I don’t blame people who do it – some of these rare beers are fabulous and worthy of being sought out. If you have the energy and time to do it, go for it. Have fun and enjoy the beer.
But for me, I just don’t have it in me anymore I used to rush to the beer store whenever a new beer was out that I really wanted was coming just so I could be one of the first in line to get it.
But, every once in awhile, I run into a situation that the particular beers they are pouring aren’t what I’m in the mood for. I’m usually left just grabbing a beer I’m not excited about.
Now, John Harvard’s Brewery & Ale House in Framingham is making sure beer drinkers have as many options available, [...]]]>
Welch, along with brewmaster Jan Matysiak, hosted a panel of tasters from throughout the U.S. (including myself) as well as one beer expert from Brazil.
For about an hour, we talked about the new beer, other winter seasonals and several other subjects. It was a fun experience, and I was a fan of the Global Warmer, a hoppy red ale. It also [...]]]>
The Jack’s Abby Brewing team is taking part in Movember, where men grow mustaches to help raise awareness, [...]]]>
Julio’s is hosting its first all-Massachusetts brewery festival, with more than 25 Bay State breweries will be pouring their beers from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
“Beer Hunter: The Movie,” will be showing at the Regent Theater, 7 Medford St., Arlington, on Thursday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the film starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance (http://www.montenews.com/article/20131105/BLOGS/311059956/-1/blogs01
What does that mean? You can’t go the cannery in Waterbury, Vt., after Nov. 15 to buy a case of its signature Heady Topper IPA or any Alchemist gear.
The brewery made the announcement on its blog today (click [...]]]>
First up is the phenomenal DirtWolf from Victory Brewing Company.
The DirtWolf is an imperial, or double, India pale ale, brewed with Mosaic, Simcoe, Citra and Chinook hops. It checks in at 8.7 percent alcohol by volume http://www.montenews.com/article/20131030/BLOGS/310309953/-1/blogs01
Give me some stouts or Belgian dark ales, or maybe even a barleywine or two. I’m ready, although I’m already starting to miss Oktoberfest beers.
Below are the a pick-and-mix six pack of winter beers that I’m looking forward to the most and I hope you do, too. They aren’t in a particular order.
Jim Koch, founder of Samuel Adams, and Dan Kopman, Co-founder of Schafly Beer in St. Louis has entered into a friendly wager.