Category Archives: Beer News

June 30, 2015

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via LePan: While there are hundreds – thousands, even – of interesting wines to drink (and one should), a collection is something that should be curated according to strict standards. And that limits the market for truly collectible wine to just a couple of hundred different labels. For me a “collectible” wine should taste good, […]

March 19, 2015

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via DontDrinkBeer: re: Brother Soigné from Hill Farmstead The January 2015 blend really makes trading for any other saison a very difficult proposition. That lemon lime drop top I call it the sprite when I pop the HF you can call it a night. It just delivers on every level and people somehow sleep on […]

March 17, 2015

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I stopped by 3 Fonteinen last week to get some Framboos, cheese and Gueuze and also drop in Armand’s Brother’s restaurant to have some 2001 Oude Gueuze and of course, Stew. Framboos 2014 was 19 Euros a person and limit 2 bottles per person. About 800 were sold on-site with the rest packaged up in […]

January 14, 2015

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via:  As craft beer gets bigger, it’s also finding at its center people who simply love beer. Sometimes, though, that love can lead to obsession, creating special groups of fans on the fringes who sometimes seem to speak another language. And sometimes, they live in the cellar. Honestly, I’m only linking to this because they […]

January 13, 2015

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via VTBeer:  11 breweries opened in 2014. As of the end of 2014, we have 40 breweries excluding brands and contract-only brewers. 3 breweries closed in 2014. 1 brand purchased from a closed brewery in 2014. 2 new Vermont-based client breweries in 2014. As of the end of 2014, we have 5 contract-only brewing businesses. Lots of brewery expansions, […]