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Beer Today, Gone Tomorrow? 

Side Dishes: Something's brewing in the world of local microbrews

Published December 2, 2009 at 6:35 a.m.

Everybody’s buzzing about the rumor that Long Trail Brewing Company will soon snap up Otter Creek Brewing and Wolaver’s. Everybody, that is, except the businesses in question.

Lawyer and beer blogger Andy Crouch of broke the news on November 25 in a post entitled “Welcome to the Age of Craft Brewery Consolidation.” Writing for the Rutland Herald on Thanksgiving, reporter Daniel Barlow confirmed the report, but didn’t name his sources.

Seven Days’ calls to the breweries were not returned by the time we went to press.

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Suzanne Podhaizer

Suzanne Podhaizer

Former contributor Suzanne Podhaizer is an award-winning food writer (and the first Seven Days food editor) as well as a chef, farmer, and food-systems consultant. She has given talks at the Stone Barns Center for Agriculture's "Poultry School" and its flagship "Young Farmers' Conference." She can slaughter a goose, butcher a pig, make ramen from scratch, and cook a scallop perfectly.


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