Friday, January 12, 2007

Beer Safari: Kentucky 1/11/07 Kentucky Ale

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Kentucky Ale
Kentucky Ale is a marriage between two classic beer styles, Irish Red Ale and English Pale Ale. Light copper in color, the unique body and character of Kentucky Ale is heavily influenced by the water, drawn from aquifers in the limestone rock underlying the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky.

Pint Night 1/10/07 Kirin Ichiban Special Premium Reserve

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With his gold label and Special Premium Reserve appellation, Ichiban outclasses and outperforms.
In 1990, Ichiban's debut made a splash in the world of super premium beers. The luxurious single wort (or first press) process yields a unique, complex flavor. With his gold label and "Special Premium Reserve" appellation, Ichiban outclasses and outperforms. But don't be fooled by a snooty attitude -- this is a great beer that goes with anything.

What makes Ichiban great
Prominent wort. Finest barley malt, premium hops, smooth finish, no bitter aftertaste.

4.95% alcohol by volume.
145 calories (per 12-oz. serving)
Available in 12-oz and 22 oz bottles, 12-oz and 24 oz cans, plus 7.75-gal and 15.5-gal kegs.

Pint Night 1/03/07 Boddingtons Pub Ale

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Boddingtons (United Kingdom)
Boddingtons is a refreshing, smooth & sessionable beer. It is renowned for its golden color, full-bodied flavour and malty, morish taste with smooth, tight creamy head. Brewed in Manchester since 1778, Boddingtons has an ABV content of 3.8% and 4.1% in cask.
Also available in Can, Keg and Draught format in Boddingtons Pub Ale (Export - 4.7% ABV).