2015 March Beers

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Beer Blog | 0 comments

Tango Weyerbacher Brewing Company Easton, PA In the beginning, Dan Weirback was a homebrewer and big fan of the blossoming new craft beers that were hitting the market.  One weekend in late 1993 while vacationing in Vermont, Dan and his wife, Sue toured the Long Trail brewery, back when it was in the basement of an old mill.  Dan was looking for a new business to get into but it was Sue who suggested they start thinking about starting our own brewery. Nearly two years later, Weyerbacher Brewing Company was...

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2015 February Beers

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Beer Blog | 0 comments

Tinder Rauchbier Uinta Brewing Company Salt Lake City, Utah Uinta Brewing Company embarked upon its mission of brewing world class, full-flavored, craft-brewed beer in the winter of 1993. From a small, renovated mechanic’s garage located in Salt Lake City, Uinta began distributing a tasty variety of beer ranging from 4.0% to over 10% alcohol by volume to local bars, restaurants, and liquor stores. Demand escalated, resulting in the installation of a bottling line in 1996. Then, in 2001, having outgrown its...

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2015 January Beers

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Beer Blog | 0 comments

Coronado Brewing Company Coronado, California In 1996, brothers Ron and Rick Chapman realized a long-time dream and got ahead of the craft brew curve in a big way, opening a brewpub in the heart of their hometown of Coronado. Back then, craft beer was still a foreign term and San Diego County was home to a mere handful of breweries, most of which were struggling to find their identity. The Chapmans had no question about who they wanted to be. Their clear-cut mission was to celebrate their islander roots through...

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2014 December Beers

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Beer Blog | 0 comments

Extremely Angry Beast Imperial Stout Clown Shoes Beer Ipswich, MA Clown Shoes begins, and maybe ends, with a wonderful mission statement “Our mission now is to produce beer without pretension while being free and a little crazy.” Perfect. Clown Shoes is the brainchild of the son of a local wine merchant. It is being contract brewed by Mercury Brewing Company in Ipswich, MA, the home of Ipswich Ale. Rather than trying to explain the Clown Shoes brand to you, here are the words of brand owner Gregg...

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Thanksgiving Beers Suggestions

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Beer Blog | 0 comments

Thanksgiving is a great time to bring new beers to try and share with your friends and family. To that end we have compiled a list of our two favorite styles for Thanksgiving, IPAs and Stout/Porters. Some of these are in extremely small quantities, so come in and make your selections early. (Unless indicated all beers are 22 ounce bottles) IPAs While it is not for everyone, IPA is the champion style of the craft brewers. While IPAs are known for their bitterness, they are not all created equal. To begin with they...

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2014 November Beers

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in Beer Blog, Blog | 0 comments

Thanksgiving Ale Mayflower Brewing Company Plymouth, MA On September 6, 1620, the Mayflower set sail for the New World on one of the boldest voyages in American history. On board were 102 passengers, including fifty-one Separatists and fifty-one “Strangers” – hired hands, indentured servants and others who came for their own reasons. The history books most remember such prominent figures as William Bradford, Edward Winslow and Myles Standish for their leading roles in the adventure. But it was a young...

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