Cooking with Beer: Chocolate Stout Gummy Bears

This summer, a bizarre (but genius!) trend took the internet and all of the “basics” by storm – Rose wine gummy bears.  The waitlist climbed to nearly 20,000 people!  While this is insanity, I had to try them.  And they were delicious…  Of course, this got me thinking.  Can’t you make a gummy with any … More Cooking with Beer: Chocolate Stout Gummy Bears

(Mexican) Cake by the Ocean and other adventures in Craft Beer out East

My favorite part of the summer is decompressing on weekends at the beach with friends.  Our beach game is strong, there are flash tats, some amazing  eats including my favorite shrimp, mango and avocado salad, a private beach and matching blankets.  While I flew a bit under the radar last summer as the new girl in … More (Mexican) Cake by the Ocean and other adventures in Craft Beer out East

Trend Spotting: What’s in my Beer and How Did it Get There???

It’s widely accepted by all beer lovers that one of the most amazing things about beer is the HUGE variety of flavors.  Even a beer novice can appreciated that an IPA tastes, looks, smells, feels, nothing like a stout.  What I’m most excited about lately is the variations amongst stouts and porters!  While I love … More Trend Spotting: What’s in my Beer and How Did it Get There???

What I’ve been drinking… Did you miss me?

Sometimes, life gets the best of you.  With traveling every weekend and a particularly busy time of year in both work and volunteer lives, I haven’t had a moment to write!  That doesn’t mean that I haven’t had a moment to have some amazing beer experiences though…  It’s all about work/life balance, right? If truly … More What I’ve been drinking… Did you miss me?