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I tend to rise in the morning afflicted by a random song. Consciousness arrives, and a tune begins playing. It used to be that...

Just a bit of Germany in Jeffersonville; that’s plenty enough

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Let’s be perfectly clear: I’m an employee, not an owner

There has been big news this week. So pleased to announce we will be opening our sister restaurant @common_haus_jeffersonville. Bavarian Beer hall, full... Posted by Pints&union...

Ideas for a German-themed beer program at Common Haus, an eatery under development in...

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UNESCO is right; of course Belgium’s beer culture is a treasure of humanity

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Pink Guava Gose or Fuller’s ESB? Hmm, let me see …

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Pints&union is doubling down on classic imports from B. United International

I'm the beer guy at Pints&union, and we specialize in classic beers – the mainstay retro old school comfort beers; the greatest hits of...

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