A Collective Brew with Inspiration BY You

As brewers, we each have different things that inspire us, but I think the process is the same for most.  Jim even touched on it in a recent interview with NECN.  We think about different aspects of a great beer, we envision what it would taste like, and then we make it happen.

There are a few other things I know to be true.

First, drinking beer is social and brewing beer is social.  Whether I’m at work or out with friends, I’m always talking about the qualities of beer I like best (and the ones I don’t) no matter where I am, what I’m tasting or who I’m with.

Second, everyone’s tastes and beer preferences are different. I like the intense hop flavor in Noble Pils, Jim’s favorite is a perfectly-balanced Boston Lager, others like our strong, smoky scotch ale, Wee Heavy. It’s OK to have a favorite style.  We’ll agree to disagree. Read More