Your guide to great hikes and breweries across New England
Beer lovers and hiking enthusiasts: these 50 carefully selected New England hikes are for you Each hike leads through stunning scenery, and features a nearby brewery or a brewpub where a refreshing local craft beer awaits. This full-color guidebook showcases a wide variety of fun beer hikes in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island, from easy walks to moderate rambles and strenuous climbs. Hike descriptions include details on access, difficulty, duration, points of interest, history and, at trail's end, a recommended beer with notes on its appearance, aroma and taste. You'll also get an insider's look at each brewery and their creative and passionate craftspeople. Beer. Hiking. New England. Three cheers to that
About the Author
Carey Kish is a seasoned hiker, outdoors writer, beer enthusiast and longtime New England denizen. Kish has twice hiked the 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine (twice), the 1,100-mile Florida Trail and the 2,654-mile Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada. Beer Hiking New England is a product of Kish's lifelong passion for hiking and his love for tasty craft-brewed beer. He is also editor of the AMC Maine Mountain Guide and author of AMC's Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast. Kish's hiking column has appeared in the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram for two decades, and his writing has also appeared in a wide variety of other publications. Carey lives on the coast of Maine, right next to Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. You can also find him on Facebook and on Instagram @careykish.