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My takeaways from judging the Maine Homebrewers Competition

Mash Tun and paddle

I was excited to help judge the Maine Homebrewers Competition this year, The Greater Bangor area has produced some solid professional brewers over the past couple of years – Joel and John of Foundation, Clay at Marsh Island, basically everybody working in the Geaghan Brothers Brewhouse to name a few – so judging this competition […]

Rising Tide Brewing Company hosts sensory training workshop

Samples and Flavor Spikes. Photo Courtesy of Kathleen Pierce

Thanks to Kathleen Pierce for this guest post from an Event I wanted badly to attend but couldn’t make happen. If my coaster could talk it would ask, why are you in beer school on a Monday night? As Portland becomes more and more beer-focused, classes like Rising Tide’s sensory training workshop will be equivalent […]