Month / May 2009

Greetings, Today was the easiest day of the tour… just one brewery. This afternoon it was a visit to The Gilded Otter in New Paltz, NY. I’ll admit that this was not the first visit to the Otter. Their brews are not only clean and balanced, the staff is knowledgeable enough to be able to […]

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Greetings, First of all, as you may have noticed, there have been no pictures. Blame that on technology. They will follow on the web-site. (I have some super pictures – and video of the fermenters at Magic Hat and the new bottling line at Harpoon – Windsor, VT). We began the day at Harpoon (Windsor,VT) […]

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The First Day Greetings, It is the evening of the first day of the New England Brewery Tour 2009. I must say it was a mixed case of missing the chance (one should always call ahead to make sure the place you want to visit is open for business), making the best of a situation […]

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Greetings, Today is the first day of the New England 2009 Brewery Tour. The tour should consist of visits, announced and some unannounced, to the following breweries (brewpubs): Opa! Opa!, Southampton, MA – Northampton Brewery: 11 Brewster Ct, Northampton, MA – Jasper Murdock’s, Norwich, VT – Harpoon Brewery, Windsor, VT – Magic Hat Brewery, South […]

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St. James GateDublinIreland Preface: As you can see from the picture above, this tasting did not take place “in house.” The draft was drawn at The Waterfront Alehouse in Brooklyn, NY. I can assure you that this was a “beer-clean” glass and was served at slightly below the suggested serving temperature. That said… Appearance: This […]

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