New Nanobrew Law Brings More Craft Beer To N.H.

A new law that went into effect in August made New Hampshire the first state in the country to recognize “nanobreweries” as a separate category of brewery. Now, nanobreweries can be licensed at a much reduced rate of $240, rather than the microbrewery license of $1200. According to the Union Leader, this has facilitated the opening of at least three new nanobreweries in New Hampshire — Earth Eagles Brewings in Portsmouth, Blue Lobster in Hampton, and Throwback Brewery in North Hampton.

“We’ve been trying to keep six taps on since we started, but we’ve had a hard time doing that because we’re selling out of everything,” Alex McDonald, who is co-owner of Earth Eagle Brewings, told the Union Leader. Read more!


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