A Few Thoughts On 2008, 2009, And The Future Of Beer In Boston..

Posted on 1 CommentPosted in Beer Writing, BeerAdvocate Mag, Boston, Craft Beer, Events, Harpoon, NERAX, New England, Paul Davis

I know that things here have been quiet over the last few months, with an average of 2 or 3 posts per month and usually just reprints at that. I’d like to say, with the burgeoning new year in mind, that the volume will likely increase here. I can’t. While I have certainly enjoyed covering […]

A Brief Recap and Review of the 2008 Great American Beer Festival…

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in Beer Journalism Awards, Beer Writing, Boston Beer, Brewers Association, Ethics, GABF, Great American Beer Festival, Harpoon, Mid-Atlantic, New England, Philadelphia

The annual Great American Beer Festival has just concluded another eventful run in Denver and I just returned back to Boston after an early morning flight. During the trip, I spent time in both Colorado Springs and Denver, with attendance at two of the 27th annual festival’s sessions. This year’s incarnation continued to build upon […]

Harpoon Scores A Rare Twofer…

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Congratulations are certainly due to the Harpoon Brewery for its impressive performance at two recent international beer competitions. Harpoon scored three gold medals at the Stockholm Beer and Whisky Festival and the European Beer Star Competition.  Harpoon’s flagship IPA won a gold at the Stockholm event in the Ale 4.8% to 5.9% category and a […]

Harpoon’s Warning Alert Level Goes From Yellow To Peach…

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The Harpoon Brewery here in Boston issued a consumer warning today regarding the release of its most recent ‘100 Barrel Series’ offering. The advisory reads a little like the welcome speech given to new bomb squad employees. Since offering the Harpoon 100 Barrel Series Pêche, a limited edition product, in May, Harpoon has been notified […]