See the beer video BANNED by YouTube - and hopefully tell us why? We certainly can't figure it out... On National Homebrew Day we meet the "Masholes", a fun group of home brewers and beer lovers from Massachusetts. The Masholes are a great group of completely diverse people who have been brought together by a common interest - craft beer. 50 people, countless beers and one funny group name! If you enjoyed this video, be sure to check out http://www.hereforthebeer.com for more!
In this episode of http://www.hereforthebeer.com we head to Terrapin Beer Company in Athens, GA. We meet with owners and co-founders John Cochran and Brian “Spike” Buckowski, who is also the head brewer.
Tim and Amy from http://www.hereforthebeer.com attended the Dogfish Head 75 Minute Simul-Cask (aka Johnny Cask) at The Sierra Grille in Northampton, MA. The 75 Minute IPA is a mixture of the popular Dogfish Head 60 and 90 Minute IPAs with a special whole leaf cascade dry-hopping session. After hopping the beer was transferred into firkins were fresh yeast and Maple Syrup were added.
In this episode of http://www.HereForTheBeer.com Tim and I head up to Harpoon Brewery in Windsor Vermont to try one of the first of the new Leviathan Quad's off the bottling line. We talk with brewmaster Scott Shirley who shares the inspiration behind this unique series of beers as well as what else is in store for the Leviathan series in 2009. We also take a look at the newly remodeled Windsor location, and their full restaurant and pub.
In this episode of http://www.hereforthebeer.com Amy shares a beer and some conversation with the Beer-Babe, Carla Companion, who you may know from her popular beer blog on blogspot. We talk about her site and her plans for 2009 as well as getting more women into good beer.
In this episode Tim and I head up to Middlebury, Vermont to Otter Creek Brewery and meet with their new Brewmaster, Mike Gerhart. Mike talks about what is in store for 2009 with the Otter Creek Imperial Series and Wolavers farmer series of beers.
Tim and Amy from http://www.hereforthebeer.com visit Portsmouth Brewery in NH for the famous "Kate the Great" Beer release. This Russian Imperial Stout is brewed once per year in very small batches, but has been called one of the best beers on the planet.
Tim and Amy from http://www.hereforthebeer.com visit Amherst Brewing Company in Amherst MA and take a tour with Brewer Mike Yates. Of course, they try some beers including the unique (and award winning) Heather Ale.
Tim and Amy from http://www.hereforthebeer.com sit down with writer Andy Crouch to talk about his book, the Good Beer Guide to New England.
Tim and Amy from http://www.hereforthebeer.com visited Washington D.C. on Inauguration day and made a stop at RFD (Regional Food and Drink) for a pint of Brewery Ommegang's "Obamagang" Inauguration Beer.
Tim and Amy from crack open their bottle of Avery Brewing Company's "Ale to the Chief" in Washington D.C. at the Inauguration of our 44th President, Barack Obama.
Tim and Amy from http://www.hereforthebeer.com talk glassware. What glass goes with your beer? Putting together a collection of glasses for all of your beer tasting needs. We boil it down to 9 glasses and talk about what beer is best served in each.
Tim and Amy (and friends) from http://www.hereforthebeer.com go home for the holidays and visit some South Philadelphia Pennsylvania Beer Bars.