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  • Cagey Beers
  • Cagey Beers

    When you run out of thing to pair with.
      An interesting aroma offers the sweetness of a blonde ale initially, but quickly becomes overpowered by the smell of fresh chilies.
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  • Revisiting the Reef
  • Revisiting the Reef

    St. George-made beers return with more umph.
      This week, I have the pleasure of bringing you their line of bigger beers—an India Pale Ale and a Golden Bock—each of which represents their respective realms as solid performers.
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  • Slump Busters
  • Slump Busters

    Sometimes you need more than a beer
      Occasionally, we beer nerds crave something different. Beer is great, but sometimes too much of a good thing can wear a person down.
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  • Weird Beer
  • Weird Beer

    Culinary influences take these brews in a whole new direction
      I think one of the reasons that craft beer is so hot right now is that it can become much more than just another alcoholic beverage.
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  • Sensory Assault
  • Sensory Assault

    Two beers that stimulate all of the senses
      It's nice to see some full-bodied beers popping up as the temperatures begin to climb. Right now, I'm all about the lighter beers—until I get a whiff of something dark, malty and chewy.
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  • Silver Linings
  • Silver Linings

    There's a bright side to Southern Utah's brutal heat
      Did you know St. George, Utah has its own brewery, too? It's co-owned by Las Vegas' Ellis Island Brewery and Casino, and has taken on the mantle of the official thirst-quencher of Southern Utah.
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  • Out of the Comfort Zone
  • Out of the Comfort Zone

    Two crazy beers' unique ingredients versus one anxious beer nerd.
      here are a couple of things in life that make me wince a little: tequila and cucumbers. I don't hate them; they just tend to not agree with me. So imagine my surprise when these nemeses showed up in two brand-new beers.
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  • If They Brew It, You Will Come
  • If They Brew It, You Will Come

    Two different ales with the same hop blend keep SLC brews interesting
      The Pink Boots Society is an organization that supports women in the brewing industry worldwide.
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  • Confinement Aids
  • Confinement Aids

    These beers may be just the things you need to make it through anti-social times.
      I'm a social drinker, always have been. I love to be with friends or strangers in neutral territory to simply decompress together.
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  • Beer Psychology 101
  • Beer Psychology 101

    Two breweries turn their backs on conventional stereotypes
      As I was sampling this week's beers, I noticed that I was sitting in front of the current alphas and omegas of Utah's craft beer scene.
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Cagey Beers Cagey Beers When you run out of thing to pair with. July 08, 2020
Weird Beer Weird Beer Culinary influences take these brews in a whole new direction June 17, 2020
Slump Busters Slump Busters Sometimes you need more than a beer June 24, 2020

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