Now that my tax return has come in and I (amazingly enough) have a little extra money, I'm looking to buy into a decent home-brewing kit. I have the essentials priced out, but I'm wondering what you…Continue
Ok, I could drink Old Burnside, Hooker, Cottrell, and the other locals all day long: theres nothing like good, fresh, local beer. But is there any out-of-state beer that you can just grab, knowing…Continue
Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.As summer wanes (supposedly at least: it's 85 degrees at the writing of this) you may be tempted to get bummed out about the approaching New England winter, but instead I say: celebrate! There's football, autumn (the best season in the world), apple spice/pumpkin everything, and (obviously) Octoberfest. If you ask me, this time of the year is…See More
Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.It's obvious that we are living in a great time for beer in the CT right now. At the Eli Cannon's Beer Fest the other week I caught up with a few different brands that are new to the CT beer scene. Since there is so much new stuff going on in Connecticut, I…See More
Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.This past Monday Eli Cannon's Taproom held their 4th annual Beer Godz Week Kick-Off Beer Fest. The weather was perfect, the crowds were excited, the reps were on point, and the beer was plentiful. Add that all up and you have (what I consider to be) a darned fine beer fest that no longer merely "rivals"…See More
Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.In the middle of the summer it can be easy to overlook beer events. After all, you have BBQ's, parties, games, and a lot of lazing around to do! However, the summer is one of the best times (besides fall) for beer events as you can actually get outside and enjoy the weather! If you don't know what to do or where to go to get a good craft beer,…See More
"I had a 'gansett shandy last night at Plan B. It was very good. I must admit that I'm a Shandy fan in the summer. The Del's was lemony with a hazy pulp appearance I was expecting. I'd still rather mix my…"