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  • Everyday Drinkers Podcast 31: Oktoberfest

    Everyday Drinkers Podcast 31: Oktoberfest

    As of September 19th, a significant yearly event has started: Oktoberfest. We couldn’t be a proper drinking podcast if we didn’t take the time out of our busy schedules to sit down with a few seasonal brews and talk about it. We’re primarily drinking Märzen style beers but we expand beyond the boarders of Germany and kick back with some US styles as well. Beers in this episode include: Flying Dog Dogtoberfest Märzen, Leinenkugel Oktoberfest, New Belgium Hoptober Golden Ale, […]

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  • Josef Weinberg Radiance 2007 Riesling

    Josef Weinberg Radiance 2007 Riesling

    We’ve been in search for a good low cost slightly sweet riesling for some time now. There are many new wine drinkers out there that aren’t into big red wines and we want to find something to start them out with – a sweet riesling is a good beginner. The Radiance riesling is very pale yellow in color and offers a huge tropical nose. This has a classic riesling scent which borders on Ice Wine in terms of sweetness on […]

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  • 2004 Blue Nun – Qualitätswein Review

    2004 Blue Nun – Qualitätswein Review

    The holiday season is upon us and New Years Eve is right around the corner. Although bubbly wine, particularly Champagne is a popular way to ring in the New Year, it’s not the only option. A sweet cost conscious white wine, much like a bottle of 2004 Blue Nun, may be just the thing you need to head into the next year. A product of Germany, by H. Sichel Söhne, brings us a light refreshingly sweet white wine from the […]

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  • 2003 Valckenberg Gewürztraminer Pfalz

    2003 Valckenberg Gewürztraminer Pfalz

    The gewürz grape is a floral variety with lots of unique scents and smells. The 2003 Valckenberg Gewürztraminer Pfalz fits into this category perfectly by reflecting all that is Gewürztraminer at a cost of roughly USD $11.99. This is a white wine with a rosey peach nose and a pale yellow color. Gewürz is German for “spice,” and again the Valckenberg fits the bill with a lightly spicy taste which pairs well with spicy foods, poultry and barbecue making it […]

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  • What is a Pilsner?

    What is a Pilsner?

    Do you like dark and cloudy beer which is said to taste awful? Well, that was the concept of a Pilsner before the 1940’s. Pilsner is a Bohemian style beer, an area of the world which has changed over time and taken on new names, currently it’s known as the Czech Republic. The ancient city of Plzen has a rich history of beer brewing, so much so the Pilsner was named after it. This region has been brewing beers for […]

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