Category Archives: Beer Blog Article

From the Hop Press: Back to the Future of Organic Beer

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The Hop Press… posted on Saturday, January 9th. There are in today’s marketplace many examples of beer being sold as “organic”. Today we will look at what it means to be organic, examine a … Continue reading

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From The Hop Press: 2010 Resolutions and Beer

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The Hop Press… first one of 2010… posted on Saturday, January 2nd. We are at that time of the year when nearly everyone makes some sort of a resolution, pledge or promise for the … Continue reading

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From The Hop Press: Hangovers 101

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s Hop Press… posted on Saturday, December 26th. With Thanksgiving over and now Christmas past, everyone’s attention turns to planning for their New Year’s celebration. I don’t really have a regular plan for the New … Continue reading

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From The Hop Press: Beer Style: India Pale Ales and Double IPAs

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s Hop Press… posted on Saturday, December 19th. For someone that calls themselves “The Vermont Hop Head”, you had to figure that it would only be a matter of time before I waxed poetically about … Continue reading

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From The Hop Press: 2009 in a Nutshell

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s Hop Press… posted on Saturday, December 12th. As 2009 winds down in a big holiday rush, I thought that I would take a look back at a few of the things that were important … Continue reading

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A VTHopHead Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving at the VTHopHead house is all about family, close friends, great food, football and, of course, good beer. While most people are focused on the turkey n’ stuffing, cranberries and pumpkin pie (I like these too) for my son Jamie and I it is also a time to pull out a “special” beer (or few) to add to the holiday cheer. Continue reading

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Featured Writer at The Hop Press

I have joined a small group of beer writers/bloggers on a new RateBeer.com endeavor called “The Hop Press” that can be found at www.hoppress.com. I am really happy to be a part of this select group. As one of their featured writers, my column will appear on Saturday each week on the Hop Press site. Continue reading

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Rock Art Wins “Monster” Battle!

Late in the day on Wednesday Rock Art Brewery, makers of “The Vermonster” beer, and Hansen Beverage Company, makers of Monster energy drinks, reached an agreement that will allow Rock Art to continue to use the name “Vermonster” for its beer, so long as it stays out of the energy drink market. Continue reading

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