Philly Craft Beer Fest Download

March 16, 2010
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Philly Craft Beer Fest Download

Last weekend, we Bolt bussed it to Philadelphia especially for the Philly Craft Beer Fest at the Navy Yard. The festival was a little smaller than I’d hoped and we didn’t witness any Eliot Ness-style beer raids but we had a great time tasting brews from around 68 brewers and vendors. One of the highlights…

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Beerithmetic: Happy Hour + NYC Craft Brews + Beer Garden = WIN

March 12, 2010
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Beerithmetic: Happy Hour + NYC Craft Brews + Beer Garden = WIN

If you live in New York City and you love beer, chances are you know about any of the various beer gardens dotting the boroughed landscape. For purists, however, there’s only one: the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Astoria. A friend of mine had just moved into the neighborhood on Tuesday, and he took…

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St. Patrick’s Day Special: Insight Into Irish Beer

March 5, 2010
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St. Patrick’s Day Special: Insight Into Irish Beer

A few months back, I visited Galway, Ireland, an Irish town known for its fantastic nightlife, live music and, of course, a quality Guinness pour. But it was a trip to Roscommon, about an hour east of the city, where I really learned a thing or two about Irish beer. And, as we roll into…

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Philly Craft Beer Fest Prep

February 28, 2010
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Philly Craft Beer Fest Prep

In less than a week, I travel to the City of Brotherly Love for the Philly Craft Beer Festival. This is not the same as the Philly Beer Week which was recently pushed to June. Though the powers that be at Philly Beer Week have organized a Philly Beer Weekend for March 12-14 which includes…

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New Brewery To Open In The Bronx

February 20, 2010
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New Brewery To Open In The Bronx

New York has a long way to go before we reach the brew expectations of say Portland, Ore., or San Diego. But the city is slowly getting there with baby steps. One pretty big step: The Boogie Down is getting a brewery. Aptly named, The Bronx Brewery is still in the early planning stages but…

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Beer Scene: Tampa, Florida

January 4, 2010
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Beer Scene: Tampa, Florida

Tampa, known more for its over-the-top (read fully-nude) strip clubs and hand-made cigars, has recently begun positioning itself into a new category: beer destination. While it's still a far cry from San Diego, Portland and Denver, it may soon be climbing up in the ranks with some solid beer bar and brew contenders.

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