Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Grand Blu by Draai Laag Brewing Company

Beer: Grand Blu Brewery: Draai Laag Brewing Company Style: Wild Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 8.10% You may enjoy wine and cheese, but what about beer and cheese flavors together? There’s some blue cheese funk in this wild ale fermented with peaches and aged in French oak casks that comes courtesy of Draai Laag Brewing in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling is No. 1 craft brewing company in the country and 4th overall brewery in nationwide sales

Yuengling is No. 1 craft brewing company in the country and 4th overall brewery in nationwide sales

From a press release: As it continues to expand its availability in new states like Indiana, the local lager proves that it’s just as popular across the country as it is here in Pennsylvania. This week, the Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers, released its annual lists of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Ruby du Rhone Flanders Red Ale by Draai Laag Brewing Company

Beer: Ruby du Rhone Brewery: Draai Laag Brewing Company Style: Flanders Red Ale Age: Multi-year blend of 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016 ABV: 10.20% While waiting outside in the early morning cold for the release of a different beer by Søle Artisan Ales at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston, we warmed up with a Ruby […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Incandenza Sour IPA by Hudson Valley Brewery

Beer: Incandenza Brewery: Hudson Valley Brewery Style: Sour IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 6.00% We took a stroll up the Hudson River this week to give a relative newcomer brewery-wise, Hudson Valley Brewery, a whirl! Incandenza is a sour IPA brewed with two-row barley and raw white wheat, hopped with citra and simcoe in the whirlpool […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Good Good 2.0 Northeast Double IPA by Søle Artisan Ales

Beer: Good Good Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales Style: Double IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 9.00% Søle Artisan Ales is back with another reissue of one of their popular beers, a New England-style Double IPA with a doubly good name – Good Good! Before Søle relocates to Easton, I figured I’d wait in line at its local […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Nonna Rosalita Tiramisu Beer by Bonn Place Brewing Company

Beer: Nonna Rosalita Brewery: Bonn Place Brewing Company Style: American Stout/Imperial Brown Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 7.80% After reviewing their Uncle Cray-Cray Double Pale Ale last week, we’re cracking open our other growler from Bonn Place Brewing in Bethlehem. Nonna Rosalita is a “tiramisu” beer that’s classified as a stout but seems to be more […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Uncle Cray-Cray Double Pale Ale by Bonn Place Brewing Company

Beer: Uncle Cray-Cray Brewery: Bonn Place Brewing Company Style: Double Pale Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 8.00% MBR took a drive down to beautiful Bethlehem this week and visited Bonn Place Brewing for the first time. After a few beers, we grabbed a growler of Uncle Cray-Cray from this Belgian-looking brewery to see if it’s as […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Project Haze 003 Imperial IPA by Funk Brewing Company

Beer: Project Haze 003 Brewery: Funk Brewing Company Style: Imperial IPA Age: 2016 ABV: 7.60% We have some semi-hometown cooking on today’s MBR with the latest version of Project Haze, a turbid Imperial IPA from those fine funky folks over at Funk Brewing in Emmaus near Allentown! Massive Beer Reviews is an award-winning YouTube beer […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton punk band The Menzingers will release new ‘After the Party’ beer with Neshaminy Creek

Scranton punk band The Menzingers will release new ‘After the Party’ beer with Neshaminy Creek

What better way to celebrate the release of a new album called “After the Party” than with some beers? On Friday, Feb. 3, the day their fifth studio album comes out through Epitaph Records, Scranton punk band The Menzingers have already sold out the record release show with singer/songwriter Roger Harvey at Kung Fu Necktie […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: BuiceJox Mandarin Double IPA by Søle Artisan Ales

Beer: BuiceJox 2.0 Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales Style: Imperial IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 8.20% Last year, we reviewed the popular Juicebox by Søle Artisan Ales, brewed locally at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston. Now, as Søle prepares to relocate to Easton, we’re taking on the new version of that beer, the double dry hopped Mandarin […]

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