Tag: New Hampshire

Cask & Vine in Derry, New Hampshire Barkeep by

Cask & Vine is a popular spot for locals in Derry, N.H. They come for the ambiance (soft lighting, no televisions, an oldies and jazz soundtrack) and the refreshing take on seasonal small plates. Oh, and there’s also 12 constantly rotating draft lines with plenty of local and regional beers.

Smuttynose Brewing Company: Scaling Up in New Hampshire From the Source by

The 20-year-old, Hew Hampshire operation Smuttynose Brewing Company moved in 2014 from a cramped and thoroughly analog brewery to a new facility featuring state-of-the art equipment.

States Debate the Sale of Craft Beer at Farmers Markets News by

As the popularity of craft beer rises, issues involving its availability at farmers markets have come up in state after state.

Beer News News by

Nevada brewery-in-planning works with city government to simplify regulations; BrewNH shines the spotlight on New Hampshire beer; craft beer loses two pioneering spirits; after fire, Minhas Brewery to come back strong; and German breweries fined in price-fixing collusion.

David Sakolsky of Blue Lobster Brewing Company Going Pro by

As head brewer at Hampton, New Hampshire’s Blue Lobster Brewing Co., David Sakolsky brews innovative beers that nevertheless remain rooted in classic styles.

Tod Mott, Co-founder and Brewer, Tributary Brewing Co. Last Call by

Tod Mott started as an all-grain homebrewer in the late ’80s; after an internship at Catamount, he landed a gig with Harpoon and then joined Portsmouth Brewery. Now Mott and his wife are opening Tributary Brewing Co., in Maine.

The Interactive Brewery: Breweries Extend Their Identities Within Their Communities Feature by

A good brewery is aware of the atmosphere it’s creating. They don’t just want you to stop in and check it off your list; they want you to hang around, ask questions, bring friends. In essence, it’s all about community-building.

Throwback Brewery From the Source by

Located in North Hampton, N.H., Throwback strives to source as many of its ingredients from local farms as possible. That includes using locally grown hops, malt and adjuncts.

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Ruckus Brewing bids to revive former Neuweiler brewery; Surly Brewing expansion plans nearly secured; New Hampshire debates raising beer tax; Boneyard brewery worker concocts Dawg Grog, a beer for dogs; and Michigan Brewing Company founder faces tax burden, angry investors.

Portsmouth, N.H. & Kittery, Maine Destinations by

The Portsmouth Brewery and it sister brewery Smuttynose just a few miles away already made Portsmouth, N.H. a craft beer destination, but the scene has improved even more in the past few years. More adventurous tap lists also lie just across the river in Kittery, Maine.

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Ichabod Pumpkin Ale causes trademark dispute; Miller-Coors buys minority stake in Terrapin Brewing; Pakistan may begin exporting beer; Wells & Young’s acquires McEwan’s and Younger’s; and Smuttynose moves forward with expansion plans.

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New ventures for Brick Store Pub; Weed fought the law; Smuttynose finds a home; Serving beer in liters is a crime; Star Hose to open in historic N.Y. firehouse; and Elysian and New Belgium collaborate.

Tod Mott of Portsmouth Brewery Going Pro by

Tod Mott has worked all over New England, but settled into a nice groove at the Portsmouth Brewery, Smuttynose’s brewpub sister.