The Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

Belgian Beer Fest is back and it's being held in Portland, Maine. This momentous beer festival will have over 70 breweries in attendance pouring over 250 different types of amazing beers. That's too many beers to be listed in this one blog post. Sounds like an opportunity not to be missed. This is a Beer Advocate (BA) ran fest, which means it's going to be

By | 2016-12-03T21:42:28+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gloves Are Off Budweiser

If you haven’t been living under a rock and have any connections to someone who loves craft beer than you’ve seen the Budweiser commercial during the Super Bowl last night. I was joined by close friends at Barreled Souls Brewing Company to watch the game while enjoying some home cooked chili (the mysterious crockpot #2 won BTW). The entire basement went crazy for the awesome

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:34+00:00 February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Craft Beer, Everything Beer, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Gloves Are Off Budweiser

Portland Beer Week 2014 Round Up Part 1

Everyone is still currently recovering from the craziness that was Portland Beer Week. A week of 60+ events involving beer tasting, scavenger hunts, arm wrestling competitions, tap takeovers, bottle releases, and much more. The week was a whirlwind of awesome people and beers that blew my mind. I have to applaud the ingenuity of the event planning that occurred this year. There were some events

By | 2016-12-01T02:34:42+00:00 November 16th, 2014|Categories: Craft Beer, Everything Beer, Maine Beer, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Portland Beer Week 2014 Round Up Part 1

Jumpin’ Jehosafats! Fresh Hops Season Is Here!

The sacred of all fall traditions in craft beer has arrived, fresh local wet/dry hopped beers! Until recently Maine has not had an abundance of access to fresh locally grown hops. Not until 3 years ago when the Hop Yard came into creation did Mainers expect locally grown hops in their beers. Hops were grown in New York, California, Washington, etc. and shipped to us

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:34+00:00 October 9th, 2014|Categories: Craft Beer, Everything Beer, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Jumpin’ Jehosafats! Fresh Hops Season Is Here!

Maine’s Tasty Tasting Rooms

The last 10 years in the Maine beer industry have seen a dramatic increase in new breweries opening. In fact, . These new kids on the block are looking at already existing breweries and other national newbies and built their blueprints accordingly. There are only 2 staple things that are needed to run a brewery in the 20th century: a brewhouse to make the beer

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:34+00:00 September 25th, 2014|Categories: Craft Beer, Everything Beer, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Maine’s Tasty Tasting Rooms

For A Beer Adventure, Go South!

Looking for something to do on a Saturday? How about a road trip south to a few breweries and beer places? Yesterday I packed my thirsty self in a car with a few friends and we spent the whole day in York County and New Hampshire. We hit Biddeford, Kittery, Portsmouth, and Hampton. Here is what we did: The initial destination was Tributary Brewing Company

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:34+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Categories: Craft Beer, Everything Beer, Uncategorized|Comments Off on For A Beer Adventure, Go South!

BBC14 Recap Part 1 | The LA Pre-Excursion

Where do I begin to recap this whirlwind weekend that is The Beer Bloggers Conference? Do I start at our visit to Golden Road Brewing Company? Perhaps arriving at LAX airport? I believe this story needs to start from the very beginning: 3AM on Thursday morning. I jumped into my car to drive to Concord Trailways bus station in Portland, Maine. I began to think

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:37+00:00 September 5th, 2014|Categories: Craft Beer, Everything Beer, Uncategorized|Comments Off on BBC14 Recap Part 1 | The LA Pre-Excursion

Beer Bloggers Conference Bound

The Beer Bloggers Conference is a gathering of writers, bloggers, columnists, media, and public relations professionals with the unified goal of growing online craft beer media. Thanks to the support of friends, family and the Maine Beer Community, I will be able to attend this year’s event in San Diego, CA. Last year the conference was held in Boston, MA and included e a pre-excursion

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:37+00:00 August 21st, 2014|Categories: Craft Beer, Everything Beer, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beer Bloggers Conference Bound

Product Review | Craft Beer Revolution By Steve Hindy

From a forerunner in the beer industry, Steve Hindy does a fantastic job with Craft Beer Revolution. It was a book filled with so many first hand stories and interviews from other movers-and-shakers in the industry. Steve talks to people like Fritz Maytag, Ken Grossman, Jack McAuliffe, Rob Tod, Paul Shipman…the list goes on. The cover does stand out Steve Hindy is the co-founder of

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:37+00:00 July 29th, 2014|Categories: Craft Beer, Everything Beer, Products, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Product Review | Craft Beer Revolution By Steve Hindy

Beer Camp Is Coming To Portland, Maine!

Sierra Nevada has decided to take it’s gigantic beer festival called Beer Camp to a city where life is good there: Portland, Maine. At 5:00PM on August 1st, 124 regional breweries will invade Thompson’s Point with a slew of their handcrafted beer. Sierra Nevada even came to Portland, Maine to collaboratively brew a beer especially for Beer Camp with Allagash Brewing Company called Myron’s Walk.

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:37+00:00 July 27th, 2014|Categories: Craft Beer, Everything Beer, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beer Camp Is Coming To Portland, Maine!
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