Best Beers of 2017 – Colleen’s Picks

January 2, 2018 0

After checking out many beers by the pool, at CBC, or after a long day with the kids Colleen knows exactly which ones are her favorites. Did your favorites make the cut? Dogfish Head Craft Brewery SeaQuench Ale (4.9% ABV) If you spent any time with me at my parents’ pool this summer, you know I love SeaQuench. In fact, Read More






Perfect Beers for Poolside Drinking

July 2, 2017 1

Summer is in full swing, and I’ve been spending lots of time with the family and in the pool at my parents’ house. Of course, drinking beer is always involved in our family activities too. To qualify as a pool beer, it has to come in a can! Which is a lot easier to do nowadays. We used to be Read More






The State of Women in Craft Beer

May 1, 2017 0

I don’t want to hear another word about women not liking beer. I just got back from the Craft Brewers Conference. Women were everywhere. EVERYWHERE! I expected to walk into this conference and feel a bit like the odd one out. While the majority of the crowd was male and there certainly was never a line for the ladies room, Read More






The Birth of a Beer – Meet Fresh Out the Kitchen

April 18, 2017 0

I’ve always heard that brewing is really just cleaning and chemistry, but after our latest brew day at Boneshire Brew Works, I would like to add that it also involves a lot of creativity and problem solving. There are challenges to brewing in different spaces and different types of beers that often have complicated or expensive fixes. It’s really cool Read More






Family Friendly Events for Harrisburg Beer Week 2017

March 31, 2017 0

Who says you can’t have kiddos and have a good time, because they’re lying! Harrisburg Beer Week is less than a month away, so it’s time to start planning. No need to get a sitter, bring the fam along to these family-friendly events: Friday: Noon – Brewhouse – Rubber Soul Firkinstock – FIVE firkins The Brewhouse is always a favorite Read More






For the Love of Coffee Stouts

February 9, 2017 0

For Valentines Day, each writer was challenged to proclaim their love to their favorite beers. These are their interpretations of the idea. We hope you enjoy! Good morning my beautiful coffee stout, You combine two of my favorite things: coffee and beer. I can drink you first thing in the morning, or with a huge scoop of ice cream in the Read More






Flying Dog Ancho Lime Paradise Lager: 30 Second Beer Review

May 24, 2016 0

“There’s something about spice that lures us in. Some sweat. Others tear up. Most reach for the water…and the antacids. With our new Heat Series, we want to elicit another feeling: Drinking up and saying ‘ahh.’” The name of this beer perfect describes it! And I have to say that I really enjoyed this beer. It was a great way Read More






Harrisburg Beer Week – Family Friendly Events

April 13, 2016 0

  Harrisburg Beer Week is coming! This year is going to be a little different for me this year. Last year, my twins were still itty bitty babies and it was easy for me to either wrap them up or carry them in in their car seats. Nowadays they are mobile. VERY mobile! At 16 months old, they’re walking, talking, Read More






The Glory of Shower Beers

September 24, 2015 0

Tierney has touched on this in the past, but here at Stouts & Stilettos we are big proponents of… SHOWER BEERS! Now that I’m a full time parent, I have to say I appreciate it even more. As a mom of twins, I’m constantly on the go and rarely get a chance to sit down, let alone drink a beer Read More






Harrisburg Beer Week – Fun for the Whole Family

April 24, 2015 0

WIth Harrisburg Beer Week upon us, I’ve been asked by a few other people for suggestions on good family-friendly events. Since there’s a lot of information for busy parents to comb through I thought I’d give y’all the highlights of what I think would be kid-friendly events. I’ll even be bringing my twins to some of these!






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