Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The pros and cons of coffee

By Hae Young Yoo

November 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

It is no secret that Americans drink a lot of coffee. According to the National Coffee Association’s 2013 National Coffee Drinking Trends study, 83 percent of the country’s adult population drinks coffee, and a large p...

The pun’s the fun with Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Porter

By Emily Brightman

November 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Like most writers with a sense of humor, I'm a sucker for a good pun. And when I say a "good pun," I really mean any pun; I masquerade like I have standards, but the worst puns are always my favorite. Some of the best bee...

Candia Road Brewing Company – Lotus Eater Double IPA

By Emily Brightman

November 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Food & Drink

Having been raised by wild hippies, I am inadvertently drawn to all things psychedelic. While this was all well and good in my formative years as I cultivated my love for 60s pop art and every weirdo classic rock band from C...

What to do with your leftover Halloween candy

By Hae Young Yoo

November 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

The spooky fun of Halloween is over, and now we all have to adjust to reality again. The downside is that this can be hard to do with a mountain of leftover trick-or-treat candy staring you in the face. You know you shouldn...

Spooky Brews: the best Halloween beers

By Emily Brightman

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

The weeks leading up to Halloween are always my favorite of the year, and not only because they mark the one time I can get away with being a certifiable weirdo. October and November herald the release of all manner of strange and ...

Classy cocktails to indulge on Halloween

By Gabe Scarbrough

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Halloween is a magical time of year. Children dress up in fantastical costumes and wander the streets of America with their parents knocking on strangers' doors and receiving candy. On any other day of the year this would make no ...

A love letter to the Rogue Brewing Company, re: Chipotle Ale

By Emily Brightman

October 24, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Throughout the course of my development as a serious beer geek, it goes without saying that I have done my fair share of experimenting with a plethora of beers from many brewing companies, some of which I have gone back to r...

Brother Thelonious Belgian-style ale packs serious punch

By Emily Brightman

October 17, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

I had the good fortune of spending my Columbus Day weekend at a craft beer festival in New Hampshire, which primarily means I got to spend the long weekend swilling beer and indulging my proclivity for strange and exotic brews...