Summer Beers: Slumbrew Island Day and Sebago Simmer Down

Although I have been drinking a lot of craft pilsners during these warm summer days, I also love light-bodied hoppy beers when it’s hot and humid. In particular, the bright and fruity flavors of American style hops are a perfect complement to a summer BBQ. A couple summer beers I tried recently fit this description. They are light and drinkable, but feature […]

HoppyBoston goes to Portland Part 3: Sebago Brewing Co., Novare Res Bier Cafe and The Thirsty Pig

My wife and I did a quick trip to Portland last weekend to visit some family, and decided to make it an overnight and check out the local craft beer scene. Over the last two days I’ve documented the breweries we visited in the afternoon, Allagash and Austin St., then Foundation and Bissell Brothers. After […]