Food/Drink

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: American Pale Ale by Lone Eagle Brewing

Beer: American Pale Ale Brewery: Lone Eagle Brewing Style: American Pale Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 5.30% With Memorial Day on the mind, we stopped at a brewery we never tried before, Lone Eagle in Flemington, New Jersey, and picked up this patriotic American Pale Ale. Does it soar like bald eagle as the national anthem […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

4th annual Edwardsville Pierogi Festival cooks up food, music, and family fun June 9-10

4th annual Edwardsville Pierogi Festival cooks up food, music, and family fun June 9-10

From a press release: The fourth annual Edwardsville Pierogi Festival, an event that kicks off the summer season with Northeastern Pennsylvania’s favorite Polish dish, will be held on Friday, June 9 from noon-10 p.m. and Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Featuring 25 homemade food vendors and 40 non-food vendors on Main Street and […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: The Great Porter by Man Skirt Brewing

Beer: The Great Porter Brewery: Man Skirt Brewing Style: Porter Age: 2017 ABV: 5.50% IBU: 34 It’s hard to find a great porter these days – luckily, Man Skirt Brewing in Hackettstown, New Jersey has made it easier by putting it right in the name! Does this dark, rich, roasty beer measure up to its […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Orange Neon IPA by Iron Hart Brewing Company

Beer: Orange Neon Brewery: Iron Hart Brewing Company Style: IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 6.50% IBU: 20 After disbanding last year, one of the founders of local brewery and taproom 3 Guys and a Beer’d rebranded and took a new, scaled down approach to become Iron Hart Brewing. How did this change affect the beer? Let’s […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Tell Shaky and Boxcar Joe IIPA by SingleCut Beersmiths

Beer: Tell Shaky and Boxcar Joe IIPA Brewery: SingleCut Beersmiths Style: Double IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 9.00% IBU: 145 It has been a while since we’ve reviewed anything from SingleCut, so it’s about time to try something new from this Queens, New York brewery. Tell Shaky and Boxcar Joe is a double dry-hopped Imperial IPA […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Eat Your Science’ live with Food Network star Alton Brown at Hershey Theatre on Nov. 7

‘Eat Your Science’ live with Food Network star Alton Brown at Hershey Theatre on Nov. 7

From a press release: Television personality, author, and Food Network star Alton Brown, who created a new form of live entertainment with his first live culinary variety show, is bringing his “Eat Your Science” tour to the Hershey Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this show, which are $42.35, $52.35, $62.35, […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Genesee Cream Ale by Genesee Brewing Company

Beer: Genesee Cream Ale Brewery: Genesee Brewing Company Style: Cream Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 5.10% While we’ve reviewed way more than 1,000 beers on YouTube, this is the 1,000th numbered review, so I wanted to do something special for this milestone. In the spirit of the journey, I look back at my roots and talk […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: French Toast Imperial Stout by Wicked Weed Brewing

Beer: French Toast Brewery: Wicked Weed Brewing Style: Imperial Stout Age: 2017 ABV: 10.00% This gives a whole new meaning to the term “breakfast stout.” No coffee here, but Wicked Weed’s French Toast is brewed with cinnamon, vanilla, and maple syrup and aged in bourbon barrels, so that’s a hell of a way to start […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: New England IPA homebrew infused with THC/cannabis

Beer: Homebrew Brewery: ? Style: New England IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 6.70% Recorded for science (and 4/20), this review is very different from what we usually do here on MBR. This New England-style IPA is a homebrew with liquid THC added during the fermentation process for a weedy brew unlike anything we’ve imbibed before. As […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

40th annual Cherry Blossom Festival blooms with free entertainment at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre April 22-23

40th annual Cherry Blossom Festival blooms with free entertainment at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre April 22-23

From a press release: The city of Wilkes-Barre will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Kirby Park on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 with food and craft vendors, amusement rides and games, and live entertainment, including music and dancing. The free festival will run from 11 a.m. through […]