Month: July 2017

Manta Ray DIPA from Ballast Point Brewing Co.

Across the country, the craft beer industry is alive and doing VERY well. More and more, craft-brewed beer (less than 15,000 barrels/yr in production per facility) have made big inroads into “macro” beer sales with names such as Miller-Coors and Budweiser. With less than 20% sales of the entire craft industry selling against the macro

NASCAR in Loudon

 by Mike Moffett Weirs Times Columnist NASCAR IN LOUDON It was wonderful to hear the roar created by the world’s best race car drivers at the Overton’s 301 NASCAR race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon on July 16. I heard the noise from the back deck at my home in Loudon, roughly a

Repeal and Replace Republicans

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer By the time this edition hits the stands, it’s possible that Republicans in Congress will have passed a health care bill that saves us from the sinking ship that is ObamaCare. Given their performance over the past six months, though, the smart money isn’t on GOP success. Like

Breaking The Curse?

  I was recently asked if I thought “The Curse Of The Flatlander” would ever be broken. I had to stop in my tracks. It had been a longtime since I had been reminded of it. I had even written about it to some degree on these pages many years ago. Since then, it has

Owl’s Head – In the Middle Of The Pemi Wilderness

by Amy Patenaude Outdoor/Ski Writer The golfing gals, Sharon and Sarah, have put their hiking boots back on! They began collecting 4,000 footers 7 years ago and last summer they didn’t even go hiking once. There were too many reasons their boots stayed in the closet—moving, weddings, golf matches and other fun stuff and not

Lockes Hill ~ Kimball Wildlife Forest, Gilford

  by Amy Patenaude Outdoor/Ski Writer The Belknap Mountains offer many opportunities for hiking. Mount Major is certainly one of the most popular peaks to hike in New Hampshire due to its wide ledgy summit and sweeping lake and mountain panorama. To reach Major’s summit it requires hiking 3 miles and climbing over a thousand