The Industrial Way Neighborhood is the Fertile Crescent of Maine Brewing

(Originally Published in Maine Today Magazine on July 24, 2014.) Everything great has an intoxicating birth story. The Universe has the Big Bang. Life on Earth has the primordial soup. Civilization has the Fertile Crescent. The Beatles have Hamburg. And Apple has a garage in Los Altos, California. As the Maine beer renaissance roars on … Continue reading The Industrial Way Neighborhood is the Fertile Crescent of Maine Brewing

Results and Analysis from Round Two: Maine IPA’s and Seasonals

Just when you think you know who's is going to win a head to head match-up in this tournament, the votes come in, and you're assumptions are eschewed.  This was the case for last night's voting for Maine IPA's and Seasonals in the Round of 32.  I hope some of you out there have friendly … Continue reading Results and Analysis from Round Two: Maine IPA’s and Seasonals

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

Maine’s Best Drink-Me-Everyday IPA Is An Old Friend

You can't swing a growler in Maine today without hitting a new brewery crafting high quality beer.  Gone are the days of swilling Shipyard and Gritty's because you were dying to drink local beer.  Maine has joined the brewing revolution with full force.  Rising Tide, Maine Beer Company, Oxbow, Baxter Brewing, among others, have brought … Continue reading Maine’s Best Drink-Me-Everyday IPA Is An Old Friend