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

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

Brewery Opening: Crowded Castle Brewing Company

There is a new brewery on the block in Phoenixville’s ever-evolving downtown area.  Crowded Castle Brewing Company opened its doors in late May and is the newest addition to Bridge Street, offering fresh flavors to Phoenixville’s beer scene.   The beer menu includes six varieties, including: Le Citron Saison 6.5% ABV Maibock is Killing Me … More Brewery Opening: Crowded Castle Brewing Company

Brewery Showcase | Urban Village Brewing Company Opens in Philadelphia

Envision this: a Berliner weisse made with 300 pounds of beets. It is as strange and tasty as it sounds, and it is one of the varieties of brews available at Philly’s newest brewpub, Urban Village Brewing Company.   Read more about Urban Village Brewing Company below: https://www.porchdrinking.com/articles/2017/06/19/brewery-showcase-urban-village-brewing-opens-in-philadelphia/

Review for PorchDrinking.com: Beer Cocktail | Redneck Mule with UFO White Ale

Memorial Day weekend signifies the unofficial beginning of summer. Warm temperatures, lots of sun and being outdoors are the things everyone looks forward to each year.  Each year I look forward to the idea of camping during these warm months, something that has become a new tradition for Memorial Day. I found myself low on supplies in … More Review for PorchDrinking.com: Beer Cocktail | Redneck Mule with UFO White Ale