The Beer List: Sea Quench Ale by Dogfish Head

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Delaware’s own Dogfish Head is a brewery that simply does not know how to fail. I’ve never experienced even vague disappointment with any of their brews, and yet another thoroughly enjoyable offering from these East Coast gods of brewing has been added to The Beer List here at The No Seatbelt Blog. Continue reading

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The Beer List: Peach Berliner Weisse by The Dudes’ Brewing Company

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Over the course of 2016, I dove headfirst into an abiding love affair with sour beers, making it a point to try as many as I could find. A straight and obvious line was drawn from my existing predilection towards sour fruit and candy, so in the bars and beer aisles I set my sights on goses and weisses galore. In particular, the Berliner Weisse – born of the German style of brewing that combines wheat, warm-fermented yeasts, citrus fruit and certain bacteria that aids in souring- has risen to the top of my list. Tart, sour, and at the same time malty, the Berliner Weisse is a fantastic choice for those aren’t into the all-out hop game when it comes to their taste in beer. What is also great about this type of beer is that the option to modify it with flavored syrups – often raspberry or lemon – is available, which provides for a sweetness that balances out the tart nature of this unique variety of ale.  Continue reading