What’s On Tap: Scott Thornton from Great Rhythm Brewing Co.
Founded in 2012, by husband-wife team Scott and Kristen Thornton, Great Rhythm Brewing Co. is one of New Hampshire’s newest and fastest growing craft breweries, highly regarded for brewing well-balanced, yet flavor-fully hoppy beer. Through its guiding vision—live life to the fullest with great friends, great music, and great craft beer—Great Rhythm Brewing Co. continually strives to make a positive impact within its community and within the craft beer industry. It does so by operating as a socially, ethically, and environmentally responsible company.
Third Chair: Carl Soderberg from Able Ebenezer Brewing Co.
Draft Pick’s of the Week:
1.Resonation Pale Ale
2. Amplified Amber Ale
5.0 percent ABV and 25 IBU—This hopped-up interpretation of a classic American style, balances a complex malt profile with a range of floral and citrus hop notes. In a word, electrifying!
3. Hopstock IPA
6.5 percent ABV and 70 IBU—This beer is truly a hop exposition, a festival of hops. Bursting with a harmonious blend of citrusy, floral, and fruity flavors and hop aromas, this India Pale Ale is perfectly imbalanced yet sessionable.
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Mobile cannery crafts beer on the go
SHELBURNE, Vt. – It sounded like a rock n’ roll show. It smelled like one. It felt like a rock concert, too, from the ankles down.
For the main players, the event has that rock n’ roll rhythm: Get up and do it again, in another town. But this is a beer-canning show on wheels, a weekly event someplace in Vermont.
The star of this show is Iron Heart, a company that rolled through Chittenden County recently with a day-long stop at Fiddlehead Brewery in Shelburne. Based in Connecticut, Iron Heart is a mobile business that travels more than 1,000 miles a week, stopping at breweries to put beer in cans. READ MORE
Yuengling makes return to a thirsty Boston market
Yuengling is barreling back into Massachusetts, and already some smaller craft brewers are seeing their beer sales go flat.
After a two-decade hiatus, D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc. is returning to Massachusetts with a massive marketing rollout, and already the brewer has signed up an eye-popping 6,000 bars, restaurants, and stores in the state.
“It’s damn impressive the amount of money and reach they have for advertising,” said Mark Hellendrung, chief executive of Narragansett Brewing Co., another old beer company with a cult status similar to Yuengling. “It’s millions and it’s everywhere. If I had millions in the bank account certainly I’d go to war.” READ MORE
Better Beer from Genetically Engineered Yeast
he future of beer is already here. It’s just not in your glass yet.
In genetics laboratories worldwide, brewing yeast—the microorganisms that transmute tepid grain water into tasty beer—have been genetically engineered to brew stranger and more flavorful brews than anything you can find on the shelf. However, as genetically engineered yeast has become easier and easier to create, a slew of ethical, legal, and marketing issues have kept these futuristic brewing yeasts from leaping out of the laboratory and into the brewery. We wanted to find out why. READ MORE
A partnership between White Birch Brewing, Andy Day and Alana Wentworth
The legendary Phoenix, the bird that rises anew from it’s own ashes, a metaphor for the renewing interest in our forgotten down towns. It’s no secret that Andy and Alana are passionate about Derry, having opened Cask & Vine on a part of Derry two years ago that contained many abandoned storefronts and wasn’t known by craft beer drinkers as a destination. Two years later, a beer lovers gem on East Broadway now finds a beer store worth visiting in the newly opened Drinkery Derry READ MORE