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Schultz & Dooley Steins
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Celebrate Schultz & Dooley’s 55th Anniversary Saturday

If you're a Utica Club fan like me, you may want to celebrate the 55th anniversary of Schultz & Dooley, UC's spokesmugs this Saturday. As a former Utica Club Tour Guide, I say Happy Anniversary!

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Samuel Adams Winter Favorites
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Sam Adams Favorites Adds Variety To Winter

If you've been in supermarkets and convenience stores lately, you've probably seen a number of winter seasonal beers. Just arrived...Samuel Adams Winter Favorites Variety Pack from the Boston Beer Company.

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Toast The Holidays With A UFO [VIDEO]

For those of you not familiar with UFO (not unidentified flying object), it's a series of unfiltered beers brewed by the Harpoon Brewery. And just in time for the holidays, they're rolling out new "UFO Gingerland" beer. Here's what it's all about.

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Sarabac 12 Beers of winter 2014
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Winter Has Arrived At Saranac

It seems like breweries stay way ahead of the season these days, and now winter has arrived at Saranac! Actually, Saranac "12 Beers Of Winter" from the F.X. Matt Brewing Company is now available. Here's what's in this year's winter variety pack.

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Saranac Long John Lager 6 pack
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New Saranac Long John Lager For A Long Winter

'Tis the season for holiday and winter brews, and my friends at the F.X. Matt Brewing Company have just debuted a brand new winter seasonal beer...Saranac Long John Lager. I've tried it and give it two thumbs up! Here's more.

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Watch The First Beer In Space [VIDEO]

If you are a "Muppets" fan like me, you may recall a sketch from their TV show called "Pigs In Space." Well, get ready for the first "Beer In Space." No, that's not the name of a new cheesy sci-fi movie, it actually happened.

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The Perfect Beer Pour By ‘The Pope Of Foam’ [VIDEO]

We've talked about "The Pope Of Foam" on 96.1 WODZ's 'Beer Break At Work" weekdays at 3:20 p.m. He's Charlie Bamford, an accomplished brew master who is well respected by all brewers. Now, let the master show you the correct way to pour a beer.

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Yuengling Oktoberfest
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Enter Yuengling Oktoberfest Beer

If you've been listiening to your "Beer Break At Work" weekday afternoons on 96.1 WODZ, you know by now that there are a number of Octoberfest beers out there. Enter "Yuengling Oktoberfest" from D.G. Yuengling & Son Brewery of Pottsville, Pensylvania.

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‘Great American Beer Festival’ In Colorodo This Week [VIDEO]

If you're a craft beer lover, you know that this week's "Great American Beer Festival" is the "Holy Grail" of beer competitions. In fact, "Saranac Adirondack Lager" got a huge kick-start years ago for the F.X. Matt Brewery wining a gold medal. Since then, several Saranac beers have captured numerous awards at the festival.

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Saranac Beers Win Gold On World Stage

As a former tour guide at the F.X. Matt Brewery, I'm always interested to share the latest brews news about my Alma Mater. A number of Saranac beers have won gold medals in the "World Beer Awards 2014" competition.

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Here Come The Pumpkin Beers [VIDEO]

Just as the craft beer shelves seem bursting with Octoberfest beers (which is fine with me), here come the pumpkin ales. One of the most popular pumpkin beers these days is "Pumpkinhead Ale" by Shipyard Brewing Company of Portland, Maine.

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Great Lakes Oktoberfest Beer
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Great Lakes ‘Oktoberfest’ Beer Is Here

In my quest to keep you informed of the latest brews news, I discovered another Octoberfest beer, and it's from Great Lakes Brewing Company of Cleveland, Ohio.

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