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Finding the Perfect Bar

Finding the Perfect Bar

This past Friday, I came across a common decision that I’m sure each of you have before – what bar should I choose to meet up with some friends? In this case, I was looking for a bar that I could watch the Penn State game while drinking a good micro-brew. Optimally, there would be something on draft that I have not tried before. In the end, I went with Arooga’s Rt. 22 and got … Read entire article »

Filed under: Opinion

Online Beer Sales – Customer Service Comparison

Online Beer Sales – Customer Service Comparison

I have reviewed a number of stores that do online sales: Beverages 4 Less, Bine & Vine, Bruisin’ Ales, Kahn’s Fine Wines, and Luekens Liquors. I will only be talking about stores that I have directly ordered from. What I’ve realized is that the different retailers all treat their online customers differently. Some of the retailers treat all of their customers the same while others will only make certain rare releases available to their in-store … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beverages 4 Less, Bine and Vine, Bruisin Ales, Kahn's Fine Wines, Online Stores, Opinion

The Summer of Pumpkin

The Summer of Pumpkin

It started with a simple tweet from Honeygo Wines (@honeygowines) that Shipyard Pumpkinhead hit the shelves on June 22. It took a double take for me to realize what that tweet actually said. Then, on June 27, a Facebook photo from my local distributor Westy’s indicated that Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale just arrived. At this point, I had to take a step back and think about what was going on. It is June. Days after the summer solstice. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Fruit / Vegetable Beer, Shipyard Brewing, Weyerbacher Brewing Co.