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Spring Newsletter Out Now!

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We just emailed our newest newsletter, a cheery piece on the craft beers and events of spring. Read the full newsletter here. Look forward to such seasonals as Gordon Biersch Maibock, Magic Hat Vinyl, and Peak Simcoe Spring Ale! And get excited for upcoming festivals like Brewfest and Athfest. Pr...

Keeping up with Brewlimination

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The first round of the current Brewlimination tournament is complete! Two of our beloved brews have made it to round two, which takes place during the remainder of February. Widmer Drifter Pale Ale will be taking on Rogue Juniper Pale Ale this time around after beating out our own Redhook ESB (wh...

How to Enjoy a Beer Fest

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Beerfests are some of the best events you’ll ever attend. Hundreds of relaxed, easygoing folks who all enjoy the same thing and are there to learn, taste and chat with the smell of hops in the air. When you attend one of these festivals, here are some things you should know before and durin...

Wheeeeeeeeeeeat

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This is a blog about Wheat beers. When you say the title of this blog, say it like this little piggy for effect. Wheat beer is an umbrella style, encompassing a number of varieties of beer. In its most basic form, wheat beer is almost always top-fermented and brewed with a large amount of wheat i...

Snow Brews!

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Got bored while I was snowed in earlier this week, so I took a case of assorted beer outside and took pictures of it in the snow. Here is some Magic Hat HOWL and Winter 2010 Odd Notion resting on a bit of iced-over shrubbery. Also took this creeper shot of HOWL. Did you take any sweet beer photos...

Snow Days in Athens

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In case you haven’t noticed, it snowed recently. In fact, it snowed SO much that we didn’t get to work yesterday (sad!). As for me, yesterday was a day of adventure. I measured seven inches of snow at my home in central Athens before heading out in my 4WD SUV to spend the day with fri...

Have-a-weizen Tonight!

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The beer style Hefeweizen gets its name from the German words “hefe,” meaning yeast, and “weizen,” meaning wheat; it is pronounced “heff-eh-vice-en.” It is a top-fermented and unfiltered wheat beer, usually with a cloudy appearance. Hefeweizens can be sweet and...

Year-in-Review: 2010

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What a year! It’s time to review 2010 in beer, blogs and good times. Here’s what we experienced! Peak Organic got a new website! This one’s fancy and I heart the food pairings. They look delicious… to add to the mouth-watering beers available from Maine’s best (in my...

25 Days of Beer - Review

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Cheers to the holidays! Below are the 25 Beers featured we featured this month from our warehouse of delicious brews. I hope you enjoyed any and all you tried out, and have a safe and happy week! Day 1 – Peak Winter Session Ale Day 2 – Pyramid Snow Cap Winter Warmer Day 3 – Gord...

25 Beers of Christmas - Southern Tier Krampus

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Merry Christmas! Today concludes our 25 days of beer. We end this holiday carol of sorts with Day 25 – Southern Tier Krampus. Krampus was featured in our winter newsletter as well as this month’s Southern Distinction magazine. It’s a strong Imperial Helles lager brewed in the sp...