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I subscribe to a number of beer-related e-mail lists. Sometimes I think I do this just to torment myself. This just in from the Blind Tiger, NYC:

This Wednesday Feb. 25th at 12:00PM, the Blind Tiger is very proud to be hosting our dear friends from Stone Brewing Company.  This is one of our favorite times of the year…

On tap:

  • Stone Collaboration (with Alesmith & Mikkeller)
  • Stone Cali-Belgique IPA
  • Stone Old Guardian 2007
  • Stone Old Guardian 2006
  • Stone Double Bastard 2007
  • Stone Vertical Epic 08.08.08
  • Stone Imperial Russian Stout 2007
  • Stone Pale Ale
  • Stone IPA
  • Stone Ruination IPA
  • Stone Smoked Porter
  • Stone Arrogant Bastard
  • Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard

Bottles:

  • Stone Holiday
  • Stone 12th Anniversary Ale Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout

And they offer free cheese, too. And free wireless. While I am sitting here in the snow with my pale lagers. Arrogant Bastard indeed!

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You have probably seen it already, but my report from the wonderful island Manhattan is over at the Good Beer Blog. (And yes, there is a beer bar in this building, too!)

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New York beers

Another reason to start saving up for a transatlantic ticket: The New York Times writes about beers from New York in their travel section this week.

A sample:

O.K., so New York isn’t an internationally celebrated beer capital. But microbrews and craft beers you won’t find in much of the country are sold throughout the city, in flavors ranging from subtle to walloping (but skewed heavily toward walloping). Sure, you might find Saranac and Brooklyn Brewery beers in a state near you, but others are not available in much of the country; one of the state’s finest breweries, Southampton, just made it into its ninth state, South Carolina. Not bad.

(Careful readers may cry hypocrisy, recalling that in August, “Weekend in New York” celebrated cheap beer, mostly of the corporate swill variety. But can’t a Kobe beef snob enjoy a Quarter Pounder once in a while?)

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