THE PLANTING It’s not every day that you get to impact your local craft beer scene in a hands on sort of way. What a fulfilling and rewarding feeling you get when you do have an opportunity to give back and volunteer your time and energy. Recently, I had the pleasure of helping Sunny Brae Hops Farm in Carlisle, PA Read More
For Immediate Release: On Thursday, May 21, starting at 4 p.m., Philly Beer Week (PBW) 2015 will host a press conference in the lobby of the Ben Franklin House, adjacent to Di Bruno Bros. at The Franklin, to unveil PBW’s Official Guide, an 80-page commemorative keepsake published by Philly Beer Scene magazine, featuring an all-access look at the storied history Read More
WIth Harrisburg Beer Week upon us, I’ve been asked by a few other people for suggestions on good family-friendly events. Since there’s a lot of information for busy parents to comb through I thought I’d give y’all the highlights of what I think would be kid-friendly events. I’ll even be bringing my twins to some of these!
With much anticipation, the count down to the first ever Harrisburg Beer Week is upon us! In just two weeks, a plethora of over 140+ craft beer events will hit the greater Harrisburg area over a 9 day period. Some events take place on a particular day. Other features run through the entire week. What’s really great? It’s not just Read More
On a bleak Wednesday while watching Mr. Selfridge, I decided I needed to open a beer and brighten my day. The fridge is almost always full, but I wanted something new. Something spring-like. Something to shake the blahs out of an otherwise uneventful day. I decided upon Prism Brewing‘s Shady Blonde. As soon as you open the bottle, it’s like Read More
Midtown Harrisburg, are you ready to rock? Today, the brand-new Zeroday Brewing Company announced they will finally officially open on April 8 2015. This road has been an arduous one for them, and we are all anticipating their big day. To be coy in telling their story, they are truly living the dream. Theo Armstrong, head brewer, started as a home Read More
On a magically free Saturday, I decided I was well overdue to check out St. Boniface Brewing Co’s brand new brewery and tap room. Located in the heart of Ephrata PA, St. Boniface Brewing has been open since 2010, but moved to their new facilities in 2013. The last time I went to see them was in 2012 at their old Read More
On Monday, February 2, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant will debut a new house lineup of fresh craft beers, available on draught and for growler fills, at all 11 locations throughout the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware region. Three new styles of beer will be added to the everyday lineup, including: White Iron Wit, a pale unfiltered Belgian-style wheat beer, Read More
Don’t worry Harrisburg beer fans, Millbock Brewing will live on in 2015. Check out their Facebook post from this afternoon: We are pumped that one of our favorite local breweries will continue to make great beer in Harrisburg.
Just in time for the holiday, Iron Hill Brewery is releasing their Bedotter, a Belgian-style ale, in 4 packs of 16 oz. cans for a limited time. This GABF silver medal winner is perfect for gifting or enjoying with loved ones (or keeping for yourself, let’s be honest here). This golden ale boasts complex aromas and notes of plum, spice and Read More