A “gypsy brewer” sounds like some itinerant magical beer producer—and just a heads up, no matter how many TLC show titles contain it, the term “gypsy” is actually considered offensive. So we’re only using the term here because, for reasons that’ll become obvious (if not excusable), it’s come to be a specific term in the […]
There was an article in last Sunday’s Portland Press Herald about local bar owners being unhappy with the rapid proliferation of brewery taprooms in town. They expressed some valid concerns about licensing discrepancies, but it was hard to avoid the conclusion that their main gripe is that they’re simply not jazzed about having new competition.
You ever take a sip of beer and notice a bit of a metallic taste? Sometimes, yes, bordering on the unpleasant? Unless you accidentally poured a pale ale into your loose change jar, there are a few possible culprits behind that tinny, nasty taste.