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Food & dining

99 Bottles

Fruit beer, pumpkin beer, shellfish beer?

Brewers are constantly pushing the boundaries of acceptable beer ingredients. Fruit beers once seemed exotic and are now commonplace. Pumpkin beers are an annual tradition, and chocolate stouts are an improved form of dessert.

Shellfish in beer is obviously getting really close to that imaginary line that separates interesting from inedible, but if the title of this review hasn’t scared you off, you’ve come to the right place.

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