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Tom New's Blog – January 2010 Archive (2)

Long Trail Blackberry Wheat

Congratulations Lisa - the January meeting was a blast. I must admit that I am not a wheat-beer guy. There is an after taste that I am unable to describe. It may be a yeasty finish kind of thing – not sure, but I did enjoy the Long Trail Blackberry Wheat. The color and flavor were very much like a Rolling Rock. I only recognized the slight hint of blackberry and I didn’t get any of the wheaty after taste. Good starter beer for anyone who wants to experiment with craft brews.

Added by Tom New on January 22, 2010 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Church Brew Works

My wife and I went to the Church Brew Works in Pittsburgh on Saturday. Church is located in the old St. John's The Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, across the street from the ‘now closed’ Pittsburgh Brewery. I had two beers there –the Pipe Organ Pale Ale and a seasonal called Sleigh Wrecker.

I love a strong hop flavor in a craft brew and usually ask for the hoppiest thing on tap. If the wait staff knows their stuff, they usually will serve a tasty mug of just what the doctor ordered.… Continue

Added by Tom New on January 17, 2010 at 12:29pm — 1 Comment

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