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Coffee Journal 11/27/15 – Madman visits Irving Farm only to return to Stumptown

Since my last Coffee Journal entry I’ve had some palate pleasing coffee experiences and as I sip my Friday morning coffee (emergency Starbucks Via – Italian Roast in my office at work) I’m writing this entry…On 11/12 (and again on 11/23) I … Continue reading

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Coffee Journal: 11/9/15 – Changing of the Roasters – Stumptown

  After finishing two great African coffees from Elixr Coffee Roasters it was time to return to my NYC coffee adventures and check out another local roaster’s café. Though they’re not based in NYC, I was excited to check out … Continue reading

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The Brewed Palate’s Newest Venture: Specialty Coffee

Over this past Summer I began moving away from major chain coffee shop coffees (cough..cough Starbucks aka “Charbucks” to some coffee geeks) and started visiting local specialty coffee roasters; the first of which is located right in my neighborhood. Buunni … Continue reading

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Homebrew Wednesday 64: Back With Another “Big Beer”

Episode Summary The Holy Inn Brewing Company is back up and running! In this episode of Homebrew Wednesday I first pour a full glass of my imperial stout and share some brief tasting notes. Then I move on to footage from Sunday, … Continue reading

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Homebrew Wednesday 57/58: Tradition, Tradition! Hefeweizen (brew day & TBP updates)

Since the day I was born I’ve been living a life steeped in traditions, all of which have given me a sense of purpose and enriched my quality of life. So when it came to brewing and naming my first … Continue reading

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Homebrew Wednesday 55: So many hop varieties…So little time.

After filming the ending clip of my recent Grain To Glass video I decided to turn my camera back on and film myself talking about what else I’ve been up to lately. A good portion of which involves a show … Continue reading

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Spring Break – New posts starting 4/23/15

Some of you may be wondering where I’ve been lately and your concern is legitimate. I’ve been on a “Spring break” of sorts where I been busy with my Brewminaries club duties and Passover and therefore haven’t filmed enough content … Continue reading

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Introducing: Brooklyn Brewery’s Wild Horse Porter (Brewmaster’s Reserve Series 2015)

On Monday, February 9, 2015 I headed down to Brooklyn Brewery for the release of Wild Horse Porter, the newest addition to their Brewmaster’s Reserve series of beers. In line with the previous Brewmaster’s Reserve beer release events that I’ve been … Continue reading

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Homebrew Wednesday 46: A New Approach

For this week’s Homebrew Wednesday video I’ve decided to introduce a new “approach” or format that I’ll be using for HBW videos. Meaning, I’ll start with a detailed description of recently utilized homebrewing techniques and any tips that I’ve learned … Continue reading

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TBP Craft Brewer Interview: Bill Covaleski of Victory Brewing Company

On Wednesday, October 1, 2014 I headed downtown for yet another great brewery tap takeover event at Blind Tiger Ale House this time featuring Victory Brewing Company and 17 of its beers on tap. While there I had the chance to … Continue reading

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