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Art over Industry: Ale Apothecary brings its rare Oregon craft beers to the BeerMongers

The BeerMongers and Ale Apothecary’s Paul Arney host a free tasting of some Ale Apothecary beers. They’ll have fresh bottles of El Cuatro, Sahati, La Tache and Sahalie for sale and they’re raiding the Mongers cellar for several vintage bottles t…

Belmont Station/Merchant du Vin tasting tonight

MdV’s Tom Bowers pours some tasty beers tonight at Belmont Station….a splash of Ayinger Oktober Fest Maerzen for me, please…

From Salon.com: the problem with wine tasting

Adam Rogers wrote a fascinating piece in Salon — distilled from his 2014 book "Proof; the Science of Booze" — on just how hard it is to accurately describe and qualify flavors and aromas in wine tasting, and how few people — including the self-appointed experts — can really do it accurately…I present an excerpt here as a cautionary tale to expert beer tasters — I’m sure there are some (not me, I’ve never claimed to be) but I’m equally sure that not all who claim to be great tasters actually are…

Gigantic taps five different versions of Bang On! Postponed until Tuesday Feb 11

You’ll get the chance today to try five differently hopped, cask conditioned versions of Gigantic’s English Bitter/American Pale Ale, Bang On! You’ll also learn a bit about the arcane system of British cask measures, because the containers to be…