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It’s The Battle Of The Super Beers On Super Sunday

Just when you've thought you've heard every angle of this Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII, here's another one. As the resident "brew master" of Oldiez 96.1, I wanted to share  with you the battle of the beers. Here's what Denver Broncos fans versus Seattle Seahawks fans have to choose from, beer wise.

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Where To Find And Buy Mead In New York State

Have you ever heard of mead? People call mead "honey wine" due to the fact it's created by fermenting honey with water, spices, and grains or hops. 

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Winter Warmers For Cold Central New York Nights

The cold days of January keep on coming in central New York, and for beer enthusiasts, that may mean a "Winter Warmer" or two. What style of beer is considered a Winter Warmer? Glad you asked, check this out.

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Saranac Irish Stout Is Out

Even though St. Patrick's Day is a couple of months away, you can now enjoy a bit of Irish, thanks to the F.X. Matt Brewery. The brewery has just released its "Saranac Irish Stout".

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Saranac Introduces New Brew – ‘Prism White Ale’

As a former tour guide at the F.X. Matt Brewery during my college days (what a job, I didn't want to leave), I always take a keen interest in what's brewing at my Alma Mater. I just learned that they have introduced a new beer...Saranac Prism White Ale.

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Harpoon Brewery Of Boston Introduces ‘The Long Thaw’

More new brews news, this time from Harpoon Brewery, a craft beer maker based in Boston, Massachusetts. They've just released their new seasonal called, "The Long Thaw". Even though I haven't tried it, I love the name.

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Read A Good Beer Lately?

Our "Beer Break At Work" at 3:20 p.m. each day on Oldiez 96.1 gives you a chance to hear news about brews, and maybe win a Happy Hour from the Killabrew Saloon And Irish Pub. So, I talk a good game about beer, but if you're really into it, you might want to pick up a book on the subject.

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Really Thirsty Fella Opens Beer With Shotgun, Lives to Tell About It [VIDEO]

This doesn't seem like the smartest way to quench your thirst.

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A Clever New Brew To Discover

As the resident "beer guy", I feel it's my duty to inform you of new brews when I hear about them, especially those made in New York State. Well, over the weekend, I learned of a new beer that has earned rave reviews from my son (yes, he's of legal age). And it's got a catchy name.

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Beer Break – Make Your Own Black & Tan [VIDEO]

I know that St. Patrick's Day is a couple of months away (hey, with a name like McShea, I ought to know), but I thought that on today's "Beer Break" we would make a "Black & Tan". Usually, a Black & Tan is a mixture of stout or porter with a lager or ale. So, watch how to make one.

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Chili Beer To Douse ‘Polar Vortex’ Chills [VIDEO]

Have you noticed how a new phrase, "Polar Vortex" has entered into our language this week? Enter a style of beer to chase away that Polar Vortex shivering....chili beer. Check this out.

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Winter Ale To Chase Away Winter Blahs

Now that the holidays are over, we've got a strong dose of reality...winter for the next three months! But living in New York State, we're fortunate that we are surrounded by a number of regional breweries with their seasonal brews. Check this one out.

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