May 2018

Brewers and Beer for Breast Cancer

by Dr. Carol Westbrook 05.31.2018

I recently attended a tap takeover in Chicago in support of “Bright Pink Chicago, ” one of a week-long series of breast cancer fundraisers sponsored by “Crafty Women of Chicago.”  There were many reasons this event appealed to me, a medical oncologist and beer aficionado:  it supported cancer research, it featured great beer, and it was sponsored […]

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We’re back! Craft Beer in Northeast Pennsylvania: Part I, Breaker Brewing Company

by Dr. Carol Westbrook 05.14.2018

I had followed the craft beer scene around Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, for 4 years, beginning with the First Electric City Craft Beer Fest of 2012. At that time, craft beer was just gaining momentum nationally. In Wilkes-Barre, a number of brewer-entrepreneurs were also getting started, from homebrewers starting in their own garage, to experienced brewers with […]

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