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Prairie Pirate Bomb


It’s been a while. I could insert a Staind video here, but I don’t think I should torture you with that. However, just because I haven’t written a post in a while doesn’t mean I’ve been completely silent. I’ve been posting pictures and such on Instagram, and those get posted on Facebook and Twitter as well…. → Read More

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Stella Artois Cidre


InBev decided to expand the Stella Artois line by adding a cider, or “Cidre”. I guess that’s supposed to make it sound fancy. The bottle also claims that it’s made with hand-picked apples. Is it? Who knows. I picked up this bomber (24 ounces) of Cidre for around $6.00 at the store. At the 2014… → Read More

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Dogfish Head Punkin Ale


I wanted to write this one before Food and Wine started, but I didn’t make it to the store until a couple of days ago. However, given the recent confirmation regarding the pour sizes and prices at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival this year, let’s talk about that first. A bottle of Dogfish Head… → Read More

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2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beer Survival Guide


The 2014 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is here, and with that comes the Beers and Ears beer survival guide with all you need to know about beer at Food and Wine in one place! First, have you downloaded the Food and Wine Festival Beer List app for iOS? Or for non-iOS devices, have… → Read More

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Shiner Wild Hare Pale Ale


It’s been a while, but this isn’t the first Shiner beer we’ve had on the site. Far from it actually; I reviewed the Shiner Family Reunion pack a while ago, which included the old standby Shiner Bock as well as other beers such as Hefeweizen and Kosmos Reserve. Shiner Bock does make an appearance at… → Read More

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2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Rumor: Beer Pour Sizes


8/20/2014 Update: Additional sources have said the 6 ounce pours will be limited to the Food and Wine Festival booths themselves. Other World Showcase locations will serve their normal selection and sizes. It sounds like decisions are still in flux a bit, but y’all have shown a lot of interest in this. Original article below…. → Read More

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New Belgium Snapshot


Here’s a snapshot of a Snapshot. Thankfully, this beer isn’t called New Belgium Selfie. It’s a 2014 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival beer, so let’s discuss! Most of the beers at Hops and Barley are wheat beers with fruity flavor to them. Leinenkugel’s Seasonal Shandy and Sam Adams Cherry Wheat both are full of fruit…. → Read More

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Uinta Baba Black Lager


Here’s the first pre-2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival beer review! Uinta Brewing’s Baba Black Lager is a beer Disney mentioned would be on the Food and Wine Festival menu early. It will be found at the Farm Fresh booth and is featured there because it’s certified organic by the USDA and the Utah Department… → Read More

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Via Napoli Beer Lunches During Food and Wine Festival 2014


For the past few years during Epcot Food and Wine Festival, Via Napoli has put on delicious lunches pairing Italian craft beer with Italian food cooked up specially for these lunches. Each Tuesday from September 23 – November 4, Via Napoli will be hosting a lunch and Eric Banduski, Certified Cicerone for the Italy pavilion,… → Read More

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The Beer of the 2014 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival


I’ve been on the lookout for the full 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival menus, and they’re finally here! Instead of making educated guesses as to where these booths will appear like we did last year (which was a little hit and miss), I’m going to take them alphabetically. Note that if a booth doesn’t have… → Read More

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Beer Tours: Beers Around the World (Showcase)


Last updated May 6, 2014 Drinking around the world at Epcot. It’s become almost an attraction in itself over the years, but what if you’re interested in drinking beer around the world instead of all those frou-frou drinks? The good news is all of the World Showcase pavilions serve beer. However, not all of them… → Read More

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Ten Best Places at Walt Disney World to Drink Beer – May 2014 Edition


Today we’re counting down our current choices for the ten best places to drink beer at Walt Disney World! First, we asked for your choices and you had plenty of opinions. @beersandears R&C or Germany in world showcase — Jason Fuller (@GoBearsGo95) May 29, 2014 The Rose & Crown, absolutely @beersandears, tho honorable mention goes… → Read More

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Schöfferhofer Grapefruit is Back!


I was walking through World Showcase after dinner at Via Napoli Monday night (more on that later) and wandered into the Germany pavilion next door. Once inside the Germany pavilion I briefly looked over at the stand with the best name in all of Walt Disney World. Seriously, it’s called Bier. It’s so obvious that… → Read More

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Guinness Extra Stout


Last week Brian wrote a fascinating article about Guinness and its history. Brian’s article mainly focused on the draught variety of Guinness, while I’ve just opened up what Guinness refers to as Extra Stout. It’s important to note that Extra Stout is brewed by the Guinness Brewing Company in New Brunswick, Canada. Yes, the labels on the… → Read More

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Beer Souvenirs at Walt Disney World


If you’re like me, you’re not a fan of the generic year merchandise and the stuff you can find at nearly every store in Walt Disney World. With the generally family-friendly atmosphere of Walt Disney World, I wasn’t expecting to find much in the way of beer-related souvenirs. To my surprise, this wasn’t exactly the case…. → Read More

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Beer Tours: The Friendship Pub Crawl


Previously on Beer Tours we looked at Drinking Around the World at Epcot, where in just a short walk it’s possible to try beers from thirteen different countries. Today’s edition of Beer Tours is just a short walk away from World Showcase. Just outside Epcot’s International Gateway are five resorts lining the shores of Crescent… → Read More

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Lagunitas Sucks Holiday Ale


A Happy Holiday season to you all! This certainly is my favorite time of year. I hope it is yours too! And may yours be filled with peppermint cocoa, candy canes, kisses under the mistletoe and getting completely trashed and embarrassing yourself in front of the family because you had too much of this amazing… → Read More

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Guinness Draught


Many say the Guinness served here in the States doesn’t taste the same as the Guinness served in Ireland, its home country. Since I’ve never been to Ireland, I can’t say for sure whether that’s true or not. Like Boddingtons Pub Ale, this one came from a nitrogen-pressurized can. The effect is much the same… → Read More

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The Beer of Epcot International Food and Wine Festival 2013!


The booth menus are out (here’s the full list), so let’s take a look at the beers that will grace our presence (or not) at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival 2013. Let’s start from the north (World Showcase Plaza) and go clockwise, as far as we know based on last year’s map. Terra… → Read More

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Black Velvet at Rose & Crown


The winner of the night, and my all time favorite drink when both beers are available… the Black Velvet! Didn’t think we’d make it this far in our adventure but we did! Half Guinness…half cider….in this case it was Strongbow (my favorite). Some people think Guiness is too heavy, others think cider is too sweet…. → Read More


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