Say Hello to The Brew Shop

February 8, 2016 0

I am lucky to live in a neighborhood that has lots of places to buy excellent craft beer. However, these places generally fall into two categories: 1) grocery stores with a particularly good beer selection, or 2) wine shops that have a shelf or two dedicated to craft beer. The neighborhood was missing a shop that put beer first – Read More

Meet Sonora

September 3, 2015 5

Hello fellow beer nerds! My name is Sonora, and I have been a big fan of all things craft beer for several years. For the longest time I didn’t drink beer because the bitterness put me off. My gateway to beer was actually cider. The European ciders especially had a dryness that prepared my palate for beer. The first beer Read More

Women in Beer, Women Drinking Beer

April 20, 2015 1

The following is a guest post written by Sara Bozich. Sara has been writing about food, drink & fun on PennLive and You can catch her on her weekly radio gigs, along with hosting duties on the web series, What’s on Tap. She is also a co-founder of the first ever Harrisburg Beer Week. “Craft beer:  written by women, Read More

Craft Beer On A Budget

May 4, 2014 2

Who doesn’t love saving money? In this economy, we have to make our hard earned dollars stretch a little more and sometimes cut back on the “fun things” we love to indulge in, like quality craft beer. But good beer doesn’t have to cost you your whole week’s paycheck. There are a ton of places in Central Pennsylvania that cut Read More

Pints & Pedis April 30 at Polished Salon

April 6, 2014 0

Alright, ladies, this is a big one. Mark your calendars now for April 30 for the first-ever Pints & Pedis, hosted by and Stouts and Stilettos, in partnership with Polished Salon & Spa and Wilsbach Distributors. Pints & Pedis is an opportunity to share and grow your love of craft beer with like-minded women. Whether you’re been sipping stouts since the ’00s, are Read More

CTBF 2013

October 29, 2013 0

Remember last year when my good friend Colleen (HopSweetie) and I were lamenting and whining about not being at GABF with all the cool kids? Well the same happened this year only with a lot less whining and a lot more girl time drinking fun. Welcome to CTBF 2013!

Op-Ed: Women & Beer Stereotype Persists via Beer Street Journal

July 22, 2013 2

Some of you may have seen this video already as well as my post at Beer Street Journal, and others might not. In case you can’t tell from my scathing sarcasm, I am absolutely sick of the women & beer stereotypes that still continue to infiltrate the industry. Can we please just realize that beer is a unisex and genderless Read More

Meet HopSweetie!

February 12, 2013 1

How did I become a beer nerd? Well, I mean I’ve always been a nerd about other things, so I guess it really shouldn’t be that much of a surprise. However, I hadn’t even consumed any alcohol until I got to college. Of course I started with basically whatever I could get my hands on. So it was generally crap. Cheap crap. Once Read More

Be Confident. Be You.

January 23, 2013 0

This past week I had the pleasure of chatting with Nick at Entrebeerneur about craft beer, the industry as a whole, and especially my views as a woman. Check it out! [youtube]

From Cosmos to Craft: Changing Women’s Mind About Beer

March 31, 2012 2

So, gentlemen, you want your wife/fiancee/girlfriend/the lovely lady in your life to enjoy craft beer with you? This is no easy task. As I’m sure you know, women can be difficult to sway, especially when they are already set in their ways. Fret not guys, because I have a few suggestions on how to get her started and continue her Read More