As summer comes to a close, I often find myself running in the evenings. Note I do not say that I have been running far, or fast, just often… This seems to be the rhythm that I have fallen into for the past 3 years anyhow – running in the late summer and into fall … More Life Lessons Learned while Running for Beer
There are annually occurring events that get me allllllllll excited each year – Season kickoff of University of Michigan Football, the Tory Burch sample sale and the yearly release of Parabola – a limited and delicious barrel-aged imperial stout from Firestone Walker. While chasing beers – running around town to find something the day it comes … More Chasing Beer: Parabola Night!
Those of you who know me know that I love few things in life, but those that I love, I love fiercely! Two of the things on that list are craft beer (things you know from reading this site!) and the New York Junior League. The NYJL is a group of nearly 3,000 women who … More Success at the NYJL Tasting!
When my friend texted to ask if I was interested in attending a tasting at Brooklyn Wine Exchange, I said yes. She is a member and generously brings me as her (+) 1 to their tastings and classes which are usually really interesting. It wasn’t until I head the topic that I got truly … More Who Knew: Craft Beer Distills into Whiskey!
I am thrilled to report that I have been selected to run a tasting of New York State craft beers on March 23 focused on introducing craft beer novices to the basics of beer: the difference between a malty stout and a hoppy IPA, as well as an introduction to some of the most common … More TICKET INFORMATION ADDED – Pearls and Pints is Doing a Tasting
Brooklyn Brewery certainly knows how to throw a party. When that party is during NYC’s Craft Beer Week, during the year when a favorite Brooklyn Brewery varietal turns 21 years-old, it’s sure to be epic! Knowing this, I immediately RSVPd for two free tickets to the event without a moment’s hesitation to the vertical tasting of 10 vintages … More A Vertical Tasting: 11 years of Black Chocolate Stout
What better way to celebrate National Beer Day than with a tasting! Last night’s tasting of selections from Brooklyn Brewery was exceptional on so many levels! The event was hosted in a historic Upper East Side Space and coordinated by a dear friend as the inaugural event for his “Beer Society.” I have attended several … More An Exceptional Brooklyn Brewery Tasting
After what felt like an endless summer – in the best possible way – it’s become increasingly clear that it’s time to break out the sweaters, plan a leaf peeping road trip, and prepare ourselves for pumpkin flavored everything. Beer included. Those of you who are lucky enough to be in the distribution area for Southern … More Fall is here, and so is fall beer! A New York State Fall Beer tasting
I got a text from a long lost friend the other evening that went something like this: Anywhere around here with good beer? Can you assist with ordering? Well of course, may I also assist with the drinking? Wouldn’t have it any other way! So we grabbed 2 stools at the very cozy lower east … More Beer Dates: Proletariat
I don’t see it as a problem that, if I take a particular route home from work, I walk past my local craft beer store and tasting bar. Typically, I walk past and smile, poke my head in, buy a large format to have on hand if there’s something interesting… But when you walk by … More Sometimes You Have an Accidental Tasting on the Way Home from Work…