Archives

★ Linked: “2014 – The Year in VT Beer”

via VTBeer:  11 breweries opened in 2014. As of the end of 2014, we have 40 breweries excluding brands and contract-only brewers. 3 breweries closed in 2014. 1 brand purchased from a closed brewery in 2014. 2 new Vermont-based client breweries in 2014. As of the end of 2014, we have 5 contract-only brewing businesses. Lots of brewery expansions, …

★ 500 Hill Farmstead Beers Consumed

I was pretty happy to see this over the weekend. The only time I’ve had HFS beers and not checked in was @ their festivals where there is no cell-service but I’d say this number is pretty accurate. I had my first Hill Farmstead beer in January of 2012 so that’s 2 years and 9 …

★ New Vermont Brewery: Infinity Brewing

Infinity Brewing in Vermont is brand new. They’re not even on the VT Passport yet. I had the honor of trying 8 of their beers in bottle form last weekend and I’m pretty impressed. No, they’re not all A+ OMFG awesome but for a new brewery that just opened, they’ve already started to do interesting …

★ Here you go, Maxwell Arndt – “Re: Beer Soap?!”

I sometimes get press releases about beer. This one arrived last night. Maybe someone out there cares. Here ya go: Hi Adam – First of all, I’m jealous of your dandelion experience at Hill Farmstead. Second, I was initially envious of your Rue D’Floyd & Floyd D’Rue bottles, but in reading the tasting notes am …

★ Hoarding: We could be worse, right? Right?

via LaughingSquid & Vice: With The World Speed Project, Ryan Beitz is attempting to become the owner of every VHS copy of the 1994 Keanu Reeves thriller, Speed. The Idaho resident, who was recently the subject of a Vice profile, currently owns around 550 copies of the film on video cassette with an additional 26 copies of the laserdisc version. If …