New England Beer spreadLauren Clark, author of Crafty Bastards: Beer in New England from the Mayflower to Modern Day, made her radio debut today on WGBH’s Boston Public Radio! She talked all things local beer with hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan, as well as Norman Miller, the author of Wicked Local’s Beer Nut blog. She shares her personal history as a brewer and talks industrial brewers around the region before participating in the Friday News Quiz. We won’t spoil it for you by saying if she won, but if you missed it, you can click here and scroll to the 1 hour 36 minute mark to listen in!

Crafty BastardsCrafty Bastards is for sale at many local stores, including SaultHarvard Book Store, Porter Square Books, and The Boston Shaker. You can also buy it online through Union Park Press and Amazon, as well as any  independent bookstore you love. If they don’t have it in stock, just ask them to order it for you – they’ll be happy to do so. In the meantime, get a sneak peak by checking out the book trailer. Stay thirsty, you #CraftyBastards!