Participate in the Joy that is the Maine Madness Beer Tournament

Rationale After a year of writing a beer blog and drinking my way through New England, it occurred to me that the great state of Maine is fertile with good beer right now.  And it's only getting stronger with new breweries opening up every week. So when I saw the NCAA Men's Basketball bracket, I … Continue reading Participate in the Joy that is the Maine Madness Beer Tournament

Lawson’s Double Sunshine IPA Completes the Holy Trinity of Vermont Beers

No world class beer comes without a storied journey.  Whether it's a Pliny the Elder being smuggled to the east coast in a suitcase, a trip to the heart of Vermont's North East Kingdom for a taste of Hill Farmstead Abner, or a well-packaged six-pack of Zombie Dust arriving in the mail, getting your mitts … Continue reading Lawson’s Double Sunshine IPA Completes the Holy Trinity of Vermont Beers

Rising Tide Brewing Company Teaches Us How to Truly Drink Responsibly

For a long time, I've wanted to write about Rising Tide Brewing Company's Zephyr.  It's an autonomous IPA, a true original in our beer-scape of citrusy West Coast knockoffs.  It tastes more of pears than grapefruit or pine.  It hits the pallet with something unique. But I have something more pressing on my mind.  Something … Continue reading Rising Tide Brewing Company Teaches Us How to Truly Drink Responsibly