Cask & Vine’s What’s On Tap: Erol Moe & Pete Beauregard of Stoneface Brewing Co!
The name Stoneface is a reference to the The Old Man in the Mountain, and the company’s logo features a leafy hop cone with the profile of the famous rock formation. The company’s motto, “Live Free, Drink Craft” pays respects to the Granite State’s motto “Live Free or Die.” Stoneface is joining a craft-brewing scene on the Seacoast that has exploded in the last few years. Throwback Brewing and Blue Lobster Brewing opened recently in Hampton, and 7th Settlement Brewery opened last week in Dover.
Bert’s Better Beers’ Draft Pick of the Week:
1. Allagash Brewing’s Nancy
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Connecticut Brewery Stirs Controversy With ‘Gandhi-Bot’ Beer
The very first image on the New England Brewing Company’s Facebook page is one some might consider odd, and others offensive, particularly for marketing beer — a cartoon, robotic depiction of Mahatma Gandhi.
But despite a company-issued apology on Jan. 3 in response to criticism, (the apology has since been taken down) the controversy over the sale of a beer called “Gandhi-Bot” is not yet over.
“I think they must take it one more level—to reconsider and rename that brand of beer,” Srinivasan, a three-term legislator and the first Indian American elected to the Connecticut State House, told NBC News. “I find it despicable that they should use the name of Mahatma Gandhi.” READ MORE