Lagunitas Brings New Meaning To ‘Fresh’ Hop Ale With Born Yesterday – Updated With Tasting Notes

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I’ve been living in Washington state since 1998.  Upon my arrival from Northern California, I was pleased to discover that leaving the Bay Area definitely did not mean leaving craft beer behind.  Indeed, some of my favorite breweries in the World are right here in the Puget Sound (Two Beers (CBM Sponsor), Black Raven (CBM Sponsor) and Fremont, just to name a few).

Before discovering any of the amazing breweries the great Northwest had to offer, however, I already had a small stable of favorite breweries from Northern California.  Lagunitas Brewing Company out of Petaluma, California (and Chicago, Illinois) has always been right near the very top of that list.  Simply put, they don’t make a single beer I don’t like.  The quality and consistency of their beers is absolutely top notch, which is why I’m looking forward to trying their latest offering: Born Yesterday.

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No One Can Pick Just One (Volume 2)

Pick Just One?  Good Luck!

Pick Just One? Good Luck!

Welcome to the second in a series of arttcles, where I search my soul to share with you some of my favorite brews.  In the extremely diverse world of craft beer, picking a single favorite beer is virtually impossible.  So why limit your ‘favorite’ selection to just one beer?  In this volume, which is a bit ‘late’ (I meant to post this last month) I’ll be talking about Some of my favorite Fall and Winter time craft beers.

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No One Can Pick Just One (Volume 1)

Welcome to the first in a series of articles, where I will search my soul to share with you some of my favorite brews.  Every few months, there will be another volume, where I’ll keep adding to the list of my all-time favorite beers.

Pick Just One?  Good Luck!

Pick Just One? Good Luck!

It’s a question I get asked a lot: What is your favorite beer? or What is your favorite brewery?  Really?  Do I have to pick just one?  I mean, isn’t one of the joys of craft beer the fact that there are so many choices? It would be a pretty boring World if you were only able to select a single beer to drink for the rest of your life.  Most people I know have an extremely difficult, if not impossible time answering this question.

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