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A Visit to Keegan Ales

This weekend we visited our good friends Rhinebeck, and while we were there spent an afternoon at the Keegan Ales brewery in Kingston, about a 20-minute drive away. Greeted by a friendly bartender and patrons, we sampled a flight of all the Keegan beers: Old Capital, Hurricane Kitty, Mother’s Milk,  Joe Mama’s Milk and Black Eye. Mother’s Milk (a milk stout brewed with lactose sugar) is a consistent beer we have enjoyed before. Jo Mama’s Milk is Mother’s Milk brewed with coffee and brown sugar (it tastes almost like a milkshake). We really liked this beer – the coffee flavor was great…

‘Eastover’ Beer

Beer made a few appearances during our Passover/Easter weekend (even for the Passover Seder, which we celebrated on Saturday, a few days late). Oddly enough the beer we drank at our Seder was Sierra Nevada’s newly released Ovila Dubbel, which was actually brewed in conjunction with the Monks of New Clairevaux in California. As far as dubbels go it had a pretty full and smooth mouthfeel with less of the effervescence of some other dubbels we have had. On Easter Sunday we drank Tröegs beers from a sample pack. Pretty solid stuff. I also tried the Samuel Adams Long Shot 2010 winner…