Chelsie’s Summer Beer Favs 2014 Edition

June 30, 2014 0

So far, it’s been a really great summer here in Southern Pennsylvania. Lots of lounging by the pool, hanging with friends and family on the patio and stoking up the fire pit. The weather has been perfect almost each and every weekend. Clear skies. Low humidity. Lots of sunshine. I call it Good Beer Weather. And, there’s been much good Read More

Craft Beer 101: IPAs for Days

June 29, 2014 0

It is the quintessential representation of craft beer. It is the most commonly ordered craft beer style. It is the reason craft beer enthusiasts are called “hop heads.” It is the one beer I hated for years. It is the India Pale Ale or as we all call it, the IPA. IPAs have become the most commonly brewed beer style Read More

Coming Soon: Iron Hill to Can Mahalo, Apollo!

June 27, 2014 0

Local brewery Iron Hill will be launching their first canned offering (#TheCansOfSummer) in just two week’s time. Mahalo, Apollo! is a golden, complex and refreshing summer wheat beer spiced with lemongrass and Grains of Paradise fermented with Belgian yeast, making for an easy-drinking beer that complements grilled dishes beautifully. Hello summer! It will be available exclusively in 16-oz. cans, priced at Read More

Confessions of a Recovering Beer Snob

June 27, 2014 4

I’ve made a conscious effort to change the way that I am and become a better person. Are you willing to do the same for the betterment of the craft beer community? An interesting concept emerged over coffee today. A friend, while planning an evening bottle share, discussed with me out loud the guest list as they lamented over whether or Read More

Infographic: All Things Homebrewing

June 20, 2014 0

Ready to start homebrewing? Check out this infographic demonstrating everything you need to get started. Also, check out The Homebrewer’s Association of America website for recipe ideas, tips, and tricks. Infographic by CustomMade

Brewery Tour: ‘V is for Victory Brewing Company’

June 17, 2014 2

My Saturday day trip adventure to Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, PA was a long time coming. I’ve been a fan of their beer for many years now: HopDevil, Prima Pils, Headwaters Pale Ale, Summer Love, Storm King, Helios, and my all time fav of theirs Dirtwolf. I love my Double IPAs! (See the full list of beers available) But Read More

Pair it Yourself: BYOB with Craft Beer

June 14, 2014 0

One of the best things about drinking craft beer is the fun you can have pairing it with food. Just like wine, certain beers fit amazingly with certain foods bringing out their full flavor, each complementing the other. One of the easiest ways to find your favorite pairings is to do it yourself. While I may love to cook, I’m Read More

Recap: Our First Girl’s Night Out Drink Up

June 13, 2014 1

First of all, a huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out on Tuesday night for our first ever Girl’s Night Out Drink Up! We had a lot of fun discussing the beers we love, the beers we hate, and life in general. Thanks to Al’s of Hampden for being our gracious host as well. The weather was perfect the Read More

Things to Do: Dads Drinks Donuts at The Brewery at Hershey

June 13, 2014 1

What could be better than donuts or craft beer? How about unusual donuts PAIRED with unique craft beers? That’s what The Vineyard & Brewery at Hershey and The Fractured Prune Doughnuts of Lancaster will do at a special Father’s Day event this Sunday, June 15th.

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