28 posts in category Brewery Visits

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

Our Visit to Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

This post made possible by Iron Hill and The Motherhood. We're two very picky beer enthusiasts and foodies - All opinions are 100% our own. #BrewLife 'Tis the season to be jolly! And where else would be a better place to celebrate the holiday season and be jolly than at a craft brewery?  ...

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New Hampshire Beercation

New Hampshire Beercation Suggestions

Don't think that New Hampshire has enough breweries to make a beercation worthwhile in the granite state? Well, you better think again. New Hampshire now has over 45 breweries and some of them are making the state a craft beer destination. And, because it's sandwiched in between two popular ...

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Smuttynose Brewing Co.

Brewery Visit: Smuttynose Brewing Co.

I’m a beach loving gal. Yeah. My pasty white skin burns easily, but there’s nothing like sitting on the beach and watching the waves crash in. The smell of the ocean air. The breeze that cools you off on a hot summer day. And, of course the seafood restaurants that have the freshest of the ...

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Plan Bee Farm Brewery

Brewery Visit: Plan Bee Farm Brewery

During our recent mini-beercation to the Hudson Valley area of New York, we finally had the chance to visit Plan Bee Farm Brewery in Poughkeepsie. I had been following Plan Bee Farm Brewery on Instagram for a couple of years and I knew, based on what I saw and read about their beers, that it would ...

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Hudson Valley Brewery

Brewery Visit: Hudson Valley Brewery

A hidden little gem of a brewery is making a name for themselves tucked away in the burgeoning town of Beacon, New York. Word is quickly spreading amongst craft beer enthusiasts about Hudson Valley Brewery who opened its doors along Church Hill St. in late 2016. Co-owners John-Anthony Gargiulo, ...

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Equilibrium Brewery

Brewery Visit: Equilibrium Brewery

It's no longer hard to find Northeast Style IPAs. They're everywhere. Those hazy, yellow to orange colored brews can be found in almost every state throughout the U.S. But I have to say that not every brewery who is making them hits the mark. No different than any other style of beer really. Some ...

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New York Beercation: Mid - Hudson Valley Region

New York (Middle Hudson Valley Region) Beercation Suggestions

With 320 breweries and counting in New York State, beer hunters and beer enthusiasts alike are making the trek to experience it all for themselves. According to the Brewers Association, New York is the 5th largest beer producing state in the country. Only California, Pennsylvania, Colorado and ...

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Larsen Meadworks

Meadery Visit: Larsen Meadworks

Yesterday we took a break from beer and met up with some friends at Larsen Meadworks in downtown Mechanicsburg, PA. The meadery is located at 35 West Main Street and includes a small, but cozy tasting room which doubles as their retail space. Owner, Nate Larsen, has only been making honey wine for ...

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Brewery Visit: Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers

In a world of craft beer drinkers seemingly consumed with those IPAs - whether it be West Coast style in all their piney bitterness, Midwest sweet malt bombs or New England style hazy, smooth juiciness, there are some breweries that don't brew IPAs at all. What?! No IPAs? Some would shudder to ...

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Massachusetts Beercation

Massachusetts Beercation Suggestions

Massachusetts is booming with craft breweries throughout the state and the list keeps growing and growing. Some of the top sought after beers in the country are coming from Tree House Brewing Co. and Trillium Brewing Co. who reside in the New England state. Each time we travel to Massachusetts to ...

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Bissell Brothers Brewery & Taproom

Brewery Visit: Bissell Brothers

There is absolutely no question that NE-style IPAs are here to stay! Some staunch beer-style gurus still scoff at and bash the idea of juicy India Pale Ales with its hazy body, creamy mouthfeel and extremely low bitterness (IBUs). I mean, American IPAs that gained popularity back in the 1990s have ...

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Maine Beercation Suggestions

Maine Beercation Suggestions

Every time I think of Maine, I think about 4 things: Steamed Whole Lobster, Lobster Rolls, Good Beer and... did I mention, Lobster? Check out this list of brewery highlights and helpful tips to make the most out of your upcoming beercation to Maine. 80 Breweries and counting as of 2016. PORTLAND...

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Vermont Beercation Suggestions

Vermont Beercation Suggestions

Vermont is a popular place to visit with it’s top-rated ski resorts, beautiful forests, hiking trails, fresh maple syrup, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, Cabot cheese, etc. But for us… Vermont is the Craft Beer Mecca of the east coast with many top rated breweries. We've made multiple trips to ...

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Brewery Visit: Aeronaut Brewing Co.

When we plan our Massachusetts trips to visit my mother, we can't help but to also turn the journey into a beercation to explore as many unique and artfully crafted breweries that the state has to offer during our time there. There are the obligatory 'must stops' to Night Shift Brewing Co., Tree ...

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Trillium Brewing Co.

Brewery Visit: Trillium Brewing Co.

It seems like ages ago that Derek and I set off in mid February on our second Massachusetts beercation. The plan was to visit my Mom and John and crash at their place for the duration of our trip - 5 days. We had a wishlist of must stop at breweries and bottle shops. Even planned a quick jaunt to a ...

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The Vegetable Hunter

Rustic Row House Ales at The Vegetable Hunter

It's been just over a month since we made our announcement that Derek was taking on pro-brewing for The Vegetable Hunter (formerly Crave & Co) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. And, I'm pleased to say his lovely, small-batch, rustic brews will soon be ready for you to enjoy.   For those ...

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Tree House Brewing Co.

Brewery Visit: Tree House Brewing Co.

Remember when I ranted about NEVER going to stand in line for craft beer EVER again after waiting for three whole hours at Hill Farmstead Brewing Co. last summer? Yeah. Well. I did it again. This time at Tree House Brewing Co. in Monson, Massachusetts. It was my first stop during our epic "MA ...

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Tröegs Splinter Cellar Foeders

Brewery Visit: Tröegs Splinter Cellar

The brand spanking new addition to Tröegs Independent Brewing, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, called the Splinter Cellar opened in July 2016. We got to experience the spectacularly designed space this past summer at the opening night. All of the people that had a hand in imagining, designing, support...

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Ever Grain Brewing Co

Brewery Visit: Ever Grain Brewing Co.

Planning a beercation to Southern Pennsylvania - specifically near the state capitol of Harrisburg? Live in or near Camp Hill, PA and love good, quality craft beer? Looking for a day trip to a great brewery that you've never visited before? Well, you should check out Ever Grain Brewing Company&nb...

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millstone cellars - cider, cyser & mead

Farmhouse Cidery Visit: MillStone Cellars

Hard cider gets a bad rap - especially with the likes of Woodchuck and Angry Orchard being the most accessible brands. Both peddle basic, sweet varieties of this fermented apple beverage and are produced in high quantities to push out to the masses. But we're here to tell you that if you look ...

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Collusion Tap Works

Brewery Visit: Collusion Tap Works

Let's be honest. Not all beer is crafted equal. Not all brewery experiences are well executed. And, not all breweries are opening up with their A-game. But we're here to tell you that Collusion Tap Works located at 105 S Howard Street in York PA, is the real deal. They've completely wowed us right ...

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Revelation Craft Brewing: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Brewery Visit: Revelation Craft Brewing

Every September, we make our annual trek to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware for some much needed rest and relaxation... and craft beer. The town of Rehoboth is famous for its artsy boutiques, unique restaurants, slow-paced living, beautiful beach and of course, Dogfish Head Brewing. But this year on our ...

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Forest A& Main Brewery & Pub

Brewery Visit: Forest & Main Brewery

Sunday Funday is made for taking day trips to explore good beer and good food. It's about relaxing and indulging while spending quality time with friends and family. And, we did just that over Christmas 2015 weekend - hitting as many places as possible while keeping the pace nice and slow. ...

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Our Adventures at Hill Farmstead Brewery

Brewery Visit: Hill Farmstead

Where did we end up to celebrate National IPA Day 2016? Well, Hill Farmstead Brewery in Greensboro, Vermont, of course! You know. The brewery that was named 'Best Brewery in the World' three years in a row by RateBeer. It also just so happened to be our 20th wedding anniversary the ...

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Vermont Beer Run Tips

Beer Run Tips: Vermont Edition

It feels like ages since we last visited Vermont! So many more breweries have opened up in the past 2 years like Foam Brewers, Prohibition Pig Brewery, and Four Quarters Brewing. Not to mention the breweries we did visit in 2013 and 2014 have grown by leaps and bounds. The Alchemist Brewery, ...

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Foam Brewers - Burlington Vermont

New Brewery Alert: Foam Brewers

It's not often that a startup brewery knocks our socks off. Generally, it's the same old, same old basic beers. A red ale, a stout, a pale ale and the obligatory basic IPA that's usually way too malty. Don't get us wrong, basic beers aren't "bad beers." Basic beers just don't make us grin from ear ...

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Suarez Family Brewery

Brewery Visit: Suarez Family Brewery

Never heard of Suarez Family Brewery in Livingston, New York? No worries. I got your in-the-know deets right here on the newly opened brewery. "New" as in just opened on June 27, 2016. To some the name "Suarez" may seem slightly familiar and they would be right. That's because Dan Suarez, ...

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Alchemist Stowe Vermont

Brewery Visit: The Alchemist

It's an event that had been quite some time in the making - 3 years to be exact. Last month the opening day of The Alchemist Brewery Stowe, Vermont location had finally arrived. This was news that all us craft beer enthusiasts, nerds, hunters, and geeks have all been waiting for. ...

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