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Certified

It took exactly 8 weeks for my results, but I got it.  I, Matt Eggers, am now a Certified Cicerone™.  It includes the little registered trademake thingy.  Which is, for me, crazy.  I mean, it’s nice, but I think I would … Continue reading

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Fuck the IPA

The time has come, and I’m gonna be a crotchety old man, but I have seen a beer today that has made the term IPA just the shark for having any meaning.  Samuel Adam’s Dark Depths should be considered the … Continue reading

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Sober Update

I would think that giving up on booze for several weeks would make me more likely to post, but instead it seems to have done just the opposite.  While not drinking, I have been busy.  I brewed my first batch … Continue reading

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Identifying Flavors

I’ve had some amazing beer this week.  I should say, I’ve had one amazing beer this week, and many really good beers this week. I haven’t had all their offerings from the past year, so I can’t say for sure, … Continue reading

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BUTTERCUP INDUSTRIES GOT MAIL!!!!!

So… I just got home from work, a little later than normal, kinda tired, mostly sober, and check my mail, because it’s been a few days, I don’t get much mail, mostly e-mail spam, not much normal spam.  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Cicerone

I still have over a month to study and prep, but I bought a plane ticket to go to St. Louis in January.  I am going to visit my sister, a friend who lives there, and take the Cicerone Exam. … Continue reading

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the best fucking pairing… yet.

Last week, I had dinner at the lovely Barley Swine Restaurant.  It was lovely, I had scallops, I had pork belly, I had sweet breads, and then, I had dessert. The dessert, oh my, the dessert.  The dinner was great, … Continue reading

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