From the HopPress: Craft Beer Quest on Vacation

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My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The Hop Press… posted on Saturday, May 22th.

My wife and I have been in Myrtle Beach for the last week. The place we have rented is very nice, right on the beach and the weather has mostly been perfect for relaxing in the sunshine. Its a much needed rest for the both of us after a very hectic fall, winter and spring. Being the beer lover that I am, one of my favorite things to do while traveling on vacation is to sample some of the regional beer offerings.

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From the HopPress: Montbeerlier, VT 05602

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My last week’s featured article for RateBeer’s The Hop Press… posted on Saturday, May 15th.

This is a story of two successes at once, sort of like a piece of tasty candy with a yummy center. The first of these, the “tasty candy”, has to do with an event which occurred recently in my home town of Montpelier, VT. On May 1st of this year the Three Penny Taproom (TPT), located right on Main Street downtown, celebrated its first year anniversary in truly GRAND style… with Montpelier’s very first beer festival… a Montbeerlier Festival.


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From the Hop Press: Hill Farmstead – Brewer’s Talent, Family History

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My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The Hop Press… posted on Saturday, May 8th.

Even for Vermonters, Greensboro, VT is just a bit off of the beaten path. There are no Interstate highways, freeways or even what most people would consider major highways nearby. Get off of the larger paved roads that do exist and your GPS is quickly made useless by the network of unpaved roads that crisscross the farmland which dominates the countryside in this region.

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