Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout by Brooklyn Brewery

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout by Brooklyn Brewery

Beer: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout Brewer: Brooklyn Brewery Style: Russian Imperial Stout ABV: 10.00% Description: Brooklyn’s Black Chocolate Stout pours thick and is oil-colored black with a rocky brown head that quickly disappears but leaves behind a wispy ring. The aroma is overpowered by bitter dark chocolate with background notes of fresh roasted coffee and […]

 Rich Howells

Beer Boys in Wilkes-Barre celebrates 15 years with 15 Southern Tier beers on tap, including 3 firkins

Beer Boys in Wilkes-Barre celebrates 15 years with 15 Southern Tier beers on tap, including 3 firkins

Beer Boys in Wilkes-Barre is celebrating their 15-year anniversary on Sunday, Jan. 18 with the largest Southern Tier Brewing Company tap takeover in Pennsylvania, which is huge for fans of the Lakewood, New York brewery and beer aficionados in general. Starting at 2 p.m., there will be 15 Southern Tier beers – one for each […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Tweak by Avery Brewing Company

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Tweak by Avery Brewing Company

Beer: Tweak Brewer: Avery Brewing Company Style: American Double/Imperial Stout ABV: 17.81% Description: Avery’s Tweak pour an oil black with a thick and dark khaki brown head that leaves behind a web of lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of coffee notes up front, backed by chocolate, bourbon, hints of vanilla, and toffee. […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Blood Orange Gose

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Blood Orange Gose

Beer: Blood Orange Gose Brewer: Anderson Valley Brewing Company Style: Gose ABV: 4.20% Description: Blood Orange Gose pours a clear straw yellow with amber highlights throughout with a bubbly white head that doesn’t leave much lacing on the glass. The aroma is wonderful and will awaken the senses with notes of orange jumping from the […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Lips of Faith – Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Lips of Faith – Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout

Beer: Lips of Faith – Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout Brewer: New Belgium Brewing (with Perennial Artisan Ales) Style: American Double/Imperial Stout ABV: 9.00% Description: Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout pours a deep black with beige head that sticks around for a while and leaves behind a hefty lacing on the glass. The aroma is filled with […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: La Parcela

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: La Parcela

Beer: La Parcela Brewer: Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales Style: Pumpkin Ale ABV: 6.00% Description: La Parcela pours a cloudy copper orange with a frothy white head that leaves behind a nice lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of the tart funk notes that are standard in the sour style, but with backing notes […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Pivo Pils

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Pivo Pils

Beer: Pivo Pils Brewer: Firestone Walker Brewing Company Style: German Pilsner ABV: 5.30% Description: Pivo Pils pours a golden straw color with a bright white fluffy head that remains for quite some time and leaves behind a beautiful lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of hops up front of the spicy noble variety […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Ten FIDY

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Ten FIDY

Beer: Ten FIDY Brewer: Oskar Blues Style: Russian Imperial Stout ABV: 10.50% Description: Ten FIDY pours a deep, dark black with a deep brown head that leaves behind a thick lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of roasted malts with sweet chocolate and coffee coming to the forefront, first backed by hints of […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Californians taste test Pennsylvania foods for the first time

Living in Pennsylvania, we tend to take birch beer and whoopie pies for granted, but if we weren’t raised on such things, what would we think of them if we discovered them as adults for the first time? That’s the premise of this funny video from Movoto, a real estate company from California that gathered […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Xocoveza Mocha Stout

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Xocoveza Mocha Stout

Beer: Chris Banker/Insurgente/Stone Xocoveza Mocha Stout Brewer: Stone Brewing Co. Style: Milk/Sweet Stout ABV: 8.10% Description: Xocoveza Mocha Stout pours a deep black with a frothy tan heads that leaves behind a think lacing on the glass. The aroma is a veritable bouquet of flavors with coffee, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, dark chocolate, toasted malts, and […]