An Ode to #BeerCats

June 30, 2016 0

Beer pics are fun! There’s no denying that I’m somewhat of a shutterbug. Am I good at photography? Ummm. Well not really, but I enjoy playing around with lighting, settings, filters and various photo editing apps. A couple years back, I stumbled upon Beer Cats on Twitter (@CatsOnTap) & Instagram (@catsontap). I couldn’t stop scrolling through all the adorable photos that folks took Read More






Cheers to Charlotte Beer!

June 29, 2016 0

Lately podcasts have become a part of my daily listening. I love to listen to all kinds from news, current events, and now of course craft beer. With the growth of craft beer in Charlotte there is one podcast I do not miss: Cheers Charlotte. Jay, Cesar, and Ford focus on the local craft beer scene in town as well as Read More






The Summer of Fruit Beer

June 24, 2016 0

You may have seen it in my Untappd/Twitter feed already, this summer I’m going all in on fruit beers. I love to drink seasonally, and I’m excited to dive back into a style of beers that I’ve neglected for a long time. But why now and why so obsessed? I have always loved fruit beers. I just haven’t felt comfortable Read More






When a Beer Lover Meets a Coffee Lover

June 23, 2016 0

A few years ago, I wrote a quick piece comparing craft beer to coffee in that some people prefer good coffee just like some people prefer good beer. I’ve been thinking about this even further lately, especially after my encounter with a true coffee lover. I drink coffee daily. I fire up my Keurig every morning and throw in a Read More






Dogfish Head Introduces Flesh & Blood

June 22, 2016 0

LEADING THE CHARGE OF CITRUS SUMMER SIPPERS, DOGFISH HEAD RELEASES FLESH & BLOOD An honest to goodness IPA packed with lemon flesh and blood orange juice MILTON, DE (June 16, 2016) — With a long history of innovation in the world of fruit IPAs, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is unveiling Flesh & Blood, an honest to goodness IPA brewed with a bounty Read More






Death of the Flagships: But Why?

June 21, 2016 0

I must admit. I have had this post swirling around in my head for well over a year now… maybe even longer. I’ve often talked about the downturn of flagship beers in great length to many-a-folks who belly up to the bar with me and on Twitter with fellow craft beer minded individuals. Now it’s time to document it all and get Read More






Girls Pint Out – Uniting Women, Advocating for Craft Beer

June 16, 2016 2

As we know here at Stouts & Stilettos, having a few beers with your girlfriends is always a good way to spend the day. Across the country, groups like Barley’s Angels and Girl’s Pint Out are popping up in almost every state. With the mission of building a community of women who love craft beer, Girl’s Pint out requires no membership process Read More






Beercation: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

June 15, 2016 1

My husband and I recently took a long weekend trip to Toronto. We had the expected on our agenda: Niagara Falls, the Hockey Hall of Fame, Second City, and the CN Tower, among others. We also couldn’t wait to sample some excellent beer. While Canadian craft beer is available near us – Parallel 49, Unibroue, and Hop City Brewing are Read More






Alpine Beer Company Willy Wanilly Hits 6-Packs

June 14, 2016 0

This month, San Diego craft brewery, Alpine Beer Company is debuting fan-favorite, Willy Vanilly to national consumers. Willy Vanilly is a vanilla-spiced American wheat ale that gained an ardent following among Alpine locals as a draft-only offering served exclusively in the Alpine Beer Company tasting room and restaurant. Willy Vanilly will be sold as a year-round beer in 6-packs (12oz bottles) and on Read More






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