The last time local breweries were as popular as they are now was in 1850 when consumers had no choice but to purchase craft brews from their local brew master. In 1980, there were only 50 registered breweries nationwide, but recently there has been a major trend in interest for local breweries. Today, the brewing industry is a major part of life in New Hampshire which includes a dozen breweries in the seacoast region alone. Organizations like the Granite State Brewing Association and Brew... Read More
Professional brewers and hobbyists gathered in Holloway Commons at the University of New Hampshire on Friday, Nov. 10 for the inaugural New Hampshire Craft Brew Conference, hosted by UNH Professional Development & Training in partnership with the NH Brewers Association.
The turnout for the event beat expectations and allowed people from different areas of expertise to learn alongside professionals during breakout sessions and sampling hours. The morning kicked off with coffee,... Read More
The second annual New Hampshire Craft Brew Conference will be held Friday, November 2 at the Backyard Brewery & Kitchen and Executive Court Banquet Facility in Manchester. This year’s event will be hosted by the New Hampshire Brewers Association in partnership with UNH Professional Development and Training.
“People get to see the full range of the industry,” said CJ White, executive director of the NH Brewers Association. “This conference is for anyone who works in the brewing... Read More
Brewing has become a major source of revenue for the New Hampshire economy, however some at the 2018 New Hampshire Craft Brew Conference fear over-saturation of the market could put some local breweries out of business. "Be something unique, be a place that people want to go," said keynote speaker Peter Bouckaert.
Rain poured all morning on Friday, Nov. 2 as attendees arrived at the Executive Court Banquet Facility in Manchester for the second annual Craft Brew Conference. The rain did not... Read More