Category Archives: Travel

Sometimes the most unlikely places are hidden gems for craft beer

I try not to be the guy who judges a book by it’s cover, but more often than not that’s what I do, and in my defense I’m right more often than not, but occasionally my snap judgments fail me. I recently encountered one of those moments when I judged unfairly. I took the family […]

Sometimes you drive from Bangor to Portland for beer

The haul

Sunday was a family day, a trip to Freeport spurred on by my son’s need for a new winter coat and some new pants, L.L.Bean and Carters were the destinations, but for the Lothian family a trip south always includes craft beer. To clarify, the kids don’t get any craft beer and the parents don’t […]

Lobster Pound Brewpub, why didn’t I think of that?

Lobster Roll w/Andy's Golden Ale

Back in January when the news came out that The Lobster Pound in Lincolnville was going to partner with Andrews Brewing Company also of Lincolnville and open this season with a new brewpub I knew that I would find my way there. It wasn’t a direct trip; we had to make a trip down to […]

Bar Harbor Beer Works needs work

Sign

Saturday was the first official day of summer, I took the family to Acadia National Park so the boys could play on Sand Beach, we drove to the top of Cadillac Mountain and stopped at Thunderhole only to find that the tide was out and things were pretty quiet. The weather was perfect, there were […]

Beer and brewery photos from my trip to Vermont

I spent this past weekend travelling to Vermont, I went for a family function but of course i hit every brewery i could while i was there. Here are some photos from Hill Farmstead, Rock Art, The Alchemist, Fiddlehead, Magic Hat and 14th Star. If you use Instagram follow me at http://instagram.com/#ifmycoastercouldtalk for photos of beer, […]