Belgian Beer Fest Recap, Lawsuits Flying Around, and Other New England Beer Happenings…

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in Beer Monster, Belgian Beer Festival, Buzzards Bay Brewing, Carlson Craft Brewery, Denmark, Good Beer Guide To New England Update, La Resistance, Lager Beer, Legal, Paul Davis, Pennichuck Brewing, Pretty Things Beer & Ale, Prodigal Brewing, Rock Art Brewery, Shelton Brothers, von Trapp, Worcester, Wormtown Brewery

It’s been a while since I wrote about the New England beer scene, as my focus has been more on the national and international. So I thought I’d take a few minutes this suddenly snowy afternoon to offer some brief updates on the New England beer scene. Openings and Closings Since writing The Good Beer […]

American Craft Beer Hegemony

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Walk into a bar in Copenhagen’s trendy Nørrebro neighborhood and one expects to find the occasional Danish craft beer alongside the standard Carlsberg and Tuborg offerings. In Tokyo, Kirin and Asahi mainly go over the bar, while Shanghai bars offer only Tsingtao and Snow. So no one would blame a visitor for double-taking at bottles […]

Goodbye Extreme Beer Festival, Hello Denmark…

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So another Extreme Beer Festival is now behind this. This event has grown in many ways and yesterday’s sessions were an impressive onslaught of unusual flavors and approaches to the ever expanding definition of beer. The panel discussion was filled with interesting ideas that I look forward to reviewing when it’s posted online, including a […]