Tag Archives: Central Street Farmhouse

Brewer apprenticeship: bridging the gap from hobby to profession

A sample Scottish ale aged in a Bowmore Sherry Butt

Orono Brew Company is quickly approaching the point that grains can be mashed in, hops added, yeast pitched and beer consumed. Their brewhouse fabrication is complete and will be arriving any day now, if it hasn’t already, the tasting room is nearly complete, but is the brewer ready? I sat down with Asa Marsh-Sachs at […]

What is a Growler? and other growler questions answered

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In the past I’ve written about laws concerning growler fills, how to clean your growler and I’ve even reviewed a stainless steel growler but I haven’t spent any time explaining “what is a growler?” and some of the basics surrounding them. Growler: A reusable vessel that’s purpose is to transport beer (possibly cider, Kombucha) from keg […]

Refunds and Upgrades for Kahbrewfest ticket holders

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  Due to unforeseen events the venue for the Kahbang Music and Arts Festival has had to change and will now be taking place in Portland, Maine instead of Bangor, Maine. Due to difficulties in switching venues at such short notice the Kahbrewfest will unfortunately have to be cancelled this year. Individuals who purchased Kahbrewfest […]

Meet the brewers: Foundation Brewing Company

On Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Nocturnem Draft Haus is hosting another “meet the brewer night” featuring one of Maine’s newest brewery, Foundation Brewing Company. Meet the brewer night gives fans of locally produced craft beer a great opportunity to not only try new beer just entering the market but to chat with brewers about their […]

Portland’s newest brewery on target for March beer release

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Portland, Maine’s newest craft brewery, Foundation Brewing Company, has announced that  in February they started production on two beers and are on target to release them in early March. The first two beers to be released by Foundation are Eddy a Saison and Blaze which is a farmhouse style IPA. Foundation Brewing Company was started […]

Shopping for the craft beer lover on your list – 2013 Edition

Here we go again, another holiday shopping season, another list of people to buy gifts for and I’m sure one of them is a craft beer lover. Whether you’re a black Friday or cyber Monday shopper I’ve got a few suggestions that’ll make shopping this year a whole lot easier. First off, apparel, how about […]