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

Oktoberfest, a Marzen brewed by Burke's Alewerks

5.5% ABV

Oktoberfest

Burke's Alewerks

Above and Beyond, an American Pale Ale brewed by Mast Landing Brewing Company

5.2% ABV

Above and Beyond

Mast Landing Brewing Company

Swift River, an IPA brewed by Cochituate Brewing

4.5% ABV

Swift River

Cochituate Brewing

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The Shower Beer, the pre-gaming ritual where you gulp an ice cold beer during your hot shower

Shower beers aren't just for pre-gaming college kids and dude bros. Naw, the truth is that showering with a beer has existed for a long, long time.

Dog-inspired Craft Beer and Brewery names

In the eternal fight for man's (and woman's) best friendship, are two forces of nature, beer, and dogs. Craft brewers around the United States have done an excellent job of marrying the two, either in their chosen brewery name, a specific craft beer, or, in the case of Everett, Massachusetts' own Bone Up Brewing Company, creating a whole craft beer series dedicated to dogs.

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.