All posts by Chad Lothian

Chad Lothian

About Chad Lothian

Chad Lothian lives in Old Town, Maine. He is a craft beer enthusiast and homebrewer. Chad has travelled to brewpubs, breweries and brewfests all over New England.

There’s something for every beer geek during Portland Beer Week

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I spent an hour looking over the events planned for Portland Beer Week, and it appears to me that they have teamed up with brewers from around the state to punch November straight in the face with craft beer. Portland Beer Week kicks off on Saturday, November 1, 2014 and runs through Friday, November 7, […]

Geaghan Brothers Brewing beer dinner with Maine Girls Pint Out

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At my house I am not the only fan of craft beer, my lovely wife Jessica shares my love of beer. Jessica is the Maine chapter Chair of Girls Pint Out, a National organization whose goal is to empower and educate women in the ways of craft beer, because it’s not a boys club it’s a […]

An eye opening visit to Sea Dog Brewing Bangor

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I realized recently while jotting down some notes for blog posts that I haven’t been in to the Sea Dog Brewpub in quite a while, about two years to be exact, not since I did a presentation for Social Media Breakfast Bangor. Admittedly Sea Dog isn’t a favorite of mine, and while the food at […]

Coaster Critique: Black Bear Long Pumpkin Stout

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Name: Long Pumpkin Stout    Brewed By: Black Bear Brewery Style: Pumpkin Stout ABV: 7%   Long Pumpkin Stout is deep black in color, no light breaks through, carbonation appears to be light, head is thin and khaki colored. Picking up some chocolate, maybe caramel notes in the nose, cinnamon and nutmeg are noticeable but not […]

Maine beer author to present during Bangor Book Festival

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 is the start of the Eighth Annual Bangor Book Festival, this years festival will look a little different, due to renovations at the Bangor Public Library the majority of events will be held at downtown businesses. Below is a list of events I pulled from the Event’s Facebook page, I want […]

Allagash Brewing Company celebrates 10 years of barrel aged beer

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Wooden barrels and beer have a long history, prior to stainless steel kegs the wooden barrel was what beer was stored and transported in. Today the wooden barrel is less for utility and more for the flavoring process. Brewers buy barrels that have previously contained wine or spirits, brew beer and age it in the […]