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They’ll Drink To That: The Presidential Hopefuls Pull Out The Brewery Stops in New Hampshire

Photo by Allegra Boverman. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a Democratic candidate for President, visited To Share Brewing Company in Manchester on Friday evening. There was a drink there named for her on tap, Kirstenweizen, which she sampled. Photo by Allegra Boverman for NHPR

Photo by Allegra Boverman. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a Democratic candidate for President, visited To Share Brewing Company in Manchester on Friday evening. There was a drink there named for her on tap, Kirstenweizen, which she sampled. Photo by Allegra Boverman for NHPR

There’s an old cliché in politics – who’s the candidate voters would want to have a beer with?

It’s a euphemism for likability. But this year, it’s also something New Hampshire voters might actually be able to answer.

Microbreweries have joined diners, living rooms and town halls as go-to venues for face-time with the Democrats running for president.

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