May 2013

GUEST POST QUICKIE :: Naked Elf Now at the Troegs Brewery

by admin 05.29.2013

by Christopher Seivard Incredible good fortune allowed me to be walking into the tasting room at the Troegs Brewery in Hershey today as they tapped their Naked Elf. The unfiltered Belgian is a minimalist, deconstructed evolution of the Mad Elf. It is 7.8%, 16ibu; no honey, no cherries, no chocolate malt. Unfiltered, yeasty, and brilliant. Available […]

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The Last Jewish Waiter Ep.2: ‘Sugar, Sugar w/Joe Gannascoli’

by admin 05.27.2013

The next episode. Juan Pablo does the Archies?? Yayyyy!!!!

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WEIGHT LOSS :: Fathead’s Oompa Loompa and Crazy Killer Sandwich of the Day

by Harvey Gold 05.22.2013

I’ve given up CONSCIOUS consumption of bread, chips, and sweets of any nature, and have, in a few short weeks, lost 8-10 pounds, and continuing. What this means, really, is: a)  I no longer eat sandwiches as snacks, eschew rolls, biscuits and toast with breakfast. I do NOT, however, avoid cheese, bacon, sausage, eggs, or […]

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BEER CLINIC :: Electric City Craft Brew Fest 2013

by Dr. Carol Westbrook 05.15.2013

… with Eugene Westbrook and Annie Tasker. April upon us, it was time for the Second Annual Electric City Craft Brew Fest, in Scranton, PA. You may recall that I attended the First Annual ECCBF in April of 2012, shortly after I moved to Wilkes-Barre.  It was a great introduction to the beer culture of […]

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR (so far):: The Last Jewish Waiter – Welcome to My Hell

by admin 05.14.2013

This piece speaks for itself. No beverages mentioned beyond a Chocolate Phosphate, but a culinary/cultural treat to be enjoyed. Life at the legendary Katz’s Deli in Manhattan, as seen through the eyes of… yes… our old pal, David Manheim. Enjoy!

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THE EDITOR’S DESK :: Three Kings Pt #3 – Founders KBS Revisited

by Harvey Gold 05.13.2013

First, HAPPY CRAFT BEER WEEK!!!  In honor of this week, we have here an estimable  redux of sorts. One of our favorite brews EVER is Founders KBS, a big, rich, stout, aged for a year in oak bourbon barrels. We first had it with dessert at a Founders Beer Dinner. The ONE and only beer my wife makes […]

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK :: L’Atelier Cigars, Thirsty Dog Brewing, & SLO Down’s Sexual Chocolate

by admin 05.07.2013

Here’s another video from our pals at Havana House. We were in a hurry to post this because this video speaks to SPECIALS they are running in the month of May, in the event that you, gentle reader, might want to avail yourself of said specials. The one thing we want to add to this […]

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THE EDITOR’S DESK :: Three Kings Pt #2 – Brooklyn’s Silver Anniversary Lager

by Harvey Gold 05.03.2013

I had, over a short period of time, 3 brews, two new to me, one a fabulous revisit, and thought I’d share. The first was Flying Dog’s BAG, Barrel Aged Gonzo Imperial Porter, which I wrote about a couple days ago as Part #1 of the trilogy. Next up was the Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager. Having lunch at The […]

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK :: Crowned Heads Cigars, Hoppin’ Frog Brewery, & Treasure Hunter Wines.

by admin 05.01.2013

The latest from our pals at Havana House, featuring  Crowned Heads Cigars, Hoppin’ Frog Brewery, &  Treasure Hunter Wines. We’ll add a little to Tony and the boys touching on the question of availability to great craft beer in the greater Akron, Ohio area. OK, no one keeps the selection Havana House in Niles cools for us!! […]

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