Posts Categorized: Brews

Bethel a Burgeoning Beer Town

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Stamford's Half Full Brewery at Bethel, Connecticut's first Beer Fest. Photo by Alec Jordan.

photos by Alec Jordan   Bethel, Connecticut’s first annual Beer Fest went off without a hitch last Friday night. [The Bethel Chamber of Commerce advertised Beer Fest on the Mercurial.]  The event, which marked the start of Bethel’s weekend-long Summer Fest, sold out at 1pm… Read more »

California Woman Wins Homebrewer of the Year in World’s Largest Beer Competition

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Annie Johnson, the Homebrewer of the Year at the 2013 National Homebrewers Conference.  Johnson is pictured here at a 2007 competition where she won a silver medal for an ancient Egyptian lager.  Photo: Gregory Daurer/Special to What’s On Tap/Oakland Tribune.

  More than 3,400 homebrewers and beer enthusiasts gathered at the 35th Annual National Homebrewers Conference this weekend at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.  The Conference was presented the American Homebrewers Association (AHA), and attendees attended seminars, bonded over brews, and had their beers judged in the… Read more »