Of Sub-Par Festivals

My girlfriend and I had the misfortune of attending Granite State on Tap last weekend. The festival is part of the America on Tap festival company, which puts on “Authentic Festivals,” as its logo’s tag line… Which is the easiest way to say “We actually are not authentic, or there are obviously people that question our authenticity, but we are, we swear. It’s in our … Continue reading Of Sub-Par Festivals

2013 The Festival – Portland, Maine

Last Saturday I attended The Festival in Portland, Maine, and had one hell of a time.  For those unaware, The Festival is hosted by the Shelton Brothers and 12% Imports, two major importers of fine beers from around the world, including Cantillon, Drie Fonteinen, de Struise, etc…  The Festival showcases beers, ciders, and meads from small artisanal makers around the world, many of which are hard to … Continue reading 2013 The Festival – Portland, Maine

ACBF/ Yes I’ve Been Going to these Beerfests but I Keep Forgetting to Write about Them

(I apologize for not having any pictures, I was busy drinking and forgot to take any…)    So I did actually go to Beer Advocate’s “American Craft Beer Fest” last Saturday in Boston.  I went to night session that happened to be the last session, and I had a lovely grand old time with my girlfriend and our friends.  It’s weird that I haven’t written … Continue reading ACBF/ Yes I’ve Been Going to these Beerfests but I Keep Forgetting to Write about Them