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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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    December 10
    Canadian born US citizen, living DC area for 14+ years. I am a well rounded Washingtonian, I look out for good beer/drink! You can see more drink reviews on my YouTube channel here: http://www.youtube.com/user/imbibehour

    Elite Yelper 7 years running

    Untappd user: ImbibeHour
    TwitterFeed: @imbibehour
    • Life is too short to drink crap.
    • Life is good, when we all drink well! if you'll excuse me I need to spend more time imbibing.
    Have done numerous trades in the past, but pretty much retired from trading.

    Quotes of wisdom and fancy from our hero...

    "Beer.... is made.... to be drunk....

    it is not currency..

    it is not leverage...

    it is joy in a bottle..

    every bottle that sits in someones house... never to be opened... waiting for an angle... is a beer that someone doesn't get to enjoy.. cherish... love.



    the end." - smakawhat

    "I have no rationality...

    rationality goes out the window..... when I walk into a store half the time...

    I regret nothing... I buy what I want.." - smakawhat

    "There is no vacation, like beercation." - smakawhat

    "You can't gouge the willing." - smakawhat

    • As an avid consumer and drinker when I walk into a store I can be either your best customer or your worst nightmare (actually I am a really nice guy).

    Favorite beer styles (in no particular order of preference):
    1. Tripel
    2. Kölsch (mostly American made ones since I can't get many true German producers)
    3. Rauchbier
    4. Bière de Champagne (Brut)
    5. American IPA
    6. Flanders Red and Oud Bruin
    BA fun quote: "BTW I do not like hard liquor, but now that you ask - I vote for vodka." - northyorksammy


    Drink now, because you can't drink when you're dead.


    Styles I don't seem to care for: American Blonde Ales, certain Dubbels and Belgian Dark Ales, NO Pumpkin beers! Milk Stouts, Malt Liquor, Oyster Stouts, Industrial "Adjunct" Lagers.

    Fame - 192/250
    Germany - 75/100
    Top 250 - 89/250
    Top Tripels - 62/100
    District of Columbia (US) - 23/25
    Maryland - 66/100
    Virginia - 42/100

    The old saying has never run true more than ever...

    "You can lead a horse to water..."

    If you don't know the rest...
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