Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Peaches and Dreams Dreamsicle IPA by Breaker Brewing Company in Wilkes-Barre

Beer: Peaches and Dreams Dreamsicle Brewery: Breaker Brewing Company Style: New England-style IPA Age: 2018 ABV: 6.40% As mentioned in last week’s review, Breaker Brewing in Wilkes-Barre is canning a whole bunch of beers for the first time, so we’re going to try a very different one from this local brewery this week – Peaches […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Olde King Coal Imperial Molé Stout by Breaker Brewing Company in Wilkes-Barre

Beer: Olde King Coal Brewery: Breaker Brewing Company Style: Imperial Molé Stout Age: 2018 ABV: 8.40% We’re back with another local jammer this week, this time from Breaker Brewing in Wilkes-Barre. Playing on the area’s coal mining history, Olde King Coal is an imperial molé stout with a bit of heat to it to warm […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Hydroelectric IPA by Wallenpaupack Brewing Company

Beer: Hydroelectric IPA Brewery: Wallenpaupack Brewing Company Style: IPA Age: 2018 ABV: 6.50% Wallenpaupack Brewing Company recently opened in Hawley, and they’ve just made their first cans available, so after last week’s review of their Paupack Cream Ale, we’ve got to follow it up with their other new release – Hydroelectric IPA! With hazy IPAs […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling and Victory Brewing make Super Bowl bet with Samuel Adams and Jack’s Abby

Yuengling and Victory Brewing make Super Bowl bet with Samuel Adams and Jack’s Abby

As everyone places their bets for Super Bowl LII, D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville has joined in on a Twitter bet among fellow craft breweries over who will win the big game. Before the Philadelphia Eagles face the New England Patriots at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota this Sunday, Feb. 4, Boston […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: Silent Disco IPA by Funk Brewing Company

DRINK IT DOWN: Silent Disco IPA by Funk Brewing Company

Beer: Silent Disco Brewery: Funk Brewing Company Style: American/New England IPA ABV: 6.80% Description: Silent Disco pours a hazy yellow orange hue with a frothy, slightly off-white head that leaves a thick lacing on the glass. The aroma is fruit forward, with a huge hit of oranges, lemons, peaches, and a touch of pine. The […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Paupack Cream Ale by Wallenpaupack Brewing Company

Beer: Paupack Cream Ale Brewery: Wallenpaupack Brewing Company Style: Cream Ale Age: 2018 ABV: 4.50% Wallenpaupack Brewing Company is now open in Hawley, and they’ve just made their first cans available, so we’re cracking open their new Paupack Cream Ale because cream ales rule the world. We’ve been reviewing their excellent beers since before they […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Beer Boys celebrates 18 years in Wilkes-Barre with 18 special Tröegs beers on tap on Jan. 20

Beer Boys celebrates 18 years in Wilkes-Barre with 18 special Tröegs beers on tap on Jan. 20

From a press release: Beer Boys, the popular Wilkes-Barre bar and restaurant that features the area’s largest draft selection with 72 beers on tap, will be celebrating 18 years in business with 18 special brews from Tröegs Independent Brewing in Hershey on Saturday, Jan. 20, starting at 2 p.m. With year-round, seasonal, limited release scratch […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: Sam ’76 Ale/Lager by Samuel Adams (Boston Beer Company)

DRINK IT DOWN: Sam ’76 Ale/Lager by Samuel Adams (Boston Beer Company)

Beer: Sam ’76 Brewery: Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) Style: American Pale Lager ABV: 4.70% Description: Sam ’76 pours a slightly hazy star yellow with a rocky white head that leaves a thick lacing on the glass. The aroma has notes of bready malts, fruity esters, and wonderfully bright citrus hops. The taste follows the […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: The Reverend Quadrupel Ale by Avery Brewing Company

DRINK IT DOWN: The Reverend Quadrupel Ale by Avery Brewing Company

Beer: The Reverend Brewery: Avery Brewing Company Style: Quadrupel ABV: 10.00% Description: The Reverend pours a deep ruby red with chestnut brown highlights throughout and has a brown head that leaves little to no lacing on the glass. The aromatics are wonderful and complex, with notes of cherries, raisins, plums, sweet malts, chocolate, and a […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: Our Special Ale 2017 (Christmas Ale) by Anchor Brewing Company

DRINK IT DOWN: Our Special Ale 2017 (Christmas Ale) by Anchor Brewing Company

Beer: Our Special Ale 2017 (Anchor Christmas Ale) Brewery: Anchor Brewing Company Style: Winter Warmer ABV: 6.70% Description: Our Special Ale pours a deep brown with light ruby highlights and a huge frothy brown head that leaves a thick lacing on the glass. The aroma is festive and warming, with dark semi-sweet malts, spices, and […]