Beer, I take you to be my lawfully wetted libation. I take you with all your faults and your strengths as I offer myself to you with my faults and strengths. I will help you when you need help, and I will turn to you when I need help. I choose you as the libation with which I will spend my life, my constant friend, my faithful partner and my love from this day forward, in sickness and in health, in good times and in bad, and in joy as well as in sorrow. I promise to drink you unconditionally, to honor and respect you, to laugh with you and cry with you, and to cherish you for as long as we both shall live.

Necessary Joy!

From the earliest age we have been ashamed of Necessary Evils. All the things that we feel enslaved to perpetuate, generation-to-generation, lifetime-to-lifetime. Saint Patrick was a free-born Roman Briton, enslaved and after hard years of work as a herdsman in Ireland found joyful purpose in life. Some Aboriginal cultures don’t even have a word for work. It is only known as “doing”. Joseph Campbell spoke of the essence of the Bodhisattva, “to Joyfully participate in the sorrows of the World”. We are often enthralled to some other purpose and there are always very real sorrows in our world. But in a world were work is just “doing” and “joyful participation” is a Celebration, evils become superfluous and it is Joy that is necessary! Necessary Joy! Our birthright to Celebration!

Join the Celebration! Aleman, the Spirit of Celebration!

AleMan has spoken.

Your Beer!

What could be better than MORE BEER?

While the extinction rate of the iconic neighborhood British Pub could drive you to drink, Nano-Breweries are frothing over in the US, especially in New Hampshire. For this Nano, satisfying the craving for quality, experience, and community overshadows dreams of corporate merger. The Deep Ecology of our vision for Local Beer Community targets the focus on “enough” rather than the often well camouflaged snare of “more”. I am frequently asked, “What are your plans for growth?” or told, “You could be the next Sam Adams!” The reply is simple. No one mourns the loss of a Walmart store the way we keen the passing of the third generation, creaky-floored, downtown hardware store with jumbled boxes of everything you need actually IN an old kitchen sink. No, no one is going to buy fancy cars and beach houses running a Nano-Brewery, but we can all commit to a more human future by building and engaging in our own, unique, Local Beer Community. Community Supported Brewing is THE revolution! Be a Rebel with a Beer Community!

What could be better than

AleMan has spoken . . .