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I’ve done 125+ breweries this year alone. Seems like a substantial amount, but in reality it’s like using a stein to empty a lake. These are my top five dark microbrews from 2018.   1. Lunar Eclipse Stout (Dobra Zupas) – Beckley, West Virginia This is the one that stole my liver. In fact, it was so good, I spent an extra day in the town of Beckley. A mild sweetness with a hint of chocolate orange. The added citra hops throw in a wee subtle bitterness to finish it off. My head was spinning from the great taste, not...

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Yesterday was the longest stretch of my journey. 735 miles to Rapid City from Dubuque. That’s a lot of Wall Drug signs. But it’s easy peasy from here on out as long as the weather cooperates. An inch of snow snuck in last night combined with high winds making the roads really shitty. On the plus, the extra hour of gained mountain time allowed me to call a taxi and head over to Hay Camp Brewing Company and Lost Cabin Beer Company, before they closed at 10 last night. Both breweries had their own whiskey style beer, among many others....

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