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

Whole Lotta Amarillo, an IPA brewed by Smuttynose Brewing Company

7.8% ABV

Whole Lotta Amarillo

Smuttynose Brewing Company

Campfire King, an Imperial S'more Porter brewed by Barrel House Z

7.4% ABV

Campfire King

Barrel House Z

Slingshot, a session IPA brewed by Second Wind Brewing Company

4.8% ABV

Slingshot

Second Wind Brewing Company

Things We've Written

Several Cape Cod Craft Breweries to Check Off Your Massachusetts Breweries Map.

May you always have a beer in your pocket, and sand in your shoes. Or, something like that.

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.

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.