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Lagunitas Brewing Company by The Waldos’ Special Ale (2018)

Mike V. is drinking The Waldos’ Special Ale (2018) by Lagunitas Brewing Company at Bella Oaks

Ohhh. Ummmm. WOOOOOW. *need I say MORE!?!?* (Age the rest. This will EXPLODE in months to come!!!)

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The Waldos' Special Ale: 4/20 Earned the The Waldos' Special Ale: 4/20 badge! The Waldos' Special Ale: Treasure Huntin' (2018) Earned the The Waldos' Special Ale: Treasure Huntin' (2018) badge!

Kaweah Brewing Company by Hazward

Mike V. is drinking a Hazward by Kaweah Brewing Company at Kaweah Brewing Co.

That BODY. Full AF, with fresh-squeezed, pulpy OJ riding a righteously powerful hop backbone. Smokin', fellas, smokin'!

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Firestone Walker Brewing Company by Unfiltered DBA (Double Barrel Ale)

Mike V. is drinking an Unfiltered DBA (Double Barrel Ale) by Firestone Walker Brewing Company at Firestone Walker Taproom

Always a nostalgic beer. MAN! These guys know how to GETCHA!!! The Unfiltered is a definite go-to. For a BPA, it is LOVELY!

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Draft City (Level 29) Earned the Draft City (Level 29) badge!

Firestone Walker Brewing Company by Firestone 21 (XXI) Anniversary Ale

Mike V. is drinking a Firestone 21 (XXI) Anniversary Ale by Firestone Walker Brewing Company at Firestone Walker Taproom

This has aged well. Not a “write-back-home” beer, but tasty still!

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99 Bottles (Level 12) Earned the 99 Bottles (Level 12) badge!

Firestone Walker Brewing Company by Parabola (2016)

Mike V. is drinking a Parabola (2016) by Firestone Walker Brewing Company at Firestone Walker Taproom

Rich, velevety, and truly SAVORY. 2016. The end of a Golden Age of Vintage FW. This one’s on the “secret menu” here, and DAMN, it’s good!

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Firestone Walker Brewing Company by Parabola (2018)

Mike V. is drinking a Parabola (2018) by Firestone Walker Brewing Company at Firestone Walker Taproom

This one came side-by-side with the 2016 Parabola. YES! Bright, boozy, resinous stone fruit. A stand-out brew. So glad to be here!

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Hopped Up (Level 76) Earned the Hopped Up (Level 76) badge!

Firestone Walker Brewing Company by EX-1 Pale

Mike V. is drinking an EX-1 Pale by Firestone Walker Brewing Company at Firestone Walker Taproom

Clean & crisp! An excellent starter brew, after a day of tasting some of the best wines on the planet! From DAOU 2 Firestone: OFF THE TRAIL!

Mikkeller Brewing San Diego by Staff Magician

Mike V. is drinking a Staff Magician by Mikkeller Brewing San Diego at Pita Kabob Gastropub

GREAT nose. Dank and musky. NOT juicy, but super-clean and almost buttery at the finish. This is a “first beer of the day” kind of beer!

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Wheel of Styles (Level 20) Earned the Wheel of Styles (Level 20) badge!

Rocky Hill Brewing by Butler's Bag

Mike V. is drinking a Butler's Bag by Rocky Hill Brewing at Rocky Hill Brewing

And, YET ANOTHER delicious NE by one of my all-time favorite breweries! Come out next weekend and celebrate their One-Year Anniversary!!!

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Bottle Logic Brewing by Red Rover

Mike V. is drinking a Red Rover by Bottle Logic Brewing at Bella Oaks

I could die right now, and DAMN, would I die a happy man!!!

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Mikkeller Brewing San Diego by Træblod

Mike V. is drinking a Træblod by Mikkeller Brewing San Diego at Bella Oaks

What a delight. Straight POPPING out of the can. A new and immediate favorite of mine!

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Evil Twin Brewing by Imperial Doughnut Break

Mike V. is drinking an Imperial Doughnut Break by Evil Twin Brewing at Bella Oaks

This was WAAAY too crushable. Nothing compares to an Imperial Porter done right! The "Break" series are all becoming favorites! Cheers!

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Sky's the Limit (Level 60) Earned the Sky's the Limit (Level 60) badge! 2X (Level 63) Earned the 2X (Level 63) badge! To The Port (Level 6) Earned the To The Port (Level 6) badge!

Modern Times Beer by Orderville

Mike V. is drinking an Orderville by Modern Times Beer at Pita Kabob Gastropub

Holy SHITE! DAT COLOR!!! This is an outSTANDing Hazy. Great changes made to this bad boy’s recipe, MT, and it is paying OFF! Cheers!

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National Beer Day (2018) Earned the National Beer Day (2018) badge! Draft City (Level 28) Earned the Draft City (Level 28) badge!

Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Co. by Large Farva

Mike V. is drinking a Large Farva by Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Co. at Bella Oaks

Holy SMOKES, this is a righteous Hazy DIPA! That rindy yeasty chewiness. And that COLOR! Brilliant batch, Tioga! BRILLIANT!

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Middle of the Road (Level 53) Earned the Middle of the Road (Level 53) badge! For the Can (Level 5) Earned the For the Can (Level 5) badge!

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