TICKET INFORMATION ADDED – Pearls and Pints is Doing a Tasting

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

A Vertical Tasting: 11 years of Black Chocolate Stout

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

Fall is here, and so is fall beer! A New York State Fall Beer 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

Sometimes You Have an Accidental Tasting on the Way Home from Work…

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…