Monthly Archives: July 2010

From the HopPress: The Vermont Brewers Festival

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The HopPress… posted on Saturday, July 24th. Last weekend was the 18th annual Vermont Brewer’s Festival (VBF) in Burlington, Vermont. I had not taken this event in for a couple of years, so I … Continue reading

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Ratebeer Rating #1015: Weyerbacher QUAD

The “Commercial Description” for this beer reads… Massively big and delicious, QUAD is an elegant and dark ale. Rich with complexity and flavor, try savoring it after a long day or during a fine dinner. You also might enjoy it … Continue reading

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Follow-up on TPT’s Northern Forest: Beer & Cheese Tasting

Last Sunday afternoon I was one of about 10 lucky people that attended the Three Penny Taproom’s Celebrate the Northern Forest: Craft Beer and Artisan Cheese tasting event. The cheeses we sampled were specially selected for this event by Montpelier’s … Continue reading

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The Harpoon Championships of New England Barbecue

It has become a summer tradition over the last several years for us to attend this wonderfully fun event in Windsor, VT. For details you can visit the Harpoon Brewery site at http://www.harpoonbrewery.com/index.cfm?pid=28568. What: Celebrating our 10th year in 2010 … Continue reading

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From the HopPress: The Taste of Beer

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The HopPress… posted on Saturday, July 17th. Extra! Extra! Not everyone likes beer! While that is hardly news to any of us and sounds exceedingly silly to the average craft beer aficionado, it is … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Northern Forest: Craft Beer and Artisan Cheese

On Sunday (July 18) I will be attending a beer & cheese pairing event at the Three Penny Taproom here in Montpelier. From Their Web site: This one is called Celebrate the Northern Forest: Craft Beer and Artisan Cheese and … Continue reading

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Vermont Brewers Festival This Weekend

Vermont Brewers Festival — Burlington, VT July 16, 2010 to July 17, 2010 The Festival features 37 craft brewers from Vermont, New York, New Hampshire, Mass, Maine, Delaware, Louisiana and, to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the European discovery of … Continue reading

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From the HopPress: Outside the Beer – Bottles

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The HopPress… posted on Saturday, July 10th. For years my father maintained a eclectic collection of beer bottles and other beer-related paraphernalia. He worked at the Sterling brewery in Evansville, IN during college and … Continue reading

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