Maine Brewing Supply Rolls Out Clone Recipes

(Originally published in Maine Today Magazine on September 16, 2014.) Do you crave a beer that you can’t buy here in Maine? Maybe it’s the elusive Pliny the Elder from Russian River Brewing in California. Or perhaps you still haven’t had the luxury of trying a Heady Topper from the Alchemist in Vermont. Or maybe … Continue reading Maine Brewing Supply Rolls Out Clone Recipes

Watch out, Heady Topper, Maine Beer Company Shows Us It’s Time For Dinner

I'm on a journey to drink them all.  And on this journey, I've drank a lot of them.  Heady.  Pliny.  (The Elder, not the Younger.  Yet.)  Double Sunshine.  Hill Farmstead Abner.  Zombie Dust.  90 Minute.  60 Minute.  Smutty.  Lunch. On this path to IPA enlightenment, I've tasted greatness.  So strap in tight and hold on … Continue reading Watch out, Heady Topper, Maine Beer Company Shows Us It’s Time For Dinner

Maine Beer Company’s Lunch is the Best Beer in Maine

Yeah, bold title, but it's true.  Maine Beer Company's Lunch is the best tasting beer in the great state of Maine.  And that's saying something in a state that boasts a deluge of world class brews. The new hip beer on the scene is the sweet/sour, yeasty saison.  In Maine, craft beer disciples are gushing … Continue reading Maine Beer Company’s Lunch is the Best Beer in Maine

When Life Hands You Citra Hops, Make Zombie Dust

In my pursuit of the perfect IPA there have been a small handful of recurring beers people tell me I have to try.  120 Minute IPA.  Check.  Maine Beer Company's Lunch.  Check.  Hop Stoopid.  Sierra Nevada Hoptimum.  Hop Wallop.  Green Flash.  Check.  Check.  Check.  Check. I've even found myself holding the elusive and mysterious Heady … Continue reading When Life Hands You Citra Hops, Make Zombie Dust