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The Brew Review: ‘Lucky Buddha Beer’ satisfies the belly

Sometimes you feel like having a hoppy IPA,  other times you want a dark, malty stout. But a lot of people just want to drink a more casual beer like Coors or Budweiser. If you’d like to buy a beer ...

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The Brew Review: A ‘victory’ of man and beer

As Fresno begins to heat up like a runaway train barreling its way toward summer, we drink dark beers less and less in favor of lighter, bubblier beer. However, while you can better enjoy light ales, lagers and IPAs outside ...

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Brew Review: The best of the worst

Being a part of the craft beer experience is awesome. There’s always something new and exciting to try from established or up-and-coming breweries. These days, the beer section in stores focuses heavily on craft beer – at least far more ...

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Brew Review: Saint Archer – light, citrusy, delicious

Craft beer is everywhere. These days it’s easier to track down the fancy beer in a store than it is to find your everyday domestic beer that is sold for less than a dollar a can. The good news is, ...

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The Brew Review: ‘Super Tramp’ is Super Good

Wheat beer is a beast of its own. It’s light, yeasty, low in alcohol and pours gold and cloudy. Super Tramp is a departure from everything held dear by lovers of run-of-the-mill wheat beer. It’s everything a traditional wheat beer ...

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Brew Review: Serpent’s Stout will slither up on you

The Lost Abbey is a brewery based in San Marco. The beers they produce generally are religious in nature. Their best-selling beers include “Ten Commandments” and “Judgment Day.” Although the beers the brewery makes are varied in style, they all ...

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Brew Review: Stone Brewing Company’s new IPA is… quite ‘Delicious’

When non-beer nerds think about IPAs, generally their minds go to an intense bitterness. People who are uninformed tend to think of bitter IPAs as a mistake. As if beer isn’t supposed to be bitter. IPAs are intended to be ...

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The Brew Review: When I saw its face, I was a ‘Believer’

Ninkasi Brewing Company, a craft brewery based in Eugene, Oregon, boasts a great line of beers that can be readily found in the Fresno area once again. Up until recently, Ninkasi, which gets its name from the Sumerian goddess of ...

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Brew Review: Lagunitas Brewing Company

A look at a few of the craft brewery Lagunitas’ offerings   This is the time to be alive if you’re a craft beer enthusiast. In California, you can’t drunkenly throw a beer bottle without hitting a craft brewery, and ...

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Brew Review: Dust Bowl Brewery

A look at a Turlock brewery’s IPA selection Craft beer is a term used to describe American brews made in a less mass produced way than a Budweiser or Coors–but really, you could call any beer a craft. California has ...

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Brew Review: Beers of the Bucket

The Bucket on campus is a lounge where you can get your lunch and, as it turns out, beer. Last semester, the craft brew options at The Bucket were limited. Although still limited, there are slightly better options to choose ...

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