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Get Ready for a Seriously Crazy Beer
As a beer fan and someone who loves to brew, I look for anything unique to try. Now, I’m bringing something seriously unique to you. And of course, I have to bring some professional help with me. Along with Mitch from Half Time and Jeff and Derek from Beacon Homebrew, I will be brewing a [[&#x…
Celebrate Oktoberfest!
Since it is, after all, Oktober, we had to offer an Oktoberfest as Beer of the Week at Half Time. And this one is one of the truest examples. Oktoberfest, as you are probably aware, is a massive celebration that started in Munich, Germany in 1810. Here’s the fun history: In 1810, Crown P…
You Want Pumpkins? We Got ‘Em
By popular demand, we bring you a pumpkin ale this week. One of the most popular ones out there, in fact. Shipyard is a legendary brewery, one of the biggest on the East Coast and the biggest in the brewery-heavy state of Maine. Despite their huge line of solid beers, the one I always seem to […
A Perfect Fall Beer
Look, I know many of us don’t want to acknowledge the end of summer, but it’s easier to accept with delicious brown ales like this week’s Beer of the Week. I love a great brown ale. I’m sure I’ve mentioned that once or twice before here on WRRV.com, but if not, II&#…
Backyard Beer of the Week!
You know how much I love featuring local beers as the Beer of the Week. It doesn’t get more local than this one. Plus, the brewer himself stopped by the show! Keegan Ales has to be seen as the foundation of modern craft brewing in the Hudson Valley. Tommy Keegan and his crew have been ma…
One of New York’s Best Breweries for 1/2 Price!
This brewery is one of my all-time favorites and if you’ve had their beer, it’s probably one of yours, too. Ommegang is an absolutely incredible brewery in Cooperstown. Not only do they do arguably the best Belgian style beers of any American brewery, they have a gorgeous brewery, too.…
You’ll Have Fun Saying This Week’s Beer of the Week
Who? Hoe? What? Here’s how you can not only pronounce, but get a big ol’ growler of this week’s delicious Beer of the Week for half price! Hoegaarden is one of the first non-“macro” beers that I ever tried. It was crazy; it made me realize just how much variety the…
This Beer Was a Mistake
But sometimes wonderful, delicious things come as a result of mistakes. Lagunitas is one of the fastest-growing breweries in the United States. Not only are they starting to grow in reputation, with people nationwide falling in love with their hoppy and perfectly-crafted beers, they’re growin…
Another Classic Brewery for Beer of the Week
We’re keeping with the theme of classic American craft breweries with another one perfect for the summertime. Anderson Valley, like many of the country’s early and important craft beers, comes from northern California. This time, we’re focusing on their flagship: Boont Amber Ale…
A Revolutionary Beer of the Week
It’s no secret that craft brewing has become a huge deal in the United States, and this beer is one of the originals. Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is one of the great beers in American craft brewing, a nicely hopped ale that set the standard for West Coast brewing. And when it comes to pale [Ȃ…

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