Beer Review: Fredhead Red IPA (Attaboy Beer)

Happy Father’s Day everyone. Hope you all made the best of your day, I certainly did. Home from Frederick Maryland and with some fresh beer to boot. You can read about my trip Monocacy Battlefield and Frederick Maryland here: Road Trip to Monocacy Battlefield (June 19th and June 20th, 2020) and the lead-up article toContinue reading “Beer Review: Fredhead Red IPA (Attaboy Beer)”

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Road Trip to Monocacy Battlefield (June 19th – June 20th, 2020)

So this is the story of an impromptu two-day road trip / adventure in Frederick Maryland I had with my three daughters. It was originally planned as a quick five or so hour trip down to visit the Monocacy Battlefield, tour it, have lunch and dinner at breweries, and leave. Well…. none of that workedContinue reading “Road Trip to Monocacy Battlefield (June 19th – June 20th, 2020)”

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Impromptu Two-Day Trip to Frederick Maryland

Yesterday was meant to be a simple trip. Had a simple plan. Simple trip idea. And should have been relatively easy to accomplish. …..But nooooooooooooooooope. Things definitely didn’t quite work out that way (do they ever?). Checked with some knowledgeable people online (primarily Tyler Budwash – of Pilger Ruh Brewing; who is a big CivilContinue reading “Impromptu Two-Day Trip to Frederick Maryland”

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The Trip to Rickett’s Glen

Sunday me and my friend Ming traveled to Rickett’s Glen to hike the waterfall trails there. Planned, as I mentioned in the previous article here on the blog – A Road Trip to Ricketts Glen. We had planned this out a few weeks before, but left things kind of open ended. It was basically justContinue reading “The Trip to Rickett’s Glen”

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Beer Review: Pandemic Pils (Boneshire Brew Works)

This beer review originally appeared on LetUsDrinkBeer’s blog, I contribute and write occasionally for them. I wrote the review for them first, and just copying here to my blog so I have a version of it on my blog. Please check them out and give them a read. Great articles on their blog, I highlyContinue reading “Beer Review: Pandemic Pils (Boneshire Brew Works)”

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A Road Trip To Rickett’s Glen

As I did last summer when I took my daughter’s on a road trip across Pennsylvania (from Hummelstown up to Elk Country, to Kinzua Bridge, down to Pittsburgh, to Bushy Run, and then back home), which I covered (slightly) here on the blog, I will be doing the same tomorrow – when I take aContinue reading “A Road Trip To Rickett’s Glen”

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Voodoo Brewery Lancaster is Closing

In more upsetting, and disappointing local (Central PA) news, Voodoo Brewery Lancaster has announced that they will be closing up shop. At 11AM this morning (June 11th, 2020), they released the following statement on their Facebook page: Hello to all our fans in Eastern PA. It is with heavy hearts today that we are announcingContinue reading “Voodoo Brewery Lancaster is Closing”

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Beer Review: Scratch 417 Orange – Lemon Peel IPA (Troegs Independent Brewing)

Sadly, yesterday, was my first time getting to use the curbside to-go feature from Troegs Brewing in Hershey. I had been wanting to use it nearly daily since opening, but unable to actually do it. All of the food has looked amazing, and I have heard absolutely nothing but amazing things about their pizzas; fromContinue reading “Beer Review: Scratch 417 Orange – Lemon Peel IPA (Troegs Independent Brewing)”

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Beer Education: Series Overview

Well, like I said at the end of Module Ten, I would do a series wrap-up afterwards. If you’ve followed along, and if you have done the program / MOOC as well, we are all done now. It took roughly two months to get it completed, as my first post about the Series was onContinue reading “Beer Education: Series Overview”

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Beer Education: Module Ten: Beer Assessment and Tasting

Welcome to the final module of the class – The Science of Beer Brewing! Congrats! We finally made it. Took us a while, but we got here, and after this it’s all over; unless you signed up for the verified track learning and the certificate, in which case you’ll have a final exam / assessmentContinue reading “Beer Education: Module Ten: Beer Assessment and Tasting”

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