Fall 2016

Fourth generation Brewmaster of Belgium’s Brasserie Dupont, Olivier Dedeycker, made his inaugural trip to the U.S. in June for the launch of “Deux Amis,” that’s French for two friends. This beer was made in collaboration with Olivier’s friend Tomme...

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Fall 2016

Whiskey is HOT but BEER is Cool

You could follow the herd, belly up to the bar and knock one back, But sipping on a beer redolent of the Flavors found in the best (most expensive) whiskeys, is another thing entirely. ou must have friends who are drinking whiskey these days...

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Fall 2016

A Mega Experience

Canada’s Award-winning Brewer Jerry Vietz Riffs on His Collaboration with a Rock Star From the time he first picked up a guitar at age 13, music has been a huge influence in all aspects of Jerry Vietz’s life. Vietz, Master Brewer for...

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SAM ADAMS, SIERRA NEVADA AND GREAT LAKES HARNESS HI-TECH TO ACHIEVE UNFAILINGLY DELICIOUS BEER, BUT NUMBERS NEVER TRUMP THE BREWER’S TASTE BUDS. f you’ve ever had a Samuel Adams Boston Lager, you’ve shared a beer with Jim Koch. Thirty-two years...

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It hasn’t always been an easy road for New England’s oldest beer. Founded in 1890, Narragansett, a brewery with a long and storied past, actually closed its doors in 1983. But, in 2005, Rhode Island native and former President of Nantucket...

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Fall 2016

Reminiscing about The One

Professional brewers craft many dozens or even hundreds of beers. Into each one they pour a bit of their heart and soul. For most of them though, there’s a special brew that launched a career. It could have been because the label was beautifully...

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Fall 2016

A Few Words From The Editors…

Dear Beer Aficionados, “When the Eagles hike the ball, people start to forget about summer beers,” says a colleague of ours at Draught Lines. While that may certainly be true for many sports fans, some of us need a reminder that summer isn’t endless...

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