomes more and more clear that there is an entire world out there in respect to the different ingredients, methods and of course – the types. I could go into the long schpeal about how the Tripel is a type of beer that…

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Brew Review : 4 Hands Brewing Co – Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown

4 Hands Brewing Co – Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown Country: United Stated – St. Louis Missouri Bottler: 4 Hands Brewery Style: Oatmeal Ale Bottling Date: unknown Alcohol: 5.5% ABV Price: Forgot to check Behind The Booze: Some of you may know that I live in St. Louis, Mo so what better way to start ‘beer reviews’ than with a local selection? A little information taken from their site ( http://www.4handsbrewery.com ) “4 Hands Brewing Company, located in the LaSalle Park neighborhood, will provide the craft beer enthusiast a handcrafted portfolio…

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