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Rising Tide’s Calcutta Cutter re-awakens hop cravings

Calcutta Cutter is the Imperial India Pale Ale from Rising Tide Brewing Company, and the latest batch was released only a about a week ago. The other night I casually ordered one off the menu at Arcadia National Bar, and it was delivered to me in a mason-jar style glass. I walked back to where my friends were playing Cards Against Humanity before I took the first sip – and then I had a moment.

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Tributary Brewing Company beer starts flowing Saturday

One side effect of the rapid proliferation of craft breweries : Breweries in Maine don’t get to hold the title of “Maine’s Newest Brewery” very long. Barreled Souls in Saco opened on July 19 and held the title for three weeks, and Tumbledown Brewing in Farmington reigned as the “newest” for a slightly longer 27 days. And now, the torch is passing to the long-awaited Tributary Brewing Company in Kittery, lead by former Portsmouth Brewery and Harpoon Brewing Company brewer Tod Mott. Tod and his wife and co-owner Galen will open Tributary Saturday, bringing Maine’s total number of breweries to 55. [Read More...]

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Brewers reap fresh Maine hop crop

Thanks to Maine hop growers, this year’s hop harvest will be the largest in nearly 100 years, providing Maine craft brewers with …

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The New Home of IPAs

The hoppiest and best hoppy beers are on found in the Pacific Northwest and in Southern California?—?the undisputed kingdom of hops… right? […Read …