Brew free or die IPA

  A canned american IPA brewed by 21 Amendment a California brew pub, brewed in minesota with a name resemblind the  the NH state motto, idenity crisis much? It doesn’t really feel like a CA IPA, it doesn’t have the […]


Shandy time with Saranac

Saranac has been a craft beer presence as long as I have known of beer made by brewers other than BMC. I honestly overlook them along with a few other north east regionals simply because they all seem to be […]


Moat Mountain East Intervale IPA

If you have young children and you live in northern New England chances are you’ve probably made a trip to North Conway New Hampshire to visit Storyland. And if you have visited Storyland chances are you’ve also felt the need […]


Getting a little smutty with bouncy house

I’ll openly admit I am a homer. I root for laundry, Sox, Bruins, Pats and Celtics. What else would you expect from someone who was born and raised in the same small New Hampshire town and lived his entire life […]


Hello Little Brother: Focal Banger

  Wow! I was given one of these and I held it for a couple weeks, but night I just decided it was time. I apologize to friends and family that should have been here to try it.. I’m sorry. […]


Notch Session Pils: Gateway Beer?

This weekend I attended an evening family event for my wife’s 20th college reunion. As I checked out the sparse bar, I was given three beer options: Sam Adams Boston Lager Sam Adams Summer Notch Session Pils Since I was […]


Uinta Trader Session IPA

  Session Ipas are all the rage these days, I started to notice them last year. I was shocked to find this beer predates the fad by at least 12 years. In 2002 it won a bronze in the IPA […]


Wild Trillium from @trilliumBrewing

Trillium Brewing Company is just down the street from my Office in fort pointe Boston. When I saw they were having a bottle release on a day I was in the office, I figured it was a sign, and I […]


Cellared Pretty Things Once upon a time… EIP

Another Pretty things beer dug out of the cellar and another historic recipe provided to Pretty Things by Ron Pattinson. This beer was purchased in mid 2011, and stored at New England cellar temp. If you are unfamiliar Pretty Things has […]

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Stone Go To IPA

  I trace my love of craft beer back to the first time I tasted Stone Arrogant Bastard Ale. It was the moment my love of hops was cemented, and it’s the reason I’ll always have a special place in […]