Category Archives: Beer News

January 14, 2015


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


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, […]

December 15, 2014


Received this today: There are a lot of ways to sell these hard to get Bourbon and Rye bottles. You can do a lottery, raffle or offer them to your most loyal customers but what you shouldn’t do is jack up the price. I don’t care that Old Rip van Winkle 10 year goes for […]

November 29, 2014


via BeerAdvocate (ugh): I got about 14 hours of sleep so i’m all bright eyed and bushy tailed today. Thanks to all the Goose/Lakeshore Bev people on hand to help out, super extra thanks to all the Binny’s employees, and mondo amazing thanks to all of you for coming out and making this a super […]

September 15, 2014


I was pretty happy to see this over the weekend. The only time I’ve had HFS beers and not checked in was @ their festivals where there is no cell-service but I’d say this number is pretty accurate. I had my first Hill Farmstead beer in January of 2012 so that’s 2 years and 9 […]