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Victory Brewing Company; A Visit To The Brewpub

January 28, 2014

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“Locally brewed. Locally loved.” What a perfect first glimpse as Jim and I arrived at Victory Brewing Company. As a proud born-and-raised Pennsylvania girl, I smiled when I read it because it’s wonderful to explore more breweries that are local to me after two years of living out of the country. But there’s one more reason that we decided […]

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Kane Brewing Company – Ocean Township, New Jersey

August 9, 2013

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What a shock! Kane Brewing Company may not immediately impress you from the outside, but just like all things “Jersey” – it’s easy to stereotype from looks alone… Smack in the middle of Monmouth County and tucked away behind a traditional Jersey shopping complex here’s an inconspicuous office sign at 1750 Bloomsbury Avenue. Where:  Ocean […]

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Making our own beer in New Jersey: the Brewer’s Apprentice

August 6, 2013

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Jim’s love of home-brewing beer is contagious (in a positive sense)! It was first transmitted to me two months ago when I joined Jim on a one day mashing course at the Home Brew shop in Aldershot, England. After the course, I began to play a much larger role in our home-brewing operation and only when […]

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Federal Taphouse – Harrisburg, PA

June 14, 2013

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Harrisburg, PA has embraced the craft beer scene. A city population of approximately 50,000 makes it a small capital city for the state of Pennsylvania, especially compared to the larger metropolitan areas of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, but that hasn’t stopped it from shining in the world of craft and micro-brewed beer. Two successful microbreweries – […]

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Dogfish Head comes to London

April 8, 2013

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Dogfish Head beers have played a huge part in my evolving development as a craft beer aficionado. I still remember the first 60 Minute IPA that Jim and I shared at Blind Tiger Ale House in Manhattan back in 2007. I was shocked at how smooth and hoppy it tasted, and the fact that there were […]

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Troegs Brewery in my home state of Pennsylvania

January 2, 2013

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During the Christmas holiday visiting my family back in the U.S., my husband and I felt obligated to take a break from the last minute Christmas shopping and stop in the Troegs Brewery tasting room in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Where:  Nearby to the Hershey Outlet shopping center and Hersheypark. See map. Why you should visit:  This […]

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