I’m a big fan of what Nicklebrook Brewery is doing with their Bastard series of stouts. It’s always exciting to see what they’ll come up with next. The Bolshevic is amazing, the Kentucky is unique and now this, the Cheeky. Cheeky Bastard is a big change for the series – the stouts are generally high

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It was a beautiful sunny day last Sunday and though it was only slightly above 0, Shawna and I decided to go have a beer in the backyard. I made sure to include a cigar while we were at it. Our choice was El Idaho, a farmhouse ale by Shackland’s Brew Co. We remembered enjoying

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