Lora Kormos

PHOTOS: Tomato Bar & Bistro 1st annual Oktoberfest, 09/26-28/14

PHOTOS: Tomato Bar & Bistro 1st annual Oktoberfest, 09/26-28/14

It’s officially autumn, but it sure didn’t feel like it on a warm Friday night as the Tomato Bar & Bistro held their first annual Oktoberfest. Located in the heart of Pittston, attendance was in abundance as the three-day celebration ran from Sept. 26-28. The event featured 15 different Oktoberfest beers and 10 different pumpkin […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: He Said Tripel

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: He Said Tripel

Welcome to the inaugural column of How to Pair Beer with Everything! While the statement may be bold and all-encompassing, the intent of this column, and all going forward, is to help drinkers realize that drinking beer is a truly holistic experience. For those of us who have been lucky enough to travel, we know […]

 Derek Warren

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, 21st Amendment Brewery, 09/13/14

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, 21st Amendment Brewery, 09/13/14

Every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. on 102.3 FM The Sports Hub, Fast Freddie, Derek Warren, and Dr. Johnny Blindside talk and drink beer on the Beer Geeks Radio Hour! The show is also available as a podcast after the live broadcast: This week, we examined the fantastic San Francisco-based 21st Amendment Brewery – through […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Learn what a firkin is firsthand at Beer Boys’ Firkin Fall Fest

Learn what a firkin is firsthand at Beer Boys’ Firkin Fall Fest

The Firkin Fall Fest is almost here! Except there’s one problem – what the firk is a firkin?! A firkin is a unit of measurement (about 10.80 gallons or 40.91 liters), but it’s also a small wooden or metal keg used for cask conditioning. The fun part comes when the firkin is tapped. The spout […]

 Rich Howells

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, Great Lakes Brewing Company, 09/06/14

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, Great Lakes Brewing Company, 09/06/14

Every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. on 102.3 FM The Sports Hub, Fast Freddie, Derek Warren, and Dr. Johnny Blindside talk and drink beer on the Beer Geeks Radio Hour! The show is also available as a podcast after the live broadcast: This week, we drink and discuss all-things-Cleveland as we enjoy the great beers […]

 Rich Howells

Jack Kirby limited edition beer benefits comic creators

Jack Kirby limited edition beer benefits comic creators

Comic book readers who also happen to be beer drinkers may want to take a day trip to the Shmaltz Brewery in Clifton Park, New York at the end of the month. The brewery will be celebrating what would have been the legendary Jack Kirby’s 97th birthday by releasing “King Kirby Ale” as part of […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: ‘Hell yeah’ – Menzingers are back in Scranton for Steamtown Beer & Music Festival

ARCHIVES: ‘Hell yeah’ – Menzingers are back in Scranton for Steamtown Beer & Music Festival

When The Menzingers were asked if they’d like to play the first-ever Steamtown Beer & Music Festival, guitarist/vocalist Tom May felt the answer was obvious. “We love beer and Scranton, so hell yeah!” While the four punk rockers moved to Philadelphia over five years ago to better network with fellow bands, it was the Northeast […]

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