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Naturally Delicious – Oregon’s The Little Woody Barrel-Aged Brew Festival

  The Little Woody Barrel-Aged Brew Festival out of Bend, Oregon differentiates itself from other festivals in its unique approach to connecting the attendees to the brewers as well as featuring craft beers that are brewed in wooden casks. I … Continue reading

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Not quite a beer story, but…

In England, tea is just as important. Amid the riots and horrific violence sweeping the greater London area last night, it’s nice to see that when it comes down to it, people band together to help. Here’s a great photo … Continue reading

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Keeping It Clean: Germany’s Beer Purity Law

In the past decade the United States has made great progress towards creating higher standards for consumer products. However, Germany began this process 495 years ago when the Bavarian government enacted Reinheitsgebot or “Bavarian Purity Law.” This law ensured the … Continue reading

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How About Some Cheese with that…Beer?

When I spoke with Bill Herlicka from White Birch Brewing, he suggested that beer and cheddar are an excellent combination. I did a little research, and found that the cheesemakers at Cabot totally agree with him. So, let’s take a … Continue reading

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“Drink Beer or Die”- New Hampshire’s Finest Breweries

Part 3- White Birch Brewing The final person I spoke with was Bill Herlicka, the founder of White Birch Brewing in Hooksett, New Hampshire. White Birch Brewing was established in June 2009, and its smaller size gives this brewery the … Continue reading

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“Drink Beer or Die”- New Hampshire’s Finest Breweries

Part 2- Tuckerman Brewing Company The next brewery up is the Tuckerman Brewing Company located in Conway, New Hampshire. The friendly and informative Jen Arnold gave me an overview of the company’s history and brewing methods. The Tuckerman Brewing Company … Continue reading

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“Drink Beer or Die”- New Hampshire’s Finest Breweries

Part 1- The Portsmouth Brewery Over the next few posts, we’ll be talking with people from some of New Hampshire’s most treasured breweries. First, let’s check out the Portsmouth Brewery located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. I had the pleasure of … Continue reading

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Monks & Beer?

When you contemplate breweries and their function in society, you don’t necessarily connect them to religion, or for that matter, pious monks. Interestingly enough, the brewers back in the early Middle Ages were none other than scripture reading clergymen! Yes, … Continue reading

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Hybrid Beer Tastings

You’ve all heard of Black & Tan’s and Snakebites, but what other mixing possibilities are out there? Last night I, Ursula, went down to the British Beer Company (BBC) in Westford, MA for a couple of beers. As I’m enjoying … Continue reading

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Wined (beered) and Dined

Alright lads. It’s Ursula here, and I’m going to give you a little insight on the dreaded holiday that more than likely ends up being pretty anti-climactic…well, you know what I mean. Valentine’s Day is usually filled with expensive flowers … Continue reading

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