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Weyerbacher Blasphemy

I've finally been getting back on the exercise wagon.  I've decided to start small, and just work on trying to improve my mile time, hoping that will improve my stamina.  I went out 4 times this week, doing a little over a mile each time.  My fastest was today, but still only a 10:30 minute mile!  I'm working on it!

I haven't had a beer in awhile, so today I decided to uncork a bottle of Blasphemy by Weyerbacher Brewing Company.  To make Blasphemy, the brewers at Weyerbacher take their Quad, a Belgian style quadruple, and age it in bourbon barrels.  In the bottle, it is unfiltered, bottle conditioned, and 11.8% ABV.

Blasphemy pour a reddish brown color with a finger width head that dissipates quickly.  The nose is full of vanilla from the bourbon barrels.  Taking a sip, more vanilla, caramel, and alcohol.  Very smooth going down.  After letting warm a bit, I'm getting a cherry syrupy taste, it is quite pleasant.  This is a great beer to sit and relax with.  If I ha…

Beer Blogs I Follow

No reviews this week, but I wanted to get a post in.  I'm going to highlight a few beer blogs I like to follow, and link some of my favorite posts over the past month or so.  Enjoy!

Beer To Try - beertotry.blogspot.com

I always enjoy reading this blog's reviews.  He's part of the team over at New Holland Brewing Co., and reviews a wide variety of beers.  Here's a review of Breckenridge Brewery's Summer Bright Ale:  http://beertotry.blogspot.com/2012/08/summer-bright-ale.html

BeerBrarian - beerbrarian.blogspot.com

Check out this recent post by the BeerBrarian about his beef with IPA day:  http://beerbrarian.blogspot.com/2012/08/i-dont-like-ipaday.html

Beers 'N' Books - beersnbooks.wordpress.com
Their IPA day post. 
https://beersnbooks.wordpress.com/2012/08/02/today-is-ipa-day/

I Drink Good Beer - www.idrinkgoodbeer.com
A video from Carton Brewing in the Atlantic Highlands, NJ and their first anniversary beer, SS 2012.
http://www.idrinkgoodbeer.com/beernews-beertast…