ALEXANDRA HOBBS CRAFTS A ROAD TRIP THROUGH NEW ENGLAND FOR A SOUGHT AFTER BEER
After leaving New England years ago, one of the things I missed the most was its beer. I spent four years in Florida where, at the time, the best micro brewery was Cigar City brewing (known for their Jai Alai IPA). When I returned to New England I was delighted to find a multitude of micro breweries had popped up: Trillium, Thimble Island, and Kent Falls to name a few.
If you drink beer, then you must have heard about the IPA frenzy; you either love it or hate it. Maine Beer’s Lunch and Dinner are some of the most sought after IPA’s in the Northeast and in the United States. Here is my comprehensive road trip of go-tos on the way to Maine Beer.
Start at New England Brewing
Before Connecticut became relevant in the craft beer revolution, New England Brewing was producing sought-after double IPAs and fantastic pilsners. The brewery’s double IPAs established its sterling reputation, but it is