I was offered a copy of “So you want to start a brewery? The Lagunitas story” by Chicago Press Review, and since I’m a fan of Lagunitas beer I accepted, having done no research whatsoever, I assumed (based on the title) it was another “how to” book on the brewing industry, which it is absolutely […]
At some point near the tail end of last year I started talking about adding Whiskey as a topic of this blog. I’m not looking to change focus, Craft Beer is still the main character, but I see this as an opportunity to learn, with more and more breweries barrel aging their beer it behooves […]
Recently I received an offer from Bailiwick Press to check out a digital copy of “Goodnight Brew” by Ann E. Briated with illustrations by Allie Ogg, an adult parody of the classic children’s book “Goodnight Moon”. Having two kids I’ve read many offshoots of the book so I was interested in checking out this craft […]
I purchased Joshua M. Bernstein’s, “The Complete Beer Course” a few months back, and have spent some quality time reading and rereading chapters, the book is called a “boot camp for beer geeks” and I would agree with that. The book consists of twelve “Classes”, starting with basic beer information, ingredients, hop profiles and brewing […]
I have on more than one occasion found myself in possession of a bottle or two of Yuengling’s, which of course leads to an Untappd check in and then a stream of inquiry’s that all go something like: “Where did you find that!” Yuengling’s beer is not available in Maine, but it’s become quite clear that […]
I’ve been talking with Josh Christie, author of “Maine Beer, Brewing in Vacationland” on Twitter for a while now. It was roughly a year ago when I caught a passing tweet about the book he was writing, and all I gathered was it was about Maine Beer. I’ve met Josh once, and our paths don’t […]
I’m not what you would call a world traveler. I don’t jet set across the country when I take a vacation. I do however, get in the car and travel around New England. I’m originally from Vermont, so a visit with the family takes me on a six hour ride. To break up the monotony […]
Chad Lothian, Lives in Old Town Maine. He is a craft beer enthusiast and home brewer. Chad has travelled to Brewpubs, Breweries and Brewfests all over New England.