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Deep Ellum Brewing Co Debuts Its Jameson Caskmate “The Facsinating Bellman”

fascinating-bellmanphotos by Joey Stewart

Recognizing those with a shared passion for quality and craft, Jameson Irish Whiskey continues its craft brewery partnerships with Jameson Caskmates Drinking Buddies. A collaboration with seven American craft brewers, Jameson Caskmates Drinking Buddies is the result of bringing like-minded individuals together with a common bond of creating superior quality beer and whiskey.

Returning breweries include Angel City Brewery in Los Angeles, Captain Lawrence Brewing Company in New York, Deep Ellum Brewing Company in Dallas, and Great Divide Brewing Company in Denver. Rounding out the final three collaborating breweries are Stoup Brewing in Seattle, Cycle Brewing in Tampa, and Fat Head’s Brewing in Cleveland.   Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Widmers: Vanilla and Ginger Barrel Aged Ales

DSCN0105by Brian Wall

Beers can surprise you. Beers can elude you. Beers can be made with a plethora of flavors and styles that may sound good and be better than expected or be worse than expected. In this case, Widmer Brothers Brewing has proved that the beers can be quite tasty.

Widmer Brothers started as many brewers did, by home brewing when it was legalized in 1979. Fast forward five years and they started their brewery with a small amount of beers. Fast forward to today and the listed offerings, past and present, exceed one hundred beers.  Other past tastes have been impressive and enjoyable so my expectation of these two beers were quite high.     Continue reading

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