Photos: Week of January 11 By NHPR Staff • Jan 11, 2013 TweetShareGoogle+Email There are eight beers on tap at any given time at Throwback Brewery's tap room. Credit Emily Corwin, NHPR Throwback Brewery has a three-barrel system, which makes it very small compared to most craft breweries, but larger than other nanobreweries. Credit Emily Corwin, NHPR Students flee a make-believe active shooter in a classroom as a state trooper monitors the exercise Credit Chris Jensen, NHPR Mountain climber Fred Wilkinson rappels down an ice floe at Cathedral Ledge in North Conway. Credit Sam Evans-Brown, NHPR Workers pick from boxes at the New Hampshire Food Bank Credit Michael Brindley, NHPR Tags: Granite SeenPhotosTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content How New Hampshire Is Helping Nanobreweries Revolutionize Craft Beer By Emily Corwin • Jan 9, 2013 Emily Corwin / NHPR Read, listen and view a slideshow about New Hampshire's nanobrewery laws and Throwback Brewery at StateImpact New Hampshire. An Active Shooter: Preparing For The Worst And Hoping For The Best By Chris Jensen • Jan 7, 2013 Chris Jensen, NHPR Following the shootings at Columbine in 1999 the New Hampshire State police developed a free course to help local police departments face such a deadly challenge. Now, after the killing of 20 children and six adults in a Newtown, Ct. school, some police departments are showing more interest. NHPR’s Chris Jensen attended one course over the weekend in Bristol. Here’s the sound nobody wants to hear for real in a school. Sound of teens screaming and running…. Ayotte: Now Is The Time For Congress To Plan For Spending Cuts By Michael Brindley • Jan 9, 2013 Michael Brindley, NHPR Senator Kelly Ayotte says Congress needs to act now to cut spending or it will face another last-minute decision at the end of February. “We want to fund our priorities, but there’s some things we can’t afford, programs that have been going on that maybe don’t work anymore. We really have to go through line by line and get that done.” The deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff pushed the deadline for across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration to March 1. The White Mountains: Training Ground For The Greats By Sam Evans-Brown • Jan 11, 2013 Frederick Wilkinson / Courtesy Photo Conditions in New Hampshire’s White Mountains are notoriously harsher than their altitude suggests. But for World Class mountaineers this makes the Whites a perfect training ground. It’s a windy, but warm winter day. Fred Wilkinson hopes the thaw will make for what he calls sticky ice over at Cathedral ledge, meaning easily pierced by the pointy end of an ice-axe.