This week we are taking another quick break, but we will be back soon with lots of new beers for you to try.  Perhaps we will even try something special in the meantime.  Perhaps a live show. maybe Sunday.  Just maybe.

For those of you who were wondering about the winners of the Great American Beer Festival, we have a link to the winners list here (pdf).  Looks like I have alot of good looking beers to track down now (if anyone wants to send me a couple bottles of Dude Where’s my Vespa?, I won’t stop you).  Congrats to a couple of Michigan breweries that won awards,

Arcadia for their gold medal in the Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer Category with Cereal Killer Barleywine,
Short’s
for their Silver in the Experimental Beer category with Bloody Beer,
Big Rock Chop House for their silver in the Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale category with Red Rock
Redwood Brewing for thier silver in the Sweet Stout category with their Cream Stout
Bells
for thier bronze in the Bohemian Style Pilsener category with Bells Lager Beer,
Jolly Pumpkin
for their bronze in the Session Beer category with Bam Biere.
Bastone for thier bronze in the French- and Belgian Style Saison category with Saison Du Bastone
and Kuhnhenn Brewing Company for thier bronze in the Old Ale or Strong Ale category with 4th Dementia Old Ale

Great American Beer Festival

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Welcome everybody, I have a new cryptic review for you.  We’re trying out another new camera this time.  We’ve been looking to upgrade for a while now, but the last ones we looked at kind of sucked (which is why you haven’t seen our fantastic interview with Capitol Brewing Company yet.  Bet here is another try, this time a cryptic review of Avery Brewing Company’s Old Jubilation.  enjoy.

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Hey everybody, how was your vacation? What? You didn’t just take a vacation? Oh, that was me? You know, you are right. I remember now, in fact, I have proof of my recent travels. I found video evidence that I was in Chicago in the not too distant past. Although there are no real landmarks to prove it, just trust that this cryptic review is from the windy city.

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And on an unrelated note, Tailgating season has started! Be sure to get your official Thisweekinbeer Tailgate shirt at our special items store. This is different than our Cafe Press Store, and will contain a rotating selection of special items.

Tailgate Like a boss

The shirt is alot funnier if you’ve seen this video after the break (NSFW Language, put your headphones on)

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