Beer Fest Fashion – 3 Simple Tips

April 30, 2014 4

Every week leading into a beer fest or beer event I have two things on my mind: How will I paint my nails, and what will I wear? Yes, I’m serious. Recently Chelsie collected beer fest clothing trends, and to continue the series I’ve got a few simple tips to guide you through your closet. I know I’m not the Read More

Beer Fest Clothing Trends

April 28, 2014 0

I’ve been attending craft beer festivals for many years now and I must say that part of the fun is checking out what people are wearing. The attire ranges from full-blown themed costumes to creative accessories. Even hilarious or clever beer related t-shirts can be seen. It’s all about showing your personality and celebrating diversity. Here are some of the Read More

Three Cheers for Regular Beers

April 26, 2014 1

When’s the last time you drank a regular beer? You know, just a plain old IPA or a simple stout. No ‘we triple dry-hopped this and then added grapefruit and stuck our balls in it for flavor depth’ or ‘bourbon barrel aged then blended with a pile of other beers then dingleberries were added and then we forgot it in Read More

Cellaring Craft Beer – Aging vs. Hoarding

April 24, 2014 0

The classic debate is about to unfold: cellaring/aging craft beer vs. hoarding craft beer. After polling you, the faithful readers, on whether or not you age your beers, I found the results to be as expected.

Things to Do: PA Flavor Fest

April 22, 2014 0

April 26th, Chelsie and I will be attending a new fest for me – PA Flavor. Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Brewer’s Association as well as the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association, the American Culinary Federation and the Department of Agriculture’s PA Preferred Program, PA Flavor is a celebration of good food and good beer. I’ve heard nothing be great things Read More

Dillsburg Homebrew Fest Winners

April 21, 2014 0

It was a sold out event for the 2014 Dillsburg Homebrew Fest where local home brewers competed for a great cause and cash prizes. The event held at Noonan’s Tavern in Dillsburg, PA from 2-5pm on Saturday, April 19, benefited the Dillsburg Relay for Life, “Team Heroes of Hope”, and the American Cancer Society.

On Home Brews and Saison 27

April 20, 2014 0

Well here she is ladies and gentlemen – Saison 27 in all her glory. With final ABV coming in at 7.6% and it’s beautiful cloudy amber color it’s easy to see why this beer was well received. It had a lovely honey sweetness from the excessive amount of orange blossom honey I used and had little hop flavor despite the Read More

Recap: Deschutes Beer & Ice Cream Flight Night

April 18, 2014 2

Last night’s Deschutes Brewery and Twin Kiss Creamery ice cream social at Market Cross Pub in Carlisle, PA had to be one of the more creative and delicious pairing events I’ve ever attended. It was so refreshing to attend a pairing that didn’t include the usual slab of beef paired with a porter. Or the bowl of New England clam chowder Read More

Do You Cellar Beer? [POLL]

April 16, 2014 1

Over the past few days I’ve been deliberating over the concept of cellaring beer and even beer hoarding. Before we post any of our thoughts on those items, I’m intrigued to find out how many of you, our readers, DO choose to cellar beer. Please take a moment to vote below, and expect a follow up soon!  

Things to Do: Susquehanna Ale Trail 2014

April 11, 2014 0

This weekend is the final three days of this year’s Susquehanna Ale Trail passport event. While the trail is free for you to explore any time of year, the passport event offers a unique opportunity to tour and taste at each stop as well as learn about each brewery/bar and their take on the momentous craft beer industry.  

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