Brewery Q&A

Check me out at DrinkWithTheWench.com

If you want to learn more about yours truly than you ever thought you needed to, then check out the interview I just did with good friend and fellow beer blogger, Ashley “The Beer Wench” Routson over at her blog, DrinkWithTheWench.com (click here for the interview). For those just coming here for the first time from her site: welcome, thanks …

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Get Yourself a Hooker: a Tour of Thomas Hooker Brewing

I was lucky enough to be able to pay a visit to the Thomas Hooker Brewery in Bloomfield Connecticut this past week and it was definitely a trip well worth the while. One I can recommend to anyone who finds themselves in the greater-Hartford area. Outside the brewery Thomas Hooker — which began in 1997 as the brewing arm of …

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Photo Tour of the Magic Hat Brewery

Last week during a visit to Burlington, Vermont we were lucky enough to get a tour of the Magic Hat brewery (which I later learned isn’t really done right now due to the on-going construction). Our tour guide Chris showed us around, let us taste lots of great beer from Magic Hat and their organic off-shoot Orlio; we learned all …

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Interview with Russian River’s Funky Brewer on Chow.com

I’m stopped half-way between some high school visits in Northern Connecticut and some mini college fairs in southern Massachusetts but I wanted to point out an interview with Russian River Brewing Company’s Vinnie Cilurzo on CHOW.com. Vinnie Cilurzo is regarded as one of the most innovative microbrewers in the country. He’s often credited with inventing the Double IPA, an ultrahoppy …

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An Interview with Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

This evening I got to chat with Cheri Chastain, the Sustainability Coordinator at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., about their ongoing efforts to reach complete sustainability at their brewery, and to do their part to help our environment. Here is a transcript of our conversation: What do you do at Sierra Nevada? My current official title is Sustainability Coordinator; I coordinate our recycling …

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Interview with the Alaskan Brewing Co.

Right on the heels of my recent interview with Jon Cadoux of Peak Organic Brewing, this evening I got to chat with Heather Conlin, the Special Projects Manager of Alaskan Brewing Co. Here is what she had to say: What is your role at Alaskan Brewing? My role has sort of evolved over time, but currently I work in human …

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An Interview with the Founder of Peak Organic Brewing

This evening I was lucky enough to sit down for an exclusive interview with Jon Cadoux, the founder of Peak Organic Brewing Co. in Portland, Maine. The pesticides used in non-organic farming have been linked to cancer, Developmental Toxicity, Reproductive Toxicity, Endocrine System Toxicity, Neurotoxicity, Immune System Toxicity, and more. The good news, however, is that in the past decade, sales …

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