History does not record when the first oath flew or who uttered it after a wayward shot at the Brattleboro… Read more »
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In my recent review of The World Atlas of Beer I noted that Vermont had 24 breweries, the most of… Read more »
It may have been more than twenty years ago at some Midwest outpost we’d journeyed to that Stephen Beaumont and… Read more »
I’m told it’s a free country, and you can basically do whatever you want, so there’s no reason to listen… Read more »
Our foursome was a few holes into the round at the Purpoodock Club in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, when someone asked… Read more »
In the sudsy realm of my life, the question I hear most often, and quite often, is the impossible-to-answer, “What’s your favorite beer?” The second most frequently asked question I hear comes when I pull out some beer not hitherto known to the questioner, who asks in near-wonderment, “Where did you get that?” It’s as if I’d traveled to some distant locale and cut through jungle brush to bring this exotic beer back alive.
[This piece first appeared, in somewhat different form, in the April 4, 2012 issue of The Commons, an independent non-profit... Read more »