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Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America is coming to Maine this August

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When I woke up this morning I wasn’t expecting to book a hotel room and buy bus and Brewfest tickets, but that’s what ended up happening. Sierra Nevada Brewing Company based out of Chico, California announced their Beer Camp Across America Festival Tour. A seven city whirlwind Brewfest tour that will land in Portland, Maine […]

Coaster Critique: Baxter Brewing Tarnation

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Name: Tarnation Brewed By: Baxter Brewing Company Style: California-style lager ABV: 5.3%   Tarnation pours a bright copper color with shimmers of red and gold as the light hits it, pour produced a frothy white head that lingered the entire glass. Nose is malty, biscuits and yeast with just a touch of earthy hops in […]

Coaster Critique: The Shed Brewery Nosedive

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Name: Nosedive Brewed By: The Shed Brewery (Otter Creek Brewing Co.) Style: Porter ABV: 6.75% Nosedive is black, when held to the light it takes on a deep crimson color; pour produced a short khaki colored head. The smell immediately reminds me of a freshly opened bag of coffee beans, baked bread, dark chocolate and […]

Pub Crawling around Portland

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I rarely have the opportunity to check out the bars in Portland, Maine, trips down are infrequent and although my wife would love to go out to the bars with me, it’s not my kid’s idea of a fun evening. The tail end of last week I was in Portland for training for work, this […]

New England Brewfests – 2014

Just like last year, this list is a work in progress, as I find brewfests around New England I’ll update the list. If anyone notices one missing or knows of some small fest that I’m not finding, please let me know and I’d be happy to add it to the list. Happy Brewfesting! Chaddah   […]