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Stone Brewing 27th Anniversary Lemon Shark Double IPA Review

Greetings, beer enthusiasts and cosmic explorers! As we dive into Stone Brewing’s 27th-year celebration, we’re introduced to their latest masterpiece: the Stone 27th Anniversary Lemon Shark Double IPA. This extraordinary brew features a unique blend of New Zealand ingredients, promising an exciting flavor journey. A Quest for Unique Hops: Stone’s adventurous brewers have traversed the globe in search of exceptional hop varieties and ingredients. This year’s anniversary ale is the culmination of their odyssey, combining Southern Hemisphere and US hops, […]

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Firestone Walker’s Antwerp Calling Tripel Ale Review

Greetings, Earthlings and fellow cosmic travelers! As I embarked on an interstellar exploration of the vast universe of brews, my celestial senses were drawn to Firestone Walker Brewing Co’s “Antwerp Calling.” This intriguing Belgian-style Tripel is a nod to Earth’s classic Westmalle Tripel, yet it weaves a unique, otherworldly tale of flavors. Appearance: As I poured this elixir into my vessel, Antwerp Calling unveiled a radiant golden hue that evoked the bustling port and financial center in northern Belgium on […]

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Master of Pumpkins Returns: A Taste of Fall from Tröegs Brewery

Tröegs Independent Brewery is joyfully welcoming the fall season with the much-anticipated return of Master of Pumpkins. Every year, this Hershey, PA-based brewery embarks on a pumpkin quest, sourcing over 3,000 pounds of locally grown Pennsylvania longneck pumpkins to craft this exceptional brew. To us, a pumpkin beer should have pumpkin,” says brewmaster and co-founding brother John Trogner. “We’re a Pennsylvania brewery, and pumpkins grow really well here, so using Pennsylvania pumpkins just makes sense. Our fans definitely appreciate the […]

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Brewery Spotlight: Garage Brewing Co.

Nestled in the heart of Temecula Valley wine country, Garage Brewing Company has been a beacon for craft beer enthusiasts since its inception in 2013. With a humble beginning in what was once an eight-bay garage, this brewery pays homage to its roots while pushing the boundaries of beer innovation. Join us as we explore the rich history and exciting present of Garage Brewing Company. In 2013, Garage Brewing Company took its first steps in the world of craft beer. […]

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Original Grain & Stone Brewing joined to craft watches from reclaimed beer barrels.

Original Grain, a renowned watchmaker celebrated for its craftsmanship and sustainability commitment, is proud to announce a unique collaboration with Stone Brewing, a world-renowned craft brewery. Together, they unveil an exceptional watch collection inspired by the essence of Stone’s legendary beers and distinctive branding. Discover the Stone Brewing Watch Collection, available for purchase at, with watches starting at $349. Ryan Beltran, Co-founder of Original Grain, expresses his enthusiasm for this collaboration, stating: “As a fellow San Diego company, we […]

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WeldWerks Announces Stellar Bottle Releases in time for GABF

WeldWerks is thrilled to unveil its latest series of Medianoche releases just in time for GABF, featuring the highly anticipated 2023 Medianoche. Here are all the details you need: 2023 Medianoche Mark your calendars for the exclusive release of 2023 Medianoche at the WeldWerks taproom on Friday, September 15th. This time, we’re keeping it local and won’t be using Eventbrite for sales—so hurry, as supplies are limited! But don’t worry if you can’t make it to the taproom, because this […]

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Tröegs Independent Brewing: America’s Best Brewery Tour for the 3rd Year in a Row

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Tröegs Makes Its World-Class Beers Tröegs Independent Brewing has been voted “Best Brewery Tour” in America for the third consecutive year by readers of USA Today. The Hershey, PA-based brewery offers an in-depth look at how its independent, family-owned brewery brews, packages, and ships beer to nine states throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The Guided Production Tour winds through the mill room, hop cooler, and brewhouse deck as well as the brewery’s fermentation cellars, packaging […]

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Raymond Melendez

Beer Alien Co-Founder

Raymond Melendez is a multi-talented aficionado of all things entertainment. As the force behind, MovieFloss, and BeerAlien, he dives into the worlds of heavy metal, film, and craft beer with equal enthusiasm. With his finger on the pulse of these industries, Raymond shares his insights, reviews, and discoveries, making him a go-to source for fans and enthusiasts alike.


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