Sir, yes, Sir! Brisket Boot Camp

Dry brisket.  Could be the bane of every BBQ enthusiast's experience.  The final result, after paying up for the best quality brisket, committing to the "low and slow", and gently tending to the biggest challenge in BBQ/smoking, was consistently dry and tough. We have tried various equipment at different price points, and finally invested in … Continue reading Sir, yes, Sir! Brisket Boot Camp

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The Mystery of Winslow Wilson

Who was this artist who lived and worked in the shadows for many years in Rockport and Gloucester, and why should we on Cape Ann be interested in his life and work? Arthur William Wilson (July 20, … Source: The Mystery of Winslow Wilson

Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference 2016 meets Pokemon Go

BBC16 (Beer Bloggers and Writers Conference 2016) just wrapped up another fantastic session on July 10, 2016.  Thank you to Zephyr and all of the sponsors, breweries, and speakers that participated.  Filled with strong content, networking and a beautifully revived Tampa riverfront, we had the opportunity to meet up with old friends and make new ones throughout … Continue reading Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference 2016 meets Pokemon Go

Tributary Brewing; A Love Story

So there we were in Kittery, Maine at Tributary Brewing, a full 350+ miles from home, expressly to evaluate the new beginnings of brewing legend Tod Mott. The brewery tasting room had a warm, cozy, almost like home feel, with the patrons sitting close and enjoying each other's company while sharing a pint of beer. … Continue reading Tributary Brewing; A Love Story

Lagunitas Couchtrippin’ Boston 2016

Lagunitas and the Sherpas...perfect together!  Our love affair for all things Lagunitas started in Petaluma in 2012.  First the Beer Circus, then the tasting room and tour, set the stage.  Not only is the beer first class, their approach to marketing is unique.  Stories abound regarding the naming of some of their beers, 420 lore, … Continue reading Lagunitas Couchtrippin’ Boston 2016

Portsmouth Beer Week – Beer & Cheese Tasting at Earth Eagle Brewings

Heading toward Maine...once again...affords some wonderful, educational, savory, social experiences.  Our friends at 2beerguys welcomed us as old friends do...as if we hung out just yesterday.  Amber recommended that we attend this event at Earth Eagle Brewings in downtown Portsmouth.  She was right on! Being beer and cheese lovers, this was a perfect Sunday stopover.  Hosted by Ruth Miller, … Continue reading Portsmouth Beer Week – Beer & Cheese Tasting at Earth Eagle Brewings

The Maine Event

800 Miles and a Mule.   Whose mule?  Well, neither really, just a fantastic road trip in the Northeast to one of the freshest, most concentrated beer scenes in the country ATM. The roadtrip from NJ to ME is ripe with interesting beercation detours and landscapes.  Although we missed some great stops, we made the most … Continue reading The Maine Event

The Jeffrey – NYC

Visit The Jeffrey NYC for a back-to-basics experience for beer lovers in the afternoon and evening.  This venue, located under the Queensboro Bridge at 311 East 60th Street in Manhattan, appears very basic, like an old neighborhood haunt.  Combining two storefronts, this unassuming location and appearance is incredibly impressive from its tap list. It was great … Continue reading The Jeffrey – NYC

The Brew Sherpa Mugs for Sale

You asked for it!  And we've got it!  Finally, The Brew Sherpa merchandise is available for sale. We start The Brew Sherpa collection with a 20 ounce dimpled beer tankard, just like those available in Europe, perfect for drinking session ales, pilsners and lagers. These mugs are available at a cost of $15.00/each!  Combined shipping … Continue reading The Brew Sherpa Mugs for Sale

Other Half Brewing – Brooklyn, NYC

Worth the effort to find this tiny brewery in the Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn, NYC! We made the mistake of driving.  Being a born and raised New Yorker, I decided not only to drive from a luncheon at the Union League Club, but to override the GPS and not go thru the Battery Tunnel … Continue reading Other Half Brewing – Brooklyn, NYC