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Books + Brews: Californium and beer X-tacy

Books + Brews: Californium and beer X-tacy

I used to do this thing where I’d pair books and beers, but life got in the way for a while and I had to stop doing it. Things have freed up lately, though, so I figure it would be fun to get back at it. To hitch my wagon back on the horse, so to speak, even if I was the one to unhitch it in the first place. I gotta be honest. I don’t really understand that saying. I…

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Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for August 2016

Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for August 2016

Wow. Summer went by quickly. Fear not, however. With the beginning of August comes another Books + Brews, your monthly low-down on what’s worth reading and drinking. Whether you’re headed back to school (and appropriately aged) or just getting ready to face Fall’s onslaught of pumpkin beers, take a minute or two to check out my beer and book recommendations. This month’s are courtesy of my recent trip to Asheville! August’s Brew: ESB, Green Man Brewery (Extra Special Bitter, 5.5%,…

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Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for July 2016

Books + Brews: What to Drink and Read for July 2016

Welcome to Books + Brews, The Shaw Spot’s monthly low-down on what to read and drink. You can expect one of these bad boys around the beginning of every month, where I’ll be letting you know what currently has me excited in the craft beer and literature worlds. No more wandering around the bookstore (unless you want to), no more vacant staring at your beer bar’s menu — just some friendly advice on a book you can pick up and…

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