For Cider Culture: Call for Apples! Portland Cider Company’s 2nd Annual PDX Apple Recycling Collection

With fall rapidly approaching, apple season is in full swing. For residents in Portland, Ore., your backyard apples can go to good use as Portland Cider Company hosts its second annual PDX Apple Recycling Collection. The cidery is calling upon the Portland community once again for backyard apples to hand-press into a community cider to support a local … More For Cider Culture: Call for Apples! Portland Cider Company’s 2nd Annual PDX Apple Recycling Collection

My New Segment for Cider Culture: The Double Tap List: The Best of #Cider on Instagram (Sept. 9–15)

Hello, Weekend! Take a look at my new segment for Cider Culture, The Double Tap List: The Best of #Cider on Instagram. From festivals to apple harvesting to delicious doughnuts, fall is in the air! Check out some of our favorites from September 9–15! Check back weekly for the latest in the #cider world on Instagram! … More My New Segment for Cider Culture: The Double Tap List: The Best of #Cider on Instagram (Sept. 9–15)

Review for PorchDrinking.com: Victory Brewing Co. | Blackboard No. 06 – Peach Belgian Blonde with Coriander

Experimental flavors, quality products, great taste: these are all elements that consumers don’t just seek out, but expect it in their craft beer.  With summer upon us, consumers want refreshing ingredients and lots of flavors!  One company who delivers upon these standards for the craft is Victory Brewing Company. Read more about my review of Victory’s … More Review for PorchDrinking.com: Victory Brewing Co. | Blackboard No. 06 – Peach Belgian Blonde with Coriander

A Weekend Adventure at Rickett’s Glen and The River Rat Brew Trail

Pennsylvania has no lack of places to see and explore! On a recent trip to Northeastern PA, I ventured to one of the state’s most iconic parks.  No trip would be complete if I didn’t also seek out some local breweries, as well! If you are looking for ideas for a weekend trip, read on … More A Weekend Adventure at Rickett’s Glen and The River Rat Brew Trail

Fat Head’s Sunshine Daydream Grilled Pork Loin

IPA’s have become the unofficial beer of choice for summer.  I find that no matter what brewery I go to, there is at least one IPA on the menu. Beer stores are lined wall to wall with various IPA selections.  Grocery stores like Wegman’s: IPA havens.  Well, Wegman’s is a haven for a lot of deliciousness, … More Fat Head’s Sunshine Daydream Grilled Pork Loin

Beer Cocktail | Kriek Kocktail with Saint Benjamin Wit or Wit Out and Ommegang Rosetta

Sometimes, I just have a tough time making decisions, especially when it comes to what beer I want to try (I know, I know, #firstworldproblems. I hear your sympathetic violins).  So when I saw a cocktail of a kriek and a tripel, both of which I wanted to try, I thought “Genius!”(The cocktail was delightful, by … More Beer Cocktail | Kriek Kocktail with Saint Benjamin Wit or Wit Out and Ommegang Rosetta

Cooking With Beer: Belgian White Beer Cookies with Allagash White

If you are like me, you don’t like showing up to an event empty-handed, no matter the situation. So, even though this was a camping excursion, I still wanted to bring a tasty treat for everyone to enjoy. With plenty of summer beers on hand and the want to try something new, I developed a dessert … More Cooking With Beer: Belgian White Beer Cookies with Allagash White