Best Craft IPA from CT/RI – RESULTS!

Sunday June 23rd, 2019 by merrygodown

We have spent the last two months researching and traveling all over Connecticut and Rhode Island to find the best craft IPAs to enter into our blind tasting with 15 craft beer loving judges.

These winning IPAs will move on and compete with the winners from the NH, ME, VT and MA contests for the right to claim the title of best IPA in New England!

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Turning a Good Trip For the Better

Tuesday June 11th, 2019 by merrygodown

Gathering all the beer to put on one of our tastings can take unexpected turns. On a recent trip to Connecticut, two such turns in the tasting room at Counter Weight affected our direction both in the car and when looking at our tasting results.

So thanks to all the knowledgeable people who helped guide us on our latest beer run. Cheers!

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Brewery Spotlight – Spyglass Brewing Company

Thursday June 6th, 2019 by merrygodown

To kickoff our New England brewery spotlight series, we figured he best place to start would be with Spyglass Brewing Company, the winning brewery in our NH IPA blind taste test!

Spyglass is one of the newest breweries in New Hampshire.  They opened the facility and tasting room in early October of 2018.  They have quickly become one of the most exciting breweries.

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Best of CT/RI Search Begins

Monday April 29th, 2019 by merrygodown

We’re already looking forward to the next chapter in our journey; the Best IPAs from Connecticut and Rhode Island! As with the previous states (New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont), we’re looking for the top 15 breweries to forth an IPA to subject a blind tasting. The top 3 winners will represent their state in the Championship to be held later this summer!

Cheers!

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Best Craft IPA from Vermont – RESULTS!

Saturday April 20th, 2019 by merrygodown

Our team has traveled all over Vermont to find the top 15 IPAs and then enlisted 15 craft beer loving judges to try them all and find the best in a blind taste test.

These winning IPAs will move on and compete with the winners from the NH, ME, CT/RI and MA contests for the right to claim the title of best IPA in New England!

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Best Craft IPA from Vermont

Wednesday March 13th, 2019 by merrygodown

A few months ago the Merry Go Down team set out to find the best IPAs in New England.

We started with New Hampshire and then did a blind taste test of Maine IPAs.

Now, we are happy to announce that we will be holding our Best Craft IPA from Vermont blind taste test on the evening of April 13th!

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Best Craft IPA from Maine – RESULTS!

Sunday January 27th, 2019 by merrygodown

Our first Maine craft IPA blind taste test is done and the judges have spoken!

Our team got 15 of the best IPAs from Maine and enlisted 10 craft beer loving judges to try them all and find the best in a blind taste test.

Here are the results:

Congratulations to Foundation, Saco River and Goodfire!

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Best Craft IPA in Maine

Thursday January 10th, 2019 by merrygodown

A few months ago the Merry Go Down team set out to find the best IPAs in New England.

We started with New Hampshire and held a blind taste test in November with 15 of the best IPAs from NH.

Now, we are happy to announce that we will be holding our our Best Craft IPA in Maine blind taste test on the evening of January 25th!

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Perfect Christmas Gifts for the Wine Lover in your Life

Wednesday November 28th, 2018 by merrygodown

Stocking Stuffers, Hostess Gifts, Secret Santa and Yankee Swap Gift Ideas

You have gifted plenty of bottles for the wine enthusiast in your life over the years.  Think outside the bottle this year with our list of wine inspired gifts.

Help your fellow wine lover protect their tables and other flat surfaces with wine coasters. 

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Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Every Whiskey Lover

Tuesday November 27th, 2018 by merrygodown

The Merry Go Down team loves beer, but we also really love whiskey, scotch and bourbon!

As Christmas Day gets closer we thought it would be fun to provide some gift ideas for people with whiskey and whisky lovers on their shopping list!

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Happy shopping and have a great holiday season from the Merry Go Down team!

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