Tag Archives: Beer Events


Extreme Beer Fest 2015: Guide to the Parties

For craft beer geeks, Beer Advocate’s Extreme Beer Fest (EBF) is the beer event in the Boston area. And this year’s fest is just a week away–taking place on March 20th and 21st. Here’s your guide to all of the … Continue reading


Blackjack and Beer: Kicking Off Fall With Mohegan Sun’s BrewFest

There are a lot of great getaways in New England, but one of my favorites is a weekend at Mohegan Sun. It’s like the sinful stomping ground between New York and Boston where everyone can forget their allegiances and just … Continue reading


Off to Maine for Beer Camp! And, of course, Allagash

I took last Friday off from work to head up to Portland, Maine because, well… beer. More specifically, Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp Across America had finally made it to the great Northeast and there was no way I was going … Continue reading


Extreme Beer Fest 2014: Beer Geek Dreams, Funky Buddha & Top Moments

Extreme Beer Fest has become a craft beer showcase of truly amazing proportion. The lineup of beers reads like a who’s who on Beer Advocate’s Top 250 list. Founders KBS. Check. Toppling Goliath Mornin’ Delight. Check. Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged … Continue reading


American Craft Beer Fest 2013: 5 Top Picks From ACBF

It was a sweltering late spring day in Boston and a line a mile long snaked around the World Trade Center and down toward Harpoon Brewery. I had never seen anything quite like it. The Trade Center is a massive … Continue reading


Summer’s Best Beers: From the Farmhouse to Boston

This full article, Best Sips from Drink Craft Beer’s Summerfest in Boston, originally appeared on Serious Eats on July 18, 2012.  It is the season for Saison. A time to kick back, enjoy the sun and drink from the fruits … Continue reading


The Festival, Shelton Brothers Bring International Artisan Beer to America

If there’s one thing I learned from The Festival this past weekend, it’s that I’ve been so damn focused on American craft beer, that I’ve completely forgotten about what’s going on in the rest of the world. And, perhaps I’m … Continue reading

On the Radar: Upcoming Boston-Area Beer, Wine & Whisky Events

The number of beer, wine and spirits events continues to grow as the national thirst for craft and the general demand for quality drink increases. Over the next few months in the Boston-area, there are dozens of events worth seeking … Continue reading

Extreme Beer Fest Night of Barrels

Beer Advocate’s Extreme Beer Fest Night of the Barrels (A.K.A. OakFest 2012)

I don’t like the word epic. I never use it. It’s very sensational and it reminds me of growing up in Northern California with words like “hella,” and “bro.” It’s just not my cup of tea. Nevertheless, there seems to … Continue reading