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September, 2009 Archives

Shot from the  Magic Hat tasting during Happy Hour at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY. The Magic Hat rep brought three beers: Lucky Cat IPA, Roxy Rolles (seasonal autumnal amber) and the new Odd Notion for this year which is a Belgian Chocolate Stout. Hand model is John a local Beer Advocate superstar.

Shot from the Magic Hat tasting during Happy Hour at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY. The Magic Hat rep brought three beers: Lucky Cat IPA, Roxy Rolles (seasonal autumnal amber) and the new Odd Notion for this year which is a Belgian Chocolate Stout. Hand model is John a local Beer Advocate superstar.

Sly Fox Day offerings at Monty's Krown in Rochester, NY. This is the most amount of Sly Fox tap handles I've seen together outside of their own brewpub.

Sly Fox Day offerings at Monty's Krown in Rochester, NY. This is the most amount of Sly Fox tap handles I've seen together outside of their own brewpub.

Sly Fox O'Reilly's Stout glasses from the Sly Fox fest at Monty's Krown in Rochester, NY. Was really coveting one of these glasses and I ended up winning one in the raffle

Sly Fox O'Reilly's Stout glasses from the Sly Fox fest at Monty's Krown in Rochester, NY. Was really coveting one of these glasses and I ended up winning one in the raffle. This is one of my absolute favorite beers.Shot using window light and you can see I got a little flare from the condensation.

Hitachino Nest White Ale bottles on the shelf at Beers of the World in Rochester, NY. Really lovely packaging and colors.

Hitachino Nest White Ale bottles on the shelf at Beers of the World in Rochester, NY. Really lovely packaging and colors.

High Falls Brewery - Rochester, NY  My hometown brewery. Fancy a Genny Cream? :)

High Falls Brewery - Rochester, NY My hometown brewery. Fancy a Genny Cream? :)

Scene from a Belgian beer tasting at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY. Included lots of Belgian and Belgian-style beers. This is only part of the lineup. Third from the left is a bottle of Westvleteren 8.

Scene from a Belgian beer tasting at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY. Included lots of Belgian and Belgian-style beers. This is only part of the lineup. Third from the left is a bottle of Westvleteren 8.

According to @HeathrowAirport, The 5 Tuns is "a London-inspired pub and kitchen in Heathrow's T5". With 3 ales on tap and some great lagers, it's a good place to wait if you're early for checking in.

According to @HeathrowAirport, The 5 Tuns is "a London-inspired pub and kitchen in Heathrow's T5". With 3 ales on tap and some great lagers, it's a good place to wait if you're early for checking in.

View from a beer drinkers perspective. Do not recall which beer this was, but it was during a Belgian beer tasting. Title stolen from Peter Gabriel. Beautiful lacing on the glass.

View from a beer drinkers perspective. Do not recall which beer this was, but it was during a Belgian beer tasting. Title stolen from Peter Gabriel. Beautiful lacing on the glass.

Refurbished in November 2007, Barocco is located in the centre of Cardiff and has a 'Baroque' themed interior. On offer are premuim lagers and Brains beers.

Refurbished in November 2007, Barocco is located in the centre of Cardiff and has a 'Baroque' themed interior. On offer are premuim lagers and Brains beers.

Delicious Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pale Ale photographed in the Murenger pub in Newport.

Delicious Samuel Smith's Old Brewery Pale Ale photographed in the Murenger pub in Newport.