Beer + Social Media Panel with Greg Avola, Co-Founder of Untappd

March 29, 2018 0

DON’T MISS OUT >> GET TICKETS NOW Join us and the It’s Friday Somewhere podcast crew as we host Greg Avola, Co-Founder of Untappd and welcome him to Harrisburg Beer Week. Greg will discuss startups and all things craft beer in our digital world alongside Jeff Kupko (Kupko’s Mind Bottled) and Tierney Pomone (Stouts & Stilettos). This round table discussion with be Read More

Now that NEIPAs are ‘Real’, It’s Time to Hold Brewers Accountable

March 23, 2018 1

    When I read the news that NEIPAs/Hazy IPAs/Juicy IPAs are now ‘official’, I legit had a tantrum. You see, I don’t get the obsession with these brews, and the best defense I had all this time was reminding people that they aren’t real. They’re just breweries adding flour so people will buy them. They’re just lazy, unclean beers. Read More

Brewers Association Releases Top 50 Breweries of 2017 by Sales Volume

March 16, 2018 0

  BREWERS ASSOCIATION RELEASES 2017 TOP 50 BREWING COMPANIES BY SALES VOLUME  Boulder, Colo • March 14, 2018—The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers—today released its annual lists of the top 50 producing craft brewing companies and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume. Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, 40 were small and independent Read More

First Drafts Book Club Combines Craft Beer and Good Reads

January 18, 2018 0

Beer and Books, is there a better combination?  We at the Pickerington Public Library say “no there’s not.” That’s how our First Drafts Book Club came about. The second Thursday of each month, the club meets at Combustion Brewery & Taproom in Pickerington, OH to chat it up, eat, and sample great beer.    December 2017 was our first meet-up Read More

Best Beers of 2017 – April’s Picks

January 5, 2018 0

After trying so many different types of beers, April narrowed it down to 5 of the best. Do you agree with her choices? Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery Bourbon Barrel Champion Ground Imperial Coffee Stout (11% ABV) A coffee stout aged in bourbon barrels and conditioned on Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee. If that sentence isn’t sexy enough for you… BrewDog Read More

Best Beers of 2017 – Sonora’s Picks

January 3, 2018 0

While many of us had a hard time selecting our favorites, Sonora had no trouble picking. Her selections were so precise, that she could narrow it down to three! Did your favorite make the list? Starr Hill Brewing Double Bass Chipotle Chocolate Stout (7.8% ABV) Starr Hill released a Box of Chocolates this year, featuring three variants of their delicious Double Read More

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

Best Beers of 2017 – Chelsie’s Picks

January 2, 2018 0

While falling just shy of 800 unique beers experienced in 2017, I have to say this was my favorite year in craft beer. So many great brews that makes narrowing it down to just a handful is super difficult. I literally could have had a list of 100 stellar beers. Follow me on Untappd if you want to peek at Read More

Women in Craft Beer – Hannah Ison (Zeroday Brewing)

November 3, 2017 2

Everyone starts somewhere, and for Hannah Ison, she’s starting here in Harrisburg. If you’ve visited Zeroday Brewing before, you’ve probably seen her there, or maybe heard her there – her exuberant laugh is unmistakable, and her energy is contagious throughout the establishment. I met Hannah a few years back at a party, and immediately saw a bit of myself in Read More

2017 Holiday Gift Ideas for Craft Beer Lovers

November 3, 2017 0

The holiday shopping season has begun! It seems to start earlier and earlier every year. Brick and mortar stores started putting up their Christmas and winter decor way before Halloween even hit. While I hate to have holidays overlap each other for the advantage of “more sales,” it did nudge me to start my gift guide searching early. Sometimes I Read More

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