Lou Papineau

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Show-Down Slow-Down: The government shutdown ripple effect reaches Rhody beer
February 6, 2019 No Commentby

Show-Down Slow-Down: The government shutdown ripple effect reaches Rhody beer

Beer is a many-splendored and (responsibly) intoxicating thing, but navigating the beer business is a sobering experience. The beer/wine/distilled spirits ...

Happy New Beer! 2019 brings new places and faces
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Happy New Beer! 2019 brings new places and faces

The new year has ushered in some “new” places to get your beer on. Let’s start with the evolution taking ...

Auld Lang Syne: The year in Rhody beer
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Auld Lang Syne: The year in Rhody beer

The time, it flew! The beers, they flowed!! The Rhode Island brewery scene, it kept a-growing!!! It was a massive ...

Drink Beer, Do Good: Help out California wildfire victims and then pick up some suds-soaked gifts
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

Drink Beer, Do Good: Help out California wildfire victims and then pick up some suds-soaked gifts

The last time we met in this space, we shared the reasons to be thankful from 401 beermakers. In this ...

Beer with Gr-attitude: 401 brewers give thanks to the 401 beer community
November 14, 2018 No Commentby

Beer with Gr-attitude: 401 brewers give thanks to the 401 beer community

Local beer lovers have an abundance of thanks to give, as they revel in the splendor of our ever-expanding brewery ...

Got Beer? HBD, Grey Sail! The beloved local brewery reaches the age of reason -- and we're excited beyond reason
October 31, 2018 No Commentby

Got Beer? HBD, Grey Sail! The beloved local brewery reaches the age of reason — and we’re excited beyond reason

Our last two Got Beer? dispatches went long on Beervana (what a night!) and Genesee Cream Ale (local sales soared ...

Genny, Genny, it’s You That I Turn To: Our beer expert's fave is inexpensive, not cheap!
October 17, 2018 No Commentby

Genny, Genny, it’s You That I Turn To: Our beer expert’s fave is inexpensive, not cheap!

  Got Beer? readers – from diehards to casual page-flippers/screen-scrollers – know that there’s an embarrassment of beer riches out ...

Ten Years of Beer: Brew lovers reach transcendence at Beervana
October 2, 2018 No Commentby

Ten Years of Beer: Brew lovers reach transcendence at Beervana

Let’s climb in the wayback machine and travel to 2008. The first Beervana Fest, the brainchild of brew pros/aficionados Brian ...

More Beer Near Heah: Pack a lunch and cross the border for a change
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

More Beer Near Heah: Pack a lunch and cross the border for a change

  We like to keep it local in Got Beer? Land. In this edition, however, we’re daring to cross a ...

Make Plans for a Suds-Soaked Season
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

Make Plans for a Suds-Soaked Season

  Here’s a roundup of last-coupla-weeks-o’-summer news and a guide to big (and small) doings when the leaves start falling: ...