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    Beverly Armstrong: Founder of Massachusetts’ First woman and African American-owned brewery

    Photo Credit: Brazo Fuerte Offical Website “Session Ales All [email protected] Day.” That’s the slogan at Brazo Fuerte, the Massachusetts-based brewery founded and owned by Beverly Armstrong, a former biotech executive who left her job to pursue her love of craft beer. Of course, everyone loves a great session, but few people can love AND appreciate […] More

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    Pen Druid Brewing: A gem in Shenandoah Valley

    Unless you have been to the Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia, you can be forgiven for never hearing of Pen Druid Brewing in Sperryville. Owned and operated by brothers Lain, Van and Jennings Carney, who are also known for their band Pontiak, this brewery heavily focuses on the funky side of things. Having visited multiple […] More

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    Harris Family Brewery Needs Your Help!

    Harris Family Brewery is finalizing the build-out of it’s brewery and needs some help getting over the finish line. Recently, the Harrisburg, PA-based brewery launched a GoFundMe campaign to help over the final $15,000 of costs associated with startup of their Allison Hill location. Once the brewery opens, it will be the only African-American-owned brewery […] More

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    Sly Fox officially lands in downtown Pittsburgh!

    This past Friday, I was invited to check out the new Sly Fox Pittsburgh Taphouse located at 300 Liberty Ave in Downtown Pittsburgh. To kick off their arrival in the Pittsburgh market, the folks at Sly Fox hosted a private soft opening and invited some industry friends. With so many awesome breweries throughout the city, […] More

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    The Top 5 Breweries In St Louis. (in my opinion)

    This past week, I spent some time hopping around St. Louis and trying out the local beer scene.  For three days, I tried to fit in as much of the shockingly large craft beer scene as I possibly could. St. Louis is a town known for it’s Budweiser, and it’s arch, but it doesn’t get […] More

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    Leaning Cask Brewing

        I sat down with Leaning Cask brewer, Joshua Lipke, and his co-owner and wife, Stefanie Lipke, in Springdale, PA. The brewery has been open for a little over a year, but Joshua has been brewing a lot longer than that. He, like many others, started with homebrewing and eventually expanded upon that. The […] More

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    Voodoo Brewery

    This month, I sat down with Voodoo Brewery, and the interview is slightly different than the last interviews in a few ways. Not only is Voodoo is significantly bigger, and older, than most of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s craft breweries, instead of sitting down with someone who wears many hats, I sat down with their COO, who […] More

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    A morning with Hightower Brewing

    This past Friday, I spent the morning hanging out with Greg and Megan Whiting, owners of Hightower Brewing in Rayland, OH. If you haven’t heard of Hightower Brewing before, you should probably look them up. Their beers are awesome, the owners are even more awesome, and they plan to kick out some even more awesome […] More

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