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Smuttynose Brewery to be Auctioned Off

Interested in purchasing a well-known New Hampshire brewery? You’ll need a quarter million dollars to just get a seat at the upcoming Smuttynose auction. An information packet for potential bidders released Thursday describes the sale as an “opportunity to buy an ongoing … Continue reading

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Is There a NH Beer Brewed Specially for Menopausal Women? Yup!

When New Hampshire brewery owner Joanne Francis first floated her idea for a new kind of beer a few years ago, her employees reacted, she says, with disgust and horror. Her idea: a beer for women in menopause. Why not, … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Can Proceed Over Beer Brewed In New Hampshire

In a decision issued late on Friday, U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman in San Jose, California, said the plaintiffs could pursue claims for damages over Craft Brew Alliance Inc’s packaging for six- and 12-packs of Kona.  | More… | … Continue reading

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Sen. Dan Innis Calls for Change to Beer Regulations

In the last two years, the number of breweries in the US has grown by nearly 50%. The popularity of local beer has been a boon to the New Hampshire economy. Still, some, including state senator Dan Innis, argue the Granite State’s liquor laws … Continue reading

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The Economics of New Hampshire’s Craft Beer Industry

Microbrews, nanobrews, tasting rooms, and seasonal pours…independent craft beer is on the rise in New Hampshire, but what is its economic impact? For beer fans and non-drinkers alike, the increase in small breweries is affecting New Hampshire tourism and small-town … Continue reading

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Is N.H.’s Craft Beer Hype Actually Brewing Big Business?

If you’ve visited the grocery store beer aisle lately, you might have noticed a growing number of beer options, many of them brewed right here in New Hampshire. These hoppy IPAs, porters, and session ales are all part of the … Continue reading

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Where to Drink Beer in Portsmouth, NH

By now, most cities are experiencing brewing renaissances all their own. But while large coastal hubs like Boston and Portland, Maine, soak up attention on the East Coast for their beer scenes, smaller cities like Portsmouth, New Hampshire, are buzzing … Continue reading

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Three NH Beer Festivals to Attend This July

popular internet myth says that Ben Franklin once wrote, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” Nothing of the sort ever came from the Founding Father’s pen — but if we’re to believe the … Continue reading

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