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Midnight Sun Brewing Company- Lemon Fizz

For the kids, and designated drivers, our local breweries have some wonderful root beers and cream sodas. Midnight Sun Brewing Company makes root beer and lemon fizz. We picked up a growler of Lemon Fizz for my teens last time … Continue reading

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Midnight Sun Brewing Company- Fallen Angel

About once a year, Midnight Sun Brewing Company makes and releases their Fallen Angel beer. The first time Michael and I tried it was last year at the Flying Dutchman, and we waited eagerly for the next release. It’s what … Continue reading

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Glacier Brewhouse- Raspberry Wheat

If you love good local microbrews, and you’re in Anchorage, one necessary stop is the Glacier Brewhouse. It’s downtown, and there can be a wait for a table. Bar seating is open though. It’s a busy place with good food … Continue reading

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Terra Bella

Terra Bella is easy to miss, and you really shouldn’t. It’s a tiny coffee shop tucked into the mini-mall ¬†across from the Dimond Center. It’s between the Men’s Wearhouse and Bed, Bath and Beyond. Ignore the chains on either side, … Continue reading

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Cafe Del Mundo- French Roast

Cafe Del Mundo is Anchorage’s first coffee roaster, having started in 1975. My first experience with fresh roasted coffee was from Cafe Del Mundo, my first mocha was made with Cafe Del Mundo coffee back in the mid-80s. It was … Continue reading

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Tonia’s Biscotti

Biscotti, twice baked cookies. First baked as loaf, then sliced and the slice rebaked to make them crunchy. Yum! The perfect thing to dip in coffee. If you go to places like that place with the green mermaid logo, they … Continue reading

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SteamDot- Saphir Sumatra Organic

SteamDot is one of Alaska’s newest coffee roasters. ¬†Walking into the shop, it’s bright and airy with the roasting area on full display behind a glass wall. They have treats and a nice full coffee menu. We all ordered coffee. … Continue reading

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