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The ABC’s of CNY’s Craft Beer Scene: Part Two

Last month we took a look at the various local craft beer groups that focus on community and sharing, socializing, and learning

The ABC’s of CNY’s Craft Beer Scene: Part One

GPO, SWCB, SCBE, CNYCBS —what’s this alphabet soup all about and what do they have to do with beer? Well, these letters

Raise a Cup of Good Cheer!

There’s a reason that every season brewers crank out limited supplies of specialty beer —from autumn’s Oktoberfests and pumpkin beers to winter’s spicier,

More Reasons to Love New York

One of the things I enjoy about craft beer writing is traveling around in search of a new experience. Sometimes I’m able to

Fall Beers to Fall For

As the ‘-ber’ months settle into Central New York, a hot bowl of soup or mulled cider go hand in hand with the

When Good Beer Goes Bad

I love that fresh glass of beer on most days. However, there are some instances when the beer I consume doesn’t taste fresh.

Desination Vermont: A Craft Beer Lover’s Paradise

The eighth month of the year, August marks the end of summer as we know it in Central New York.  Back-to-school sales

Save Water, Drink Beer!

We drink it every day and cook with it.  Beer?  Well, for some of us, yes. We also bathe with it and

It’s Alive!

As a child, dough fascinated me.  From colorful Play-Doh to sticking my hands in bread dough, this malleable object provided plenty of entertainment. 

The Magic is in the Malt

As a child, I couldn’t get enough of those Whoppers chocolate milk balls or malted milkshakes.  Perhaps the natural progression to loving beer