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
Weaving along the scenic byway, every curve of the road presented lush forestry and gorgeous overlooks to view the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the valley below. Shenandoah National Park is a scenic escape into the wilderness just 75 miles outside of Washington D.C. Since becoming a national park in 1935, Shenandoah has graced … More A Visit To Shenandoah National Park
They meant it when they stated “Rain or Shine”. The Phoenixville Beer and Wine Festival was a wet day, but it was fun nonetheless. I covered the event, so check out my article below for PorchDrinking.com . https://www.porchdrinking.com/articles/2017/05/19/phoenixville-beer-wine-festival/
Both calm and charming, Berlin, Maryland is the perfect setting for a laid-back brewery like Burley Oak. Burley Oak was formerly a cooperage, which produced oak barrels that were loaded with local produce and seafood and shipped to Baltimore in the early 1900’s. A key component in the process of aging craftegd ales, oak barrels … More Burley Oak | Blueberry Peach J.R.E.A.M.
I love local beer festivals! They are an amazing way to bring together the local craft beer-loving community while showcasing the breweries newest concoctions. It is also a great way to discover breweries you may have never even heard about! I recently attended the Love on Tap: Shore Craft Beer Fest in Ocean City, Maryland. Local … More Event Recap| Love on Tap: Shore Craft Beer Festival for PorchDrinking.com
2016 was my first year attending the finale to Phoenixville’s Firebird Festival, the burning of the Phoenix. The Phoenix is a symbol of rebirth and regeneration. It is said that a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. This symbolc ritual is accurate of Phoenixville’s rejuvenation over the past several years. … More Phoenixville Firebird Festival 2016