Pumpkin Beers – What We Love and Hate

October 31, 2014 2

Over the past few years it’s been interesting to explore how pumpkin beers have evolved. One of the main reasons I fell in love with craft beer is for the variety of flavors, and pumpkin was definitely a huge drawing point to my early palate. Some of the first ones I ever sampled are pioneers at this point such as Southern Tier Read More

The Cats of Craft Beer

October 29, 2014 0

Craft beer and cats probably aren’t two things that you associate with one-another. Dogs seem to be the preferred pet of choice in the scene with dog named beers and breweries. When’s the last time you walked in a brewery and picked up collar with a bottle opener on it for your cat? You haven’t, because they don’t exist (please Read More

#StoutDay 2014 with S&S and The Sturges Speakeasy

October 26, 2014 0

International Stout Day is approaching and of course we’re ready to celebrate. Mark your calendars for November 6th and an epic party at The Sturges Speakeasy! We’re planning on having lots of stouts on tap, giveaways thanks to Wilsbach Distributing, half price drafts from 5-7 and more. Be sure to RSVP to our Facebook event for the latest updates. The stout day taplist Read More

#DrinkLocal – A Visit to Sunny Brae Hops Farm

October 23, 2014 0

Here at Stouts & Stilettos we truly believe in the idea of #DrinkLocal, but here’s a question for you – how ‘local’ is your beer if it’s made down the street, but the hops are being shipped in all the way from the West Coast? Luckily there are people in our area who are working to bring hop farming to Read More

#Hoptail Recipe: the Mason Dixon Shandy

October 18, 2014 0

While I love mimosas as much as the next person sometimes I like to switch it up a bit. Last summer, I got creative and decided to take a beer twist on the classic mimosa, then throw in some extra goodies. I’m not a great mixologist but I do know what tastes good together. With the help of my favorite Read More

Craft Beer Gear: Upcycled Beer Signs

October 18, 2014 0

For the past 10 years, my husband Derek and I have been turning our passion for craft beer into art. Not only am I a designer and artist but I am also somewhat of a hoarder. Well not really -I just like to save things from going into the trash that could be repurposed and reused, especially things that are Read More

1st Annual Hoptoberfest with Hop Hedz Gear

October 16, 2014 0

  At Stouts and Stilettos we are huge supporters of all things craft beer, including gear. Hop Hedz Gear is a local beer gear company owned and operated by our good friend Bart, a true craft beer entrepreneur extraordinaire. He’s doing everything from beertography for us, beer label art for Pizza Boy Brewing, and even producing craft beer shirts. Read up Read More

Recap: Homebrew Harvest Fundraiser 2014

October 14, 2014 0

This past Sunday I spent a beautiful fall afternoon at the first annual Homebrew Harvest held at the Vineyard & Brewery at Hershey. I was there to help setup the event, check-in homebrewers as they arrived and assist my husband, Derek, pour his two brew creations: ‘Lime Seeing Red’ Saison and Citra Session IPA. I was blown away by the Read More

Things To Do: Pumpkinfest at Arooga’s Downtown

October 10, 2014 0

Do you love pumpkin beers as much as we do? Then Pumpkinfest is the event for your. With over 28 pumpkin beers on tap at one time, Pumpkinfest is guaranteed to have a beer for everyone. Pick your favorite and perfectly pair with the featured pumpkin wing sauce (one of our favorites) and get wild with a pumpkin bomb shot. Anything Read More

Pennsylvania Breweries Win 12 Medals at GABF 2014

October 4, 2014 1

While we have yet to attend the Great American Beer Fest, we are certainly #PAproud and excited to announce that PA breweries have won a total of 11 medals this year at GABF. Also, Fegley’s Brew Works and Iron HIll Brewing are tied for most medals at 2 each. Check out the list of award-winning PA breweries below: Iron Hill Read More

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