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Drink Interesting: Earth Eagle Brewings

Since opening in November of 2012, Portsmouth-based Earth Eagle Brewings has developed a style just as unique as the city in which they reside. I recently sat down with co-owners Butch Heilshorn and Alex McDonald (along with a pour of Lemon Ed, a pale gruit) to talk inspiration, brewing philosophy and what makes their beer […]


Portsmouth: A Tiny Bit Huge

Let’s talk about Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It’s a seacoast city of around 21,000 people. Settled in 1623, it claims to be the third oldest town in the United States. With a thriving cultural scene, it’s consistently named on “best places” lists. But, with so many different reasons on why it’s great, how does a city […]

You get a doughnut! And you get a doughnut! Everyone gets a doughnut!

Surviving “Blue Monday”

We’re still in the opening stretch of 2016, but have already survived the worst day of the year. According to researchers, every third Monday of January is “Blue Monday,” or the most depressing 24 hours of the year. Why? The holidays are over. People give up on their resolutions. It’s cold. Credit card statements are […]