The Nihonjin Know Craft Beer. Artisan is Alive and Well in Japan.

My band and I just got back yesterday from our third tour of Japan.  Just like the previous two, this run was nothing short of awesome!  This year though, I finally found myself with the free time and the guidance to find some craft beer.  With breweries like Hitachino Nest (Kiuchi Brewery) and Baird Brewing […]

Tune in Monday to hear @Harpoon_Brewery Dan Kenary on the #SBLPodcast (11/12)

We are proud to announce that Dan Kenary, the co-founder of Harpoon Brewery, will be joining us on Monday, November 12th for the 13th episode of the Seacoast Beverage Lab Podcast. The Seacoast Beverage Lab Podcast started in August 2012 as a source for random beer related musings both local to New England and relevant […]

For The Love of Beer, Brew! #2

Had I only known that a yeast starter would have saved me… Pitching one tube of yeast with an OG of 1.090 is a not a good idea, but pitching a tube of yeast that is dead…you get the idea. I ended up saving the batch by pitching three packets of US-05; I probably could have […]

For The Love of Beer, Brew!

Hello Beer Lover’s, Sean and Ian have been asking me for some time to start writing home brewing articles for the blog. It has probably taken me way too long to get around to it but here goes. I have been home brewing for two and a half years and have brewed a fair share of […]

Haverhill Tap Brewery hosts NERAX North (New England Real Ale Exhibition)

Are you a beer fan?  Have you ever tried beer served from a cask?  If you like beer and you’ve never had a cask beer, you should check out NERAX North – New England Real Ale Exhibition. [Obviously, all cask beer fans are welcome too].  The three day cask beer festival starts on November 5th, […]

Cody Brewing to re-open in Amesbury-MA

Cody Brewing Company, formerly of Danvers – MA, is currently working out the details to re-open 22 miles away in Amesbury, MA. After closing down in March/April, Sean Cody is ready to get back to business – in Amesbury. Things will be different this go around. Sean has changed his business model and will operate […]

Crack open a can at the Buckbean CANFEST!!

CANFEST – International Canned Beer Festival‏ Reno, NV (August 2009)—Buckbean Brewing Company, Nevada’s largest production microbrewery, will bring to Reno this October the first ever CANFEST – Reno International Canned Beer Festival, the first international beer judging and tasting for canned beer, to take place at the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, Oct. 23, 2009. […]

Beer Event – Recap of Blues n Brews 2009

We just got back from the Blues n Brews festival. If you were there, you’d know how difficult it was today. The true fans of beer and blues toughed it out during the downpours and the extreme heat. I’m home – I’ve changed, but I still feel wet to the core. The blues music was […]

IncrediBREW on TV‏

If you don’t have time to brew your own, the next best thing is to brew on premise. At Incredibrew you can book a party with your friends and family to create some Homebrew, wine and/or soda for the kidos. Dave at IncrediBrew runs a great shop. I brewed my first beers there about 8 […]

Expansion – Steam Works Brewery

Steamworks expands into Midwest By Chuck Slothower Steamworks Brewing Co. is moving into three new markets as it seeks more customers for its craft beer. Customers in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., were added to the brewery’s territory March 31; Long Island, N.Y., opened to Steamworks beer May 1, and Wisconsin is next in line […]
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