Author Archives: VTHopHead

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

Prevalence An estimated 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease in 2014, including approximately 200,000 individuals younger than age 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. Almost two-thirds of American seniors living with Alzheimer’s are women. Of the 5 million people age 65 and … Continue reading

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Feeding America – Go Orange Campaign

Take Action Against Hunger This September and Go Orange September is Hunger Action Month, when the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks unites to urge individuals to take action in their communities.  The goal of Hunger Action Month is to mobilize … Continue reading

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Restarting the Homebrew Engine

In a previous article (Homebrew Cleansing) I provided the details of the final demise of the last beers from my previous adventures in beer homebrewing, which I gave up more than 10 years ago.  For quite a few years I … Continue reading

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Homebrew Cleansing

I used to be an avid home brewer… quite a few years ago… nearly 8, to be more exact. Over the 5 years that I participated in this worthwhile hobby, I accumulated quite a cache of saved bottles of my … Continue reading

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The Alchemist and Lawson’s Finest Grab Silver in 2012 WBC

Once again breweries from “little” Vermont, The Alchemist and Lawson’s Finest, have scored beer medals in the international World Beer Cup (WBC) competition. Held this year in San Diego, the WBC is quite likely the most prestigious beer competition in … Continue reading

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Sean Lawson Stumbles in 2012 NIPAC Competition

Well there is no happiness in Lawsonville… the NIPAC results from last weekend’s second round have been posted and Sean’s Chinooker’d IPA fell to High Water Brewing’s Hop Riot IPA… bummer… You can check the results at

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It’s NIPAC time again…

Last year at about this time, Sean Lawson, owner/brewer of Lawson’s Finest Liquids (a brewery in Warren, VT) was in the midst of a epic competition that would eventually see his wonderful “Triple Play IPA” crowned as the very best … Continue reading

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I am a “HopHead”…

I Believe in IPA! (Level 4) Hoptopia believes in IPA and you should too. Try 3 different IPA style beers in a 30 days period. Steve Koenemann was drinking a Centennial IPA by Founders Brewing Company Untappd Badge Earned: Feb … Continue reading

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