New “Meet the Pros” Series at @aghomebrew starts Oct. 11

Since they opened their doors, Alex & Gretchen of A&G Homebrew have been finding new ways to bring you their shop not just to introduce you to the world of homebrewing, but now they want to introduce you to some of the big names in brewing in the area.

(Portsmouth, NH) — Portsmouth’s A&G Homebrew Supply announces a new series of events aimed at connecting home beer and wine makers with professional brewers and wine makers from around the region. The A&G Homebrew Supply “Meet the Pros” Series starts Thurs., Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. with Michael Fairbrother, founder and mead maker from Londonderry’s Moonlight Meadery. Admission is free at the shop’s 165 High St. location in Portsmouth.

Check out the schedule:

  • October 11 – Moonlight Meadery, Michael Fairbrother
  • November 13 – Throwback Brewery, Annette Lee
  • December – To be determined
  • January – Sweet Baby Vineyard, Lewis Eaton
  • Date to be determined – Allagash Brewery, Jason Perkins

Last spring,YankeeMagazine declared mead “the next star of the craft brewing movement.” Made simply with honey, wine and yeast, mead is certainly enjoying a renaissance with the number of mead producers on a steady rise nationwide. Moonlight Meadery of Londonderry, NH, was founded by mead maker Michael Fairbrother, winner of national and international awards including New Hampshire Mead Maker of the Year.

Recently sited as “a hub of the local craft brewing scene” by BeerAdvocate magazine, A&G Homebrew Supply carries equipment and ingredients for making beer, wine, mead, cider and soda. Located in downtown Portsmouth at 165 High St., the shop boasts an online store and more at Follow them on Facebook (aghomebrewsupply) and Twitter (@aghomebrew) or call 603.767.8235 for classes, events and expert brewing advice.

If you haven’t stopped in yet definitely make the time to go over and say hi to Alex & Gretchen.