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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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