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






Brewers of Pennsylvania to Host 2017 Mid-Atlantic Brewers’ Symposium 2017

August 25, 2017 0

Brewers of Pennsylvania to Host 2017 Mid-Atlantic Brewers’ Symposium in State College Pennslyvania Representative Paul Costa, Liquor Control Democratic Chair, to Keynote The Brewers of Pennsylvania (BOP), the state’s official brewers guild, will host the 3rd annual Mid-Atlantic Brewers’ Symposium. This important 2-day event features a keynote address from House Liquor Control Committee Democratic Chairman, Paul Costa.  The Symposium will take Read More






What Makes it a Female Brewed Beer Compared to Male Brewed?

August 21, 2017 0

Q: What makes it a female brewed beer compared to make brewed? A: Well, the difference is quite simple: a female brewed beer would be a beer brewed by an individual who identifies as a woman. A male brewed beer would be beer brewed by an individual who identifies as a man. That’s it. There’s no difference in end product based Read More






Julie Kovaleski’s Dream Six Pack – How to #DrinkLikeAGirl

July 7, 2017 0

One of the best parts of the craft beer scene is getting to meet bad ass women who work in the beer industry. These women inspire us, challenge us, and lead us and we’re happy to be telling their stories. At Stouts & Stilettos, being a woman is never seen a detriment, and using the phrase ‘like a girl’ in Read More






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