Shawn from BGP


@MikeBGP and I are creators of The Beer Genome Project, a podcast and blog focused on discussing and enjoying beer. I am based in the Twin Cities.

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Ending the night with 's favorite: Coffee Bender. Fantastic stuff. Thanks !

Yep. Abrasive on draft at Pizza Lucé - St. Paul. Thank you neighborhood pizza venue for great beer!

Sully, around the fire, with devoted 21A followers. This is
a great moment. in MN!

Having a Hell or High Watermelon Wheat with and the folks from Hohenstein's.

I think I've found a new top 20 favorite beer. Definitely best brown ale yet. Indian Brown Ale. 4.5/5

My second ever beer: Dale's Pale Ale. I'm excited to try this beastly canned brew!

In honor of #IPAmonday, I'm having a IPA. I made the border crossing into Hudson, WI for this!

Hand-delivered brew from Central America (Belize). These Belikins are courtesy of .

Finishing out the night with a Punkin. Very solid brew with great body. The brown sugar helps.

Trying a Highland Tasgall Scotch ale. Thanks again to . This is great.

Having a Captain Lawrence NorEaster, courtesy of & . Thanks!

Having a Heavy Handed IPA hopped with Willamette. On draft at Town Hall. Great end to my weekend.

Some of the 2009 Surly Darkness & I took home from #DarknessDay. All of it is spoken for however.

Having another Lost Abbey beer, the Red Poppy. Wow it is great. Dry and sour. I love it.

Having some Val-Dieu Grand Cru 2006. Yes it's a SIX LITER brut bottle. And it's a great BSDA.

Having a Furthermore Fallen Apple w/ . It's an odd cream ale meets apple juice blend. Not sure yet.

Thank you Larry Ryan! The fabled Kona Brewing Pipeline Porter. I'd have shared one w/ ; too bad.

Green Flash's West Coast IPA has some seriously rocky head. And to have a bottle here in MN. Viva #IPAmonday !

Pumpkinhead from Shipyard Brewing Company. Still, close 2nd/3rd to Tyranena Painted Ladies.

Seriously- Lagunitas Lil' Sumpin' Sumpin' tastes so close to Wet. Wow. Try it. Yum.