Strange and Special Brews

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The months of January and February bring darkness and gloom to the good people who inhabit the earth’s vast Northern Hemisphere. In the New World as well as the Old, arctic temperatures, extreme precipitation, and memories of ill-advised holiday gifts can lead otherwise decent folk into…

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New Year, New Beer (And Apple Wine)

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Thirteen days of the New Year have gone by, and let’s face it — you’ve probably already dropped off your promises to do Pilates and spend more quality time with your older relatives. Don’t despair — your friends at Shelton Brothers have some attainable and extremely…

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The Latest from Baird

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There’s a lot of exciting stuff happening with Japan’s Baird Beer – a beautiful new (larger) brewery and beer garden in Shuzenji, on-site orchards and hop gardens, super-fresh shipments to the U.S. direct from Tokyo … And now they’re introducing a Japan Pale Ale called Wabi-Sabi, which is…

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The Dark Side of the Holidays

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It’s the height of the season, and hearts are full of glad tidings in every state where Shelton Brothers holiday beers are available. In this most festive and joyous of times, it’s easy to forget that all those iconic images associated with December celebrations weren’t…

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Pre- and Post-Festival Events

While the main event on everyone’s minds is obviously The Festival at Crafted on November 8 and 9, there are a bevy of other cool events happening before and after. Mark your calendars and prep your livers, because there’s a lot to take in.  …

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