A Craft Beer Store in Nashua Needs Your help!

by Steve MacDonald April 20, 2016
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A Craft Beer Store in Nashua Needs your help! A few weeks ago the temperature controller in our walk-in cooler malfunctioned. We believe the temp was stuck at 20 degrees for several hours. Most of the beer froze or turned to slush. Because of oxidation we lost the entire inventory, about $6000. That is a […]

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April 7th is National Beer Day

by Steve MacDonald April 7, 2016
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For those who thought every day was ‘beer day’ (not that is isn’t…), we bring you National Beer Day. Some history… On this day in 1933, the Cullen-Harrison Act was enacted, allowing the brewing, sale and consumption of 3.2 percent beer and wine in the United States. When United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the bill into law, […]

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Hemp For Victory

by Steve MacDonald February 24, 2015
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Kirk and Kevin continue with part II on civil asset forfeiture, presumption of guilt, problems with the House clerk, the current Industrial hemp bill (Hemp for Victory!), labeling poker as a game of skill, video slot machines, and of course…Beer.  Listen to the entire podcast here. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and […]

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GrokTALK! February 21st, 2015

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2015
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This week we talk about mini-dictator Shawn Jasper and the consent calendar; House leaderships approach to legislation they don’t want to defend; some painful facts about civil Asset Forfeiture and the NH House clerks office, and some good things about Industrial Hemp and Beer with Kevin Bloom and Kirk McNeil. We also talk to Doctor […]

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Caption Contest – July 24th

by Steve MacDonald July 24, 2014
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We had fun with the last one.  This one will be a bit different….  

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GrokTALK! March 8th, 2014 – The War on The GOP Platform, The Booger Bill, and more…

by Steve MacDonald March 11, 2014
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NH State Rep. Pam Tucker continues in Segment Two as we wonder, “does Jennifer Horn listen to GrokTALK!”  We’ve got the war on the GOP platform, Shaheen care to Bradley Care, The party of choice–they choose you lose.  Liberty v. Libertine.  The (now) infamous ‘Booger Bill.’  Education, Jobs, Beer and Wine, Rogue Republicans…and, by the […]

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Palate Cleanser- Literally! Sam in a Can

by Steve MacDonald June 17, 2013

The Union Leader c/o Greg Kitsock from Mid-Atlantic Brewing News, is reporting today that Jim Koch, the Chairman at Boston Beer, is finally convinced that he can safely sell Samuel Adams beer in cans. “What changed is the quality of the can lining,” explained Koch of his about-face. “Beer used to pick up a solvent-like […]

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GrokTALK! Snippets–Segment Two: Kevin Bloom Stops By To Talk About Hemp and Beer

by Steve MacDonald April 14, 2013

In Segment Two of this weeks podcast Skip and Steve speak with Kevin Bloom about HB 153 and HB 253, the industrial hemp bill and the nano-brewery bill, both making their way through the New Hampshire legislature. Hemp and Beer on GrokTALK! The full April 13th podcast is available here . Follow the link if […]

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GrokTALK! Snippets–Segment One: Steve And Skip Wander the Political Plantation

by Steve MacDonald April 14, 2013

The full April 13th podcast went up here earlier today, but now it is time to break it down into the more digestible bits. In Segment one of this weeks podcast Skip and Steve manage to talk about sovereignty, hose, tangent alerts, extremism, our sexy and modern constitution, ACNation media, WMUR, skiing through Global Warming, […]

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Show Your Opposition To A New Hampshire Beer Tax Increase [Updated – Gov Hassan Would Veto Beer Tax Increase]

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2013

Two days ago I weighed in on HB 168 which would make New Hampshire’s beer tax the highest in New England. Today, I was surfing social media and I discovered a petition to stop the beer tax. Stop the Beer Tax – The Petition Site » The petition has been sponsored by our friend Pam Tucker and […]

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Picture of The Day 3-18-11 (Gold at the End of the Rainbow?)

by Steve MacDonald March 18, 2011
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Hasbro Capitalizes on Beer Pong

by Steve MacDonald December 30, 2010

Just imagine the awe (and your own personal pride) at hearing stories about how your college age child–at an investment of anywhere from $15-50K per year–can put a ping-pong ball into a beer cup faster than Tiger can sink a mini-golf putt off the rail, through the windmill, under the waterfall and…Cuponk!

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