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Photos from January’s Beer Dinner at the Pig & Prince

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

pig-prince-jan-reserved Two weeks ago we had our second Beer Dinner at the Pig and Prince in Montclair NJ.  Each month I’ll be selecting 5 beers and Chef Mike Carrino will be creating 5 courses to go with the beer.  Chef Mike completely out did himself with this dinner, the food and beer pairings were amazing.  Here are some photo’s from January’s dinner.  If you like what you see, the next dinner will be Feb 12th, welcoming back Captain Lawrence to NJ featuring all Captain Lawrence Beers! For Reservations for the next beer dinner, call 973-233-1006.

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Today is IPA Day!

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Thats right today is IPA Day.  What is IPA Day?  It was an idea cooked up by Ashley Routson (aka The Beer Wench) and Ryan Ross of Karl Strauss to celebrate an iconic beer that has become a mainstay in the American Craft Beer brewery. What do you think about this beer-holiday? (more…)

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Brewday at Krogh’s brewpub

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Last year I was lucky enough to win the New Jersey State Fair Homebrewing Competition with my Sorachi Patersbier.  Part of the prize was to have my beer brewed by Krogh’s Brewpub, a local brewpub in Sparta NJ.  Last week I finally got my chance to brew it and what I appreciated, besides being there to begin with, Dave (the Brewmaster) kept true to my recipe with ingredients, no substitutions, no excuses!

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Day 1 Beer Bloggers Conference -> Avery, Oscar Blues, and Bring Your Own Bottle

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

The first day of the Beer Bloggers Conference was at the least, epic!  As most have come to realize, you make your own luck and that is what happened to me to start off the first day of the Beer Bloggers Conference.  After a pretty intense “day minus one“, I needed to start off this day with some thing equally as interesting.  Thankfully there is twitter.Avery Brewing Co - Barrel Room

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Day -1 of Beer Bloggers Conference

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Since today is the first day of the Beer Bloggers Conference, yesterday must have been day -1, right? Regardless of what it is or was, it was my first ever day in Denver.  And I got lucky!  No not that lucky, I had a great tour guide for the afternoon, my Beer Trading Guru, Scott gave me the whirlwind 6 hour tour of all things great in Denver.2002 La Folie At the Bull and Bush Denver

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Amanti Vino & Ruthies BBQ Beer Dinner Featuring Merchant du Vin

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

If you are in the Montclair NJ area, check out this beer dinner sponsored by Local Wine & Beer store, Amanti Vino. Amanti Vino has brought in importer Merchant du Vin, responsible for bring the United States such amazing beers as Orval and partnered up with one of the most amazing BBQ spots, Ruthie’s BBQ.

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