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Brewery Ommegang Hop House Belgian Pale Ale

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If it seems like I review some breweries’ offerings more than others here at the NYCR, I do. There are breweries, some large, some small, that are obvious standouts in my eyes. It may seem implicit, but when I’m at the beer store I almost always (try to) buy beer that I know I’m going to like. If I buy and review a beer I really dislike, it was probably by accident. Brewery Ommegang is one of the breweries that I can rely on to never put out crappy beer. I’m not saying every beer they make is great, but they…

Las Vegas Wine

When thinking about areas known for their wine, Nevada is not exactly the first thought that comes to your mind. The harsh climate of the state is not exactly conducive to wine making. However, one winery on the outskirts of Las Vegas has not only found a way around the climate, but is now a winery providing fine wine to clients worldwide. The Pahrump Valley Winery has a history that would almost sound like an urban legend but is entirely true. When the winery first opened in 1990, the area around Las Vegas had not been as fully developed as it is now and the…