Meeting of the Malts V

February 29, 2016 0

It seems like just yesterday that I attended the first-ever Meeting of the Malts held in Bethlehem, PA. What an amazing experience it was listening to craft beer industry leaders Jim Koch (Samuel Adams), Dick Yuengling (Yuengling) and Sam Calagione (Dogfish Head) in a panel discussion format all while enjoying a five-course beer pairing dinner amongst fellow craft beer writers, Pennsylvania brewers and aspiring Read More

Our Favorite Stout Day Selections

November 4, 2015 2

With International Stout Day coming up this Thursday, we decided to share our love our favorite stouts with the world. In chatting among ourselves, we learned pretty quickly that if there’s anything we could all agree on, it’s that stouts are just plain awesome. For some of us, it was our gateway beer, for others it became the go-to. Without further ado, Read More

Beer Fest: Hibrewnation Dec 13

November 14, 2014 0

I’m seriously counting down the days to the first-ever, Harrisburg edition of Hibrewnation happening on Dec 13 in the Main Hall of the Farm Show Complex. I’ve been to the York festival at the York Fair Grounds and it’s hands down the best beer fest in Central PA. There are a lot of good ones in the area. We are Read More

Craft Beer Gear: Upcycled Beer Signs

October 18, 2014 0

For the past 10 years, my husband Derek and I have been turning our passion for craft beer into art. Not only am I a designer and artist but I am also somewhat of a hoarder. Well not really -I just like to save things from going into the trash that could be repurposed and reused, especially things that are Read More

All Things Dogfish Head

October 3, 2014 0

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when I say “Dogfish Head?” It would be right to reply, “beer, of course!” These days, Dogfish Head is not only a Delaware brewery that makes pretty creative and tasty beers. As a brand, Dogfish Head has grown into so much more. It’s what I like to call ‘The Dogfish Head Experience.’ Read More

Chelsie’s Fall Craft Beer Picks

September 22, 2014 0

It’s that time of year here in the Northeast when Summer slips away into Fall. When the extra blanket goes on the bed and slippers are a must when getting up in the morning. With the change of seasons, comes a change in craft beer and food preferences for me. I go through this transition from seeking thirst quenching beverages Read More

Women in Craft Beer: Mariah Calagione

September 17, 2014 1

It’s not every day that you get to rub shoulders with a craft beer icon, but, during my beercation to the beaches of Delaware, I had an opportunity to sit down and chat with none other than Mariah Calagione, Owner & Vice President of Dogfish Head Brewery. A fun and hard-working woman who does everything from overall company management to Read More

Beer Fest Clothing Trends

April 28, 2014 0

I’ve been attending craft beer festivals for many years now and I must say that part of the fun is checking out what people are wearing. The attire ranges from full-blown themed costumes to creative accessories. Even hilarious or clever beer related t-shirts can be seen. It’s all about showing your personality and celebrating diversity. Here are some of the Read More

2 Girls, 1 Randall Jr

March 7, 2014 0

On a Friday afternoon with a toddler in tow both of us had the chance to get together and try out some Randall Jr infusions. While both HopSweetie and I have had our Randall Jrs for a few years, we hadn’t really done a lot with them. Long overdue, we wiped off the dust, busted them out, and got to Read More

IPA Day Returns

July 31, 2013 5

Starting in 2011, in the craft beer community began to recognize the first Thursday in August as a celebration known as IPA Day. This designated holiday recognizing the signature beer of the craft beer drinker, the India Pale Ale or IPA, is meant for the world to come together via social media to unite and open conversation about your favorite Read More

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