Pucks and Pints 2: Hockey Beer for the 2016-17 Season

November 4, 2016 2

Sonora’s 2016-17 Hockey Beer Picks: I’m very excited to be back rink-side watching the Washington Capitals (hopefully) skate to victory. Last year, our Stanley Cup dreams were sadly dashed yet again in Round 2, as we fell to the eventual Cup winners, the Pittsburgh Penguins, in Game 6. But it’s a new year, and so far, the Caps are playing Read More

Buona Birra: BrewDog Firenze

October 22, 2015 0

My husband and I recently went to Florence, Italy on our belated honeymoon (since it was a year after we got married, we jokingly called it our Honeyversary). A big part of our relationship is a shared love of Italian food and culture. Another shared love is craft beer. So, we definitely made it a point to combine the two Read More

Beers for a Rainy Day

October 8, 2015 0

This past weekend saw a lot of rain and grey skies — rain that was very much needed in our area (we were almost in a drought), but rain that also put a damper on many weekend plans, including our annual tradition of going to Capitol City Oktoberfest. Rainy days are often associated with warm tea, a blanket, and watching Read More

Hit the Brixx – She Said/He Said

June 26, 2012 1

Often, if you are trying to locate craft beer in populated to barren locations, a good rule of thumb is to find a classy pizza joint. Beer and pizza seem to go as well together as peas and carrots. This is especially true of the Brixx chain, with a website tab dedicated to “beer lovers”. Brixx has multiple locations throughout NC, SC, TN Read More