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Hopping Around: Papa Bolo

Hop around Tagaytay City for the newest craft beer destination: Papa Bolo. The name of the brewpub is a tribute to the folklore origins of Tagaytay’s own name. Located on the bustling side of the crater city, Papa Bolo is a massive sight to behold: a multi-storey glass-walled building with towering brew tanks, cozy furniture, …

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Into the Uchu-Verse

Venturing into the Uchu-Verse to explore the exciting frontier of Uchu Brewing’s Triple IPAs taught us that limitless possibilities exist in this universe of highly potent IPAs. Uchu Brewing: A Crossing of Two Paths Uchu Brewing is a space-themed craft brewery from Hokuto City established by two Japanese beer visionaries Masahiro Kusunose and Rumiko Suzuki …

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The First CBAP Beer Competition: Lessons Learned as a Beer Judge

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article posted on this website are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the persons, parties, and institutions mentioned. Before everything else, I would like to express my gratitude to all the organizers, sponsors, participants, and fellow judges for making this …

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The Finback x Bottle Logic Omura Trilogy

Omura is a massive Imperial Stout brewed by Bottle Logic Brewing (California) and Finback Brewery (New York) sometime in 2019. This behemoth was aged in Willet bourbon barrels for 10 months and manifested in three versions– Black, Orange, and White– each featuring different combinations of ingredients such as chocolate, coffee, orange, cinnamon, coconut, and almonds. …

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The Most Wonderful Time for a Beer 2020: Vol. 1

Christmas is indeed the most wonderful time for a beer. To help everyone get in the Holiday mood, we will be covering Christmas-themed beers from our friendly neighborhood breweries in a series of features. In this first volume, we take a look at this year’s Christmas Beer by Mitchell’s Backyard Brewery alongside the Bisperas Peppermint …

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Maximus: The Formation of The First Triumvirate

The First Triumvirate is an informal alliance among three names in the Philippine alcoholic beverage industry created in 2019 A.D. to bridge a proud heritage of five generations of master blenders and a young craft brewery that seeks to go against the tide. Two-thirds of the triumvirate, Destileria Limtuaco and Elias Wicked Ales & Spirits …

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