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Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian
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    I love beer. But I haven't always loved it. I grew up around my mother and father loving beer, my father loving Pabst almost exclusively, my mother loving her Bud light. Both okay beers in my book; at least in the Adjunct American Lager category. But towards my teenage years, my father sprouted a taste for darker brews like Guinness, Smithwick's (my first full beer) and just about any of the Leinenkugel dark brews. While a significant step up from your standard college party beer, these were still brews you could find pretty easily at any grocery store. It wasn't until I'd had my first authentic German Marzen that I understood why people love this stuff. I am now a beer fanatic, and am willing to try anything. But even more so, I'm a knowledge fanatic, and in the world of beer there is much to be learned. This foamy liquid of varying hues, consistencies, and flavors has been with us for thousands of years. It's rich with culture, heritage, history, and most important, it is always associated with good times. What's not to love about beer?
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