Interesting U.S. Breweries

Kettlehead Brewing Company taproom in Tilton, NH

Kettlehead Brewing Company

407 West Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276

Federal Jack's Brewpub in Kennebunkport, ME

Federal Jack's

8 Western Ave Ste 6, Kennebunk, ME 04043

Beerworks Brewing Company Boston/Fenway Park in Boston, MA

Beerworks Brewing Company (Fenway)

61 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Interesting Craft Beers

Martin & Lewis, a Milkshake IPA brewed by Widowmaker Brewing Company

7.1% ABV

Martin & Lewis

Widowmaker Brewing Company

Hay Bale, a Golden Ale brewed by Lookout Farm Brewing And Cider Company

5% ABV

Hay Bale

Lookout Farm Brewing And Cider Company

Invisible Airwaves, an IPA brewed by Stellwagen Beer Company

7% ABV

Invisible Airwaves

Stellwagen Beer Company

Things We've Written

What is Krausening?

Commercial brewers and homebrewers alike employ experimental and traditional brewing techniques to get their craft beer just right. One of those techniques is Krausening, a traditional German approach that eschews adding any sugars or extras to the fermented beer, with the goal of producing a "cleaner" beer. In summary, and ultimate effect, to kräusen a beer is to add carbonation to it.

Craft Brewers Guild by State

Beer Guild websites for now. More info about the guilds to come.

Cenosillicaphobia. Or ... the fear of an empty beer glass.

Cenosillicaphobia has been beer drinkers' worst nightmares since the dawn of ... well, since beer was created. The livers of beer lovers have a rational and sensible fear to this malt liquor malady, and rightfully so. If you find yourself suffering from Cenosillicaphobia, please, apologize to your liver.