Tag Archives: Paul Kowalski

Local News
December 22, 2015

Five Corners Pub & Brewhouse to open in the Salt Ash Inn

By Polly Lynn

PLYMOUTH — A new brewpub will be opening mid-December in the Salt Ash Inn in Plymouth, Vt., owners Paul Kowalski and Tad Dedrick recently announced. Five Corners Pub & Brewhouse has started brewing small-batch microbrews for its anticipated public opening date of…

Tasting the difference
VT Beers
September 8, 2015

Tasting the difference

A few months ago, I made an appointment with the editor of The Mountain Times to discuss some ideas I had for a beer-themed column. She bought into my idea of visiting with members of our region’s craft brewing community and reviewing Vermont-made beers with…

Tasting the difference with Dan Foley
VT Beers
July 31, 2015

Tasting the difference with Dan Foley

Beer is a social beverage. Yes, even the most outgoing of us may sometimes drink alone (cue the George Thorogood song), but I will take a leap and say that for most of us, our greatest occasions of enjoying beer have been when we are…

Craft beer pilgrimages
VT Beers
July 22, 2015

Craft beer pilgrimages

Vermont has been referred to of late as the Bavaria of New England, a state to which people travel to enjoy its mountains and scenic beauty, its high-quality foods, like cheeses and sausages—and its beer. To a large degree, the state’s economy and infrastructure were…

Tasting the difference
VT Beers
June 26, 2015

Tasting the difference

Sharing Otter Creek’s Over Easy session beer with Harpoon head brewer Scott Shirley

Some trends come and go. Some get absorbed into the mainstream. A few years ago, a trend of robust beer styles with prefixes like imperial and double proliferated the marketplace (and our…

Vt. Beers: Tasting the Difference
VT Beers
June 10, 2015

Vt. Beers: Tasting the Difference

Editor’s note: This is the inaugural edition of a bi-weekly Mountain Times column, in which writer Paul Kowalski chats with members of our region’s beer and brewing community about Vermont-made beers. Every two weeks, he’ll visit with a different member of the craft beer community…