Tag Archives: New Hampshire

• Melissa Etheridge launches cannabis-infused wine. Someone had to.

Melissa Etheridge launches cannabis-infused wine. Someone had to.

American singer Melissa Etheridge has announced the launch of a range of products made from cannabis, including a cannabis laced wine, aimed at people suffering from cancer. Etheridge is a long-time proponent of cannabis reform and, having survived breast cancer herself, has often touted the benefits of cannabis to alleviate side effects of chemotherapy and attributes […]

• Southern Wine & Spirits contributes $30 million for Scholarship Program

Southern Wine & Spirits contributes $30 million for Scholarship Program

Southern Wine & Spirits contributes $30 million to Step Up For Students Scholarship Program Step Up For Students is a nonprofit organization that administers the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program, and provides scholarships to lower-income Florida students. Step Up For Students announced today that Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), the nation’s leading […]

• BeerSci: How To Make Strong Beer Stronger

BeerSci: How To Make Strong Beer Stronger

Fractional freezing will concentrate any beer, provided you have a bit of patience and a very cold freezer. Team BeerSci was marooned in The Land of Always Winter (aka New Hampshire) for the Christmas holidays. I decided to take advantage of the absurd cold (it never got above freezing) and try an experiment in beer […]

• Goose Island Outsourcing Some Production to East Coast

Goose Island Outsourcing Some Production to East Coast

The Chicago Journal had an interesting article in last week’s edition about the good growing pains at Goose Island. Craft beer, if you’re a reader of this site, is a booming business, and the article reported that Goose Island would move brewing all of its brewing of Honker’s Ale and India Pale Ale to a […]

• New Hampshire Wine Week planned Jan. 24-30

New Hampshire Wine Week planned Jan. 24-30

CONCORD — Mark your calendars and save the dates! New Hampshire Wine Week 2011 will be held Jan. 24-30. Raise your glasses to toast our sixth annual event! The New Hampshire Liquor Commission will host wine tastings, bottle signings, seminars and special savings on hundreds of value and premium wines at NH Liquor and Wine […]

• Say goodbye to alcohol tax in Mass. at stroke of midnight

Say goodbye to alcohol tax in Mass. at stroke of midnight

Out with the old, in with the new. Or in the case of Massachusetts shoppers, out with the old alcohol sales tax because, as the calendar flips to 2011, the state’s 6.25 percent levy on alcohol sold in stores will expire. Shoppers weren’t paying the tax long, but long enough in their minds. In 2009, […]

• Rhode Island's Colorful Prohibition Past

Rhode Island's Colorful Prohibition Past

It was called the Noble Experiment by those who believed in it, the Great Illusion by the others. Prohibition was something Rhode Island lived with and largely ignored during the Twenties. Anyone wanting a nip did not go thirsty. Enforcement was, by and large, laughable and the law led to a sickening amount of corruption […]