Cambridge’s B-Side Lounge To Become the Lord Hobo, Licensing Problems Ensue…

Posted on 10 CommentsPosted in B-Side Lounge, Cambridge, Daniel Lanigan, Licensing, Lord Hobo, Moan and Dove

I’ve written here and elsewhere about the continuing troubles and sordid history of the popular B-Side Lounge here in Cambridge. The coverage has even made it into the Boston Herald and the Boston Globe’s online editions. One of the last local pubs to be integrated into the neighborhood, the B-Side reminded me of the many […]

More Fear of Blue Moon (by MillerCoors!) From the Brewers Association…

Posted on 7 CommentsPosted in Beer Wars, Blue Moon Belgian White, Brewers Association, Coors, Craft Beer, Great American Beer Festival, MillerCoors

Brewers Association founder and president Charlie Papazian is a passionate advocate for the small brewers his organization represents. He is also a prolific writer, having penned several books and magazine articles. Papazian also takes part in a new form of journalism/writing, writing a column on beer for Examiner.com. Launched in five cities, including Papazian’s nearby […]

Atlantic Brewing Company To Buy Bar Harbor Brewing Company…

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in Atlantic Brewing Company, Bar Harbor Brewing Company, Cadillac Mountain Stout, Maine

Although the deal isn’t quite inked, the Atlantic Brewing Company of Bar Harbor, Maine, maker of the excellent Coal Porter and Brother Adam’s Bragget, is set to buy its rival, the Bar Harbor Brewing Company. A little less than a year ago, an out-of-state entrepreneur bought Bar Harbor from its founders, Tod and Suzi Foster. […]

The Expanding Reach of Craft Beer: The Florida Gulf Coast Edition…

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in Beer Monster, Cigar City Brewing, Craft Beer, Florida, Saint Somewhere Brewing, Sarasota, Tampa, Yuengling Brewing

My family has vacationed on the Gulf Coast of Florida near Sarasota, off and on for about two decades. While I spent most of that time as a kid here, in recent years I’ve enjoyed not only the weather but also observing the changing face of beer in Florida. When I first started buying beer […]