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  • An Old Beerfest Stays Fresh

    The oldest beerfest in Connecticut hardly advertises. Beyond a bare-bones Facebook page, the semiannual event, hosted by the Knights of Columbus Lodge in Hamden, attracts attendance largely through reputation and word of mouth. As in recent years,... Read More »

Earlier Posts

  • Taking a Blood Oath

    American Whiskey in New York, New York was the apt location last night for the launch of Blood Oath — Luxco’s new hand-bottled Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. In the weeks before I... Read More »
  • Bluegrass and Bourbon

    I just got back from Louisville, Kentucky, where I had the chance to learn about Old Forester, Woodford Reserve and some other Brown-Forman brands, as well as tour the... Read More »
  • Living the Legend in the Big Easy

    I recently attended the Heineken USA National Distributor Conference in New Orleans, which brought together distributors from across the country to meet with company representatives, sample new products and... Read More »
  • A Blog about Glogg

    It’s been very cold in New England for weeks now, so last night seemed like the perfect time to open up a bottle of Glogg (a Scandavian mulled wine)... Read More »
  • Craft and Tourism at Privateer

    The tourism aspect of craft is booming. To that end, I recently visited Privateer, a premium rum-maker in Ipswich, Massachusetts. The company plans to expand from 7,500 square feet to... Read More »
  • Chatting About Apples

    Earlier this week I sat down with Martin Thatcher, the Managing Director of his family’s company, Thatchers Cider. He stopped in New York on his way from his home... Read More »