Rogue Farms Summer 2015 Crop Report – Interesting Excerpts

July 31, 2015 0

So, I really enjoy reading the Rogue Farms crop reports. For some reason, I find it so adorable that they want us all to know how the farms are doing and how it effects their beer production. I’m also a little bit of a secret nerd, and I love learning about their bees, what they plan to grow, what they’re Read More

Tree House Brewing Co. & Their Beautiful Brews

July 29, 2015 0

Remember when I ranted about NEVER going to stand in line for craft beer EVER again after waiting for three whole hours at Hill Farmstead Brewing Co. last summer? Yeah. Well. I did it again. This time at Tree House Brewing Co. in Monson, Massachusetts. It was my first stop during my epic “Chelsie does MA craft breweries while visiting Read More

Magic Hat Electric Peel and How Much I Hate Moving

July 29, 2015 1

So, the lovely folks at Magic Hat were kind enough to send me some Electric Peel to try along with a really adorable and fun matching glass. Unfortunately, it arrived right around the same time that I was moving the Stouts & Stilettos HQ, so it has taken me entirely too long to tell you all about it. I can’t Read More

Brewer’s Association Reports Continued Growth for Mid-Year 2015

July 27, 2015 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Boulder, CO • July 27, 2015—The craft brewing industry has continued a strong pace of growth in the first half of 2015, according to new mid-year data released by the Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American craft brewers. American craft beer production volume increased 16 percent during the first half of the Read More

Women in Craft Beer: Kim Jordan

July 25, 2015 0

This past weekend at #BBC15 the amazing Kim Jordan gave the keynote speech. Oh, and I met her! Listening to her describe what it was like starting New Belgium and what their future holds was definitely one of the biggest highlights of the weekend and conference. New Belgium started small like many breweries, in this case they were making and Read More

A Trip to Smuttynose Brewing Co.

July 23, 2015 0

I’m a beach loving gal. Yeah. My pasty white skin burns easily, but there’s nothing like sitting on the beach and watching the waves crash in. The smell of the ocean air. The breeze that cools you off on a hot summer day. And, of course the seafood restaurants that have the freshest of the fresh catch’s of the day. Read More

Live Beer Blogging – 12 Beers in 60 Minutes at #BBC15

July 21, 2015 0

So, I went into this ‘speed-dating’ style beer tasting really thinking I was prepared. I had all the breweries names with links ready to go, just fill in the beers and pics then press post at the end and keep it moving. Boy was I wrong. For those who weren’t in attendance at the Beer Bloggers Conference for the Live Read More

Giveaway: 2 Tickets to Decked Out Live! @ Brewery at Hershey

July 19, 2015 0

You like free things right? How about two passes to any Decked Out Live of your choice? Don’t know about Decked Out Live? From now through September 26, 2015 the Brewery (and Vineyard) at Hershey host local bands every Friday night and it’s a kick-ass party every time! While you’re there you can grab their house-made brews by the pint, Read More

DuClaw’s Beers of Summer – Food Ideas and Tasting Notes

July 16, 2015 2

DuClaw Brewing Company, located in Baltimore MD, is only about an hour and a half from home base here in in Harrisburg. They launched in our local area three summers ago and won my heart from that day forward. When I say they’re good people, I mean they’re good people. You may know some of their flagships like Serum, Bare Read More

The U.S. Women’s Open 2015: Exclusive Beer & Shandy

July 14, 2015 0

As you all know this past week (July 6-12), the 2015 U.S. Women’s Open crowned In Gee Chun the winner and champion of this prestigious golf competition that is now in its 70th year. And, you probably have heard that the event was held at the Lancaster Country Club (LCC) in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. But did you know that a signature Read More

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