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Patrick Orr: My last post as The Beer Nut

I want to thank everybody who has ever read a column or blog post I’ve written over the last decade or so about  beer. It’s been my pleasure, and I can’t thank you, the readers, enough for allowing me to

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Deschutes Brewery is fifth on top 50 list

The Brewers Association released their list of top 50 craft brewers Wednesday — and they are all pretty much the same as last year — with one change. Stone Brewing Co. moved up into the 10 spot, knocking out Boulevard

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Green Flash Beers finally arrive in Boise!

Amid all the buzz about local breweries getting their beers in stores this week, you may have missed that San Diego’s Green Flash Brewing Co. beers have finally showed up in Treasure Valley stores and pubs. This is awesome news

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Payette Outlaw, North Fork Lager in cans — three days early!

While it wasn’t supposed to happen until Monday, Payette Brewing Co. released its new cans of Outlaw IPA and North Fork Lager into the retail market place Friday afternoon, just in time for a balmy sunny-in-the-70s spring weekend. The Boise

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Payette Brewing to put Outlaw IPA in cans by April 1

Here’s some good news for Boise beer nuts. The fine folks at Payette Brewing Co. said Wednesday they will have Outlaw IPA and North Fork Lager in cans and on local store shelves beginning April 1. Those beers join the

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Drink beer every Monday for charity at Kegs 4 Cause

Hey Boise beer nuts — If you want to get a growler filled or drain a pint or two on a Monday night, consider heading over to the Payette Brewing Co. at 111 W. 33rd St. in Garden City. For

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Welcome to the Idaho Statesman’s new blog site

We have changed blog platforms to provide readers with a better experience. Please let us know what you think. All of our old blog posts will remain on for archival purposes. The blogs will have the following new addresses: •

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