Yankee dessert: Clam chowder and stout.

Yankee dessert: Clam chowder and stout.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Where do I even start? #NYEyum

Where do I even start? #NYEyum

Remember when the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth in December 1620 because they were low on beer? Seriously. Let's discuss over a beer at the Mayflower Brewery in Plymouth this Sunday 1:00-3:00.

Remember when the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth in December 1620 because they were low on beer? Seriously. Let's discuss over a beer at the Mayflower Brewery in Plymouth this Sunday 1:00-3:00.

Hello, Providence.

Hello, Providence.

And it begins. @notchbrewing @lewbryson @mhibiscus @fatdeko @cousinthedave

And it begins. @notchbrewing @lewbryson @mhibiscus @fatdeko @cousinthedave

Sazerac Sunday. Comes with pencils.

Sazerac Sunday. Comes with pencils.

Cold-weather beers on America’s Test Kitchen

ATK-coldweatherbeersWell, I got to hang with Christopher Kimball again on America’s Test Kitchen radio show recently (scroll to 37:00). The theme: Cold-weather beers. I went to Craft Beer Cellar in Belmont and chose five brews in different styles and from different places in the U.S. In order, we (notably) went from dark to light, weak to strong: Uinta Baba Black Lager, Brooklyn Brown Ale, Stone Smoked Porter, Geary’s Hampshire Ale and Allagash Tripel. After listening to the short segment, check out my notes about the beers on the ATK blog The Feed.

#UnionParkPress latest title debuts this Sat at #BostonBookFest, where I'll be signing #CraftyBastards at 11!

#UnionParkPress latest title debuts this Sat at #BostonBookFest, where I'll be signing #CraftyBastards at 11!

Portland book party! #CraftyBastards #Bunker #RisingTide #Oxbow #Fun

Portland book party! #CraftyBastards #Bunker #RisingTide #Oxbow #Fun