Brickway Brewery & Distillery

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I was in Omaha, Neb. for the Turkey Day weekend. The boyfriends family tradition is evening shopping after a tryptophan nap – so while they shopped, we went to downtown Omaha, enjoyed the Christmas lights and stopped into Brickway Brewery & Distillery to warm up…even though it was surprisingly warm for Nebraska (still below 32 […]

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Broken Compass

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The new kid on the block is rather impressive! Broken Compass Brewing is only a few months old.  My rule of thumb is to give a new brewery six months before I check them out and review. Broken Compass impressed me so. I tasted a few including the chocolate coffee stout, coconut porter, IPA and the […]


Perennial Artisan Ales – Abraxas

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You had me at hello! I mean, chili peppers, cocoa and vanilla beans. I was fortunate enough to get a chance to meet the head brewer of Perennial of St. Louis before he headed to the Big Beer Fest in Vail and of course try the Abraxas. This beer is an imperial stout brewed with […]