First order of business is to hop on the honesty train and admit the first few times I tried the beers from Singlecut Beersmiths in Astoria and which included several trips to the brewery I wasn't blown away by their beers. On one of our early dates my girlfriend went for a run over the Tri-borough (or RFK Bridge, whatever) which terminated at the brewery to quench our thirst. She had a variety of the Kim, I believe Hibiscus which kicked off her torrid love affair with sours
Pipeworks Brewing out of Chicago, IL began distributing their beers in New York City in the middle of 2015 and I've been impressed with nearly everything I've tried from them to date. My local bottle shop had a few of their beers on the shelf a few months back and a snagged a pint of both Lizard King, a mosaic single hopped, pale and Ninja vs. Unicorn, their cult favorite Double IPA. The latter has status for being a dank, very drinkable DIPA while also having the one of the
Who hasn't heard the age old sayings, "it's on the inside that counts," or, "beauty is only skin deep." These are ideals we're taught as tots so that we look beyond the surface of both people and things that we come across in our daily lives. When it's comes to purchasing any kind of beer, wine or booze the first thing we see before the style, appellation or length of aging is the package design. We all want to think we're smarter than being drawn in by a label but it happens
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