new england ipa

DETOUR: Burlington, VT – Foam Brewers

DETOUR: Burlington, VT – Foam Brewers

BURLINGTON, VT

DETOUR No. 033: Sitting on the banks of Burlington's Lake Champlain, you'll find the relatively young but acclaimed Foam Brewers. Although it's only been on the scene since ‘16, the brewery has quickly made a name for itself thanks to its embrace of the hazy, the experimental and the quirky.

DETOUR: Charlton, MA – Tree House Brewing Co.

DETOUR: Charlton, MA – Tree House Brewing Co.

CHARLTON, MA

DETOUR No. 022: Two hours in line on a Saturday morning...to purchase beer. It’s basically the opposite of what beer drinking should be. Right? A two-hour wait for any beer is right inside my ‘see ya’ zone, but since I wouldn’t get back to Tree House Brewing Co. anytime soon, I opted to stay and see what all the fuss was about.

In line at Monkish...

In line at Monkish...

TORRANCE, CA

Every so often, work brings me just south of Los Angeles to a place called Torrance, California. Which, a few years ago didn’t mean much. Now, however, it means I’m able to visit one of the most rightfully-hyped purveyors of the hazy IPA – Monkish Brewing Co. These are the thoughts & process of a craft beer hunter,  by contributor John Doessel.