Vermont Beer Run Tips

August 11, 2016 0

It feels like ages since I last visited Vermont! So many more breweries have opened up in the past 2 years like Foam Brewers, Prohibition Pig Brewery, and Four Quarters Brewing. Not to mention the breweries I did visit in 2013 and 2014 have grown by leaps and bounds. The Alchemist Brewery, Hill Farmstead Brewery, and Otter Creek Brewing have all gone Read More

Untappd Is Not A Race: Enjoy The Beer Experience

August 2, 2015 8

WHOOMP THERE IT IS! My 1,000th unique brew check-in using the Untappd app: Burlington Beer Co.’s Strawberry Whale Cake. I like celebrating just about anything. Especially craft beer related happenings like: Untappd milestones, special beer releases, bottle shares or finding a whale or unicorn beer during beercations. So when my 1,000 check-in was imminent, I started to reflect on the Read More

Tree House Brewing Co. & Their Beautiful Brews

July 29, 2015 0

Remember when I ranted about NEVER going to stand in line for craft beer EVER again after waiting for three whole hours at Hill Farmstead Brewing Co. last summer? Yeah. Well. I did it again. This time at Tree House Brewing Co. in Monson, Massachusetts. It was my first stop during my epic “Chelsie does MA craft breweries while visiting Read More

IPA Style: West Coast vs Northeast

July 7, 2015 1

I’m all for a solid, well-crafted IPA just about any day and any time. This style is a thirst quencher for me. It’s bold. It’s flavorful. And, it’s a style that has come in so many different variations as of late. But as I’ve been doing my beer explorations, I’m starting to really have a preference for the Northeast style Read More

When Beer Becomes Art

January 16, 2015 2

In the world of digital living, there’s probably a gazillion craft beer photos floating around out there on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr. Just search on a variety of hashtags like #craftbeer, #drinkcraftnotcrap, #beergasm, #instabrew and even #girlslikebeer, just to name a few. Lots of folks are documenting their unique craft beer experience… including me! It’s fun and it helps Read More

BrewPub Review: Tired Hands Brewing Company

January 2, 2015 6

“Ever been to Tired Hands Brewing Company in Ardmore, PA?” It’s a question I often ask folks when they need help choosing what breweries to visit when coming to Southern Pennsylvania to explore good craft beer. Even though Tired Hands is a well known brewery amongst us local beer enthusiasts, it’s relatively unheard of outside the area. FORWARD-THINKING BEER This Read More

Craft Beer Vacations: Vermont Beer Trail

May 12, 2014 3

Vermont is a popular place to visit with it’s top-rated ski resorts, beautiful forests, fresh maple syrup, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, Cabot cheese, etc. but for me… it’s the Craft Beer Mecca of the east coast with many top rated breweries. And living only 8 hours away, conquering Vermont’s Beer Trail was a must. This past December, Derek and Read More