Ding’s Beer Blog

08/15/2013
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Session #79 – The announcement. Friday, Sept. 6th – USA versus Old World Beer Culture

The Session, a.k.a. ‘Beer Blogging Friday’, is an opportunity once a month for beer bloggers from around the world to get together and write from their own unique perspective on a single topic. Each month, a different beer blogger hosts … Continue reading

05/10/2013
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Beer Review: The Wrecking Bar, Ding – The English Bitter

Ding Points: 70.00 Pour: 70.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes: I have not spoken to Bob Sandage about ‘Ding‘, so I cannot comment on its origin with any degree of certainty, but here is what … Continue reading

02/20/2013
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Back to School Night – 2013 Class & Tasting

February brings ‘Back To School Night‘ at the independent school where I teach, when (as part of Institutional Advancement) alumni are invited ‘back to school’ for an evening of classes offered by the current faculty. Most of the classes involve … Continue reading

01/26/2013
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My cask tears – Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting 2013

So, I’m writing this just a few hours before attending Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting of 2013. In fact, I’m writing as the judging for today’s event is actually taking place and I’m texting one of the judges between paragraphs! This … Continue reading

10/17/2012
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The search is over, and at the same time, just beginning

Yesterday was a pretty significant day in my little beer world. Was it a day that was characterized by me finding a long sought after bottle? No. Was it a day that I tasted and reviewed a super-rare beer? No. … Continue reading