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I was able to try Ten Hills Pale Ale from Goose Island today.  It came in a sampler 12 pack along with their IPA and Honkers Ale (two good beers in their own right).  I have been interested in trying this beer, as it is an Limited Release and Goose Island  consistently brews quality craft beers,  even if they are now owned by the Macro of all Macro brewers Anheuser Busch InBev.   The name and the marketing for this beer comes from the soon to be relatively famous hop farm, Elk Mountain Farms in Idaho. Their hops quality and character of…

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Today’s Daily Toast is an important one. So readers: take note. Today is an important birthday to us here at Modern Thirst. On this day in 1935, just 79 short years ago, canned beer was first invented. In Richmond Virginia, the first shipment of 2,000 cans of Krueger’s Cream Ale and Krueger’s Finest Beer were delivered to anxiously awaiting drinkers in Richmond Virginia. Their feedback was so positive that Krueger went into mass production mode immediately. This wasn’t the first attempt at canned beer. Some 24 years earlier, a first attempt was made, but the tin used in cans left…

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