Belgium Comes to Todd (Alström) Night…

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Now for something totally unrelated to Harpoon’s new White beer. A couple of weeks back, our friend Todd Alström, a co-founder with his brother Jason of, celebrated his 40th birthday while in London. Last night, his wife threw him a surprise birthday party at The Publick House in Brookline, with a specialized menu designed […]

What The Hell Does Craft Beer Mean Anyways? A New Definition Arises…

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As I get ready to head to Washington DC for the first SAVOR festival, sponsored by the Brewers Association, I’ve been reflecting on the state of the industry and the meaning of American Craft Beer Week, which starts today. In the last several years, brewers, industry insiders, beer lovers, and others have debated the true […]

An Extreme Beer Festival Post-Script

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It was certainly a busy weekend for beer here in Boston with the fifth annual Extreme Beer Festival, sponsored by Sold out weeks in advance, the festival was an unparalleled opportunity to sample some of the geekiest products out there, including popular Ebay favorites, Surly Darkness, Port Brewing Angel’s Share, Portsmouth Brewery’s Kate the […]