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.
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.
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.
Put a glass of Wheatwine to your nose and you get that familiar malty Barleywine aroma. But hold on. Take a sip and breathe in; you fall into a dizzy swirl of vanilla and apricot and who knows what else.