Maine Beer: Brewing in Vacationland

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In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Maine was a stronghold for the temperance movement, but the Pine Tree State emerged from Prohibition to create a beer culture that rivals any other in the United States. Early pioneers, like D.L. Geary, established the Northeast’s love affair with English-style ales, and today’s upstarts brew unique and inventive recipes. Maine brewers create beer for every palate, and Maine’s unique flavors—like blueberries, potatoes and even oysters—are frequently featured. Maine beer ...
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Overview

In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Maine was a stronghold for the temperance movement, but the Pine Tree State emerged from Prohibition to create a beer culture that rivals any other in the United States. Early pioneers, like D.L. Geary, established the Northeast’s love affair with English-style ales, and today’s upstarts brew unique and inventive recipes. Maine brewers create beer for every palate, and Maine’s unique flavors—like blueberries, potatoes and even oysters—are frequently featured. Maine beer expert Josh Christie discovers the story of brewing in Vacationland by exploring Maine’s large breweries, like Shipyard; its local crafters, like Rising Tide; the budding cider, spirits and mead industries; and, of course, the best places to drink across the state.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609496838
  • Publisher: History Press, The
  • Publication date: 5/7/2013
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 939,074
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Josh Christie’s writing has appeared in print in the Portland Phoenix, the Maine Sunday Telegram and other publications. He is also a featured columnist at RateBeer.com. He lives in Yarmouth, Maine, with his wife, cat and steadily growing beer cellar. Visit him at BrewsAndBooks.com.
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