• Upper Pass Beer Co | Cloud Droppin' Knowledge

    Upper Pass Beer Co | Cloud Droppin' Knowledge

    Upper Pass Beer Co is a farmhouse brewery in Tunbridge, Vermont conceived by homebrewers, Chris Perry and Andrew Puchalik, before Ivan Tomek joined the team in 2015.  They released their first beer at the Tunbridge World’s Fair in September of 2015 and have a been killing the Vermont Beer scene ever since.  They are currently in the process of upgrading to a 5 barrel system in Tunbridge to crank out more of their nano batches.  To keep up with demand, each month they contract brew 50 bbl batches of their First Drop American Pale Ale and Cloud Drop Double IPA at the Von Trapp Brewery in Stowe,...

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  • Nordeast Brewers Alliance  |  BREW.DRINK.REPEAT

    Nordeast Brewers Alliance | BREW.DRINK.REPEAT

    "To bring home brewers, and the greater community together to increase their knowledge of beer and brewing through education and experimentation, and having fun doing it." This is the mission statement from Suds Duds Society's July's Homebrew Club of the Month; Nordeast Brewers Alliance.  With over 70 members in the past 5 years straight and growing, they are one of the largest AHA-sanctioned homebrew clubs local to Northeast Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The club usually meet at Eastside Neighborhood Services from 7:00-9:00PM on the third Thursday of every month. If you ever plan on attending check their club calendar to be sure.  Their calendar is a great resource for...

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  • Wicked Wort Brewing | The Blind Tiger

    Wicked Wort Brewing | The Blind Tiger

    A speakeasy, also known as a blind pig or blind tiger, is an illegal establishment that sells alcoholic beverages.  Such institutions became popular in the United States during the Prohibition Era in 20's & 30's. During that time, bootlegging of alcoholic beverages was illegal throughout the United States.   Speakeasies largely disappeared after Prohibition ended in 1933, and now is a term used to describe retro style hidden bar.  Modern speakeasies are often small and almost impossible to find bars with an intimate crowd and a good time to be had for all.  Wicked Wort Brewing is just that; a chummy crowd drinking great beer having a...

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  • Red Earth Brewers | Homebrew Club

    Red Earth Brewers | Homebrew Club

    Red Earth Brewers was founded in 2010 out of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and currently has 108 members. They are very active in the statewide homebrewing community as well as the local commercial craft beer community. Their mission is to promote education and appreciation of the quality and variety of homebrewed beers, ciders, wines, and meads while serving to create a more connected community. This is accomplished through collective education, research, and the dissemination of information; to serve as a forum for the technological and cross-cultural aspects of the art of brewing. Red Earth Brewers's mission is shown through their connection...

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  • Roughtail Brewing | Kettle Hops Are Old School

    Roughtail Brewing | Kettle Hops Are Old School

    If you have been to a brewery or craft beer bar recently you have probably heard the terms “juicy” or “hazy” IPA.  You may have used the terms yourself while asking your beertender for one on tap or as a descriptor while drinking one at your local watering hole.  The hazy IPA originated in New England and has made its way to the west coast exploding into what we in the industry call the Haze Craze.  But do you really know why they are hazy and why most drinkers call them juicy?  The answer is pretty simple; adjuncts, yeast and...

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  • Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity | Homebrew Club

    Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity | Homebrew Club

    Quality Ale and Fermentation Fraternity aka Quaff is one of the most well known and awarded homebrew clubs in the nation.  In 2016 & 2017, the group won Homebrew Club of the Year at the National Homebrew Competition sanctioned by the American Homebrewers Association. In 2016, Quaff member Nick Corona won Homebrewer of the Year at the same competition.  Nick Corona's aspirations like many homebrewers is to eventually brew beer professionally which is nothing new to Quaff members.  Paul Sangster (Rip Current), Brett Goldstock (Duck Foot) and Matt Akin (Benchmark) were once brewing with Quaff and currently have their own production brewery.  You...

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