Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp Across America Festival

After the unfortunate circumstances of last year’s THE Festival in Portland, nobody was really sure if another organizer would tackle the mess of craziness that is Maine’s antiquated approach to beer regulation.  But miracles happen, especially when beer is involved. Sierra Nevada just announced a 7-stop series of festivals they’re calling “The largest craft beer celebration…

Beer Hero: Greg Avola of Untappd

Beer Hero – Greg Avola of Untappd By Eric Sturniolo If you drink craft beer, you’ve used the mobile app Untappd. If you haven’t, get it. From their site: “Untappd is a new way to socially share and explore the world of beer with your friends and the world. Curious what your friends are drinking…

Bells’ Two Hearted Ale

Eric:  I finally got to have a Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, and it lived up to the hype.  Bell’s is in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and never distributed anything around here before.  On October 1st, they started shipping to certain areas in western and upstate New York. You can read about it here.  Unfortunately for us, not…

It’s a Beer, Beer, Beer, Beer World

Eric:  Oh, hello.  This weekend was a pretty great one… this was mine: Friday night I FINALLY drank my (very old) Stone Enjoy By 9.13.13.  It was still great. Saturday the BrewBoyz went to The Jeffery, a new bar on the lower Upper East Side.  It was their official opening celebration (even though it had…

Beer Frenzy Friday

Eric:  A leisurely stroll to deposit checks at the bank become a spontaneous beer buying frenzy.  I don’t remember most of it since I blacked out from the excitement, but two stores and $120 later, I have this: Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse  x 3 Maine Beer Company MO Maine Beer Company Zoe Firestone…

Reading Is Hard, Lists Are Fun, and This List is Wrong

Eric:  If you’re like me, you’re illiterate, but slowly grasping how to read.  I’ve gotten most words down, but when they are put together in sentences and paragraphs, my head starts to hurt and I give up and drink beer.  This is why lists are great.. who needs all those unnecessary sentence words?! But lists,…