Tag Archives: Josh Christie

Why is it I only go to the library when there’s free beer?

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That’s right, Free beer at the library, on Tuesday, June 7, 2014 I took a drive to Pittsfield, Maine. Josh Christie, Author of Maine Beer: Brewing in Vacationland was speaking at the Pittsfield Public library about his book and the history of Maine Beer and there were free beer samples. Josh pulls key points from […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Conclusion

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The Maine Dream Team-up Project has officially come to a close, a fifteen day blog series that asked seventeen different, beer minded individuals, four questions about who they would like to see collaborate on a beer. In return I received a total of 74 different dream collaborations that consisted of 25 different Maine breweries, 29 […]

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: Josh Christie

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Josh Christie is an independent bookseller, outdoors columnist for the Maine Sunday Telegram, and author of Maine Beer: Brewing in Vacationland. When Josh isn’t slinging books at Sherman’s Books in Portland, he can be found lecturing about Maine’s beer history, sampling local brews, and skiing in the Maine mountains. Website: Brews and Books Twitter: @JChristie […]

A toast to Repeal Day and a glimpse at Maine’s Prohibition history

December 5th is a day of celebration in the beer community, dubbed “Repeal Day”; it marks the repeal of prohibition. On January 29, 1919 the 18th Amendment to the constitution was ratified, “prohibiting the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors for beverage purpose.” This new law didn’t go into effect for a year, January […]

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 […]