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“Happy Saturday”

February 13, 2010

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Happy Saturday Nerd City! Don’t hate the player hate the game. In 1984 Jim Koch noticed the American beer scene was missing uniquely fresh & flavorful beers that he found over in Europe. Using generations old family recipes he discovered in his parents attic he started brewing beer and created the Boston Beer Company. Some […]

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“Happy Friday”

January 22, 2010

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Happy Friday Nerd City! I want you guys to know I love the big beers, massive hop monsters, imperial stouts, bourbon barrel aged ales, love them more then my X-box 360. They are great to drink for all their complexities but some times a nice low alcohol beer is a nice change of pace. In […]

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“Happy Monday”

January 17, 2010

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Happy Monday Nerd City! I want to talk about a style of beer that people either love or hate, it has polarized more people then the Phantom Menace, I am talking about Double IPA’s or Imperial IPA’s. It’s a full on blitzkrieg of hops in your month that you don’t get with a normal IPA. When […]

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“Happy Wednesday”

December 9, 2009

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Happy Wednesday, Nerd City. “The craft beer industry is 99% asshole free” -Sam Calagione. The craft beer scene is full of great characters; guys who name their breweries Rogue & Surly, name their beers Hopslam & Lil Sumpin’ Extra. People who work 18 hours a day 7 days a week because they wanted to help […]

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“Happy Wednesday”

December 1, 2009

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Happy Wednesday Nerd City. Not all mistakes are bad, example; Penicillin was a mistake and now it helps me with the one thing left from my trip to mexico, while trying to find a cheap substitute for rubber during WWII a scientist invented silly putty took them another 20 years to market it and in […]

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“Happy Saturday” Great American Beer Festival

September 26, 2009

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Happy Saturday Nerd City. This weekend was the Great American Beer Festival in Denver Colorado. Hoards of thirsty beer geeks descended upon the beautiful wilderness of Colorado for 3 days of beer. Dressed in their in finest cargo shorts (Camo or Khaki), socks from REI (meant for hiking but work just as well for standing […]

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“Happy Friday”

August 28, 2009

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Happy Friday Nerd City. DISCLAIMER: Nerd City does not advocate breaking the law but if you do make sure you do it with a sweet stache. Did you know in Smokey and the Bandit they were driving 400 cases of Coors to Atlanta. The first time I watched Smokey and the Bandit I knew that […]

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“Happy Monday” Great Taste of the Midwest Day 3

August 24, 2009

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Happy Monday Nerd City. I am going to tell you guys a travel secret that the fat cats that run the hotels don’t want you to know about its called late check out if you politely ask the concierge they will most likely do it for you so you don’t wake up at noon and […]

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“Happy Sunday” Great Taste of the Midwest Day 2

August 16, 2009

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Happy Sunday Nerd City. There is something beautiful about waking up hung over in a hotel room. Playing detective with your ATM receipts trying to figure out what happened the previous evening. Today was the big day the Great Taste of the Midwest opens its doors at noon but I had a little too much […]

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