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Pucker up! An intro to “sour” beer styles

Pucker up! An intro to “sour” beer styles

Whether you’re toasting the night to friends, drowning your single sorrows, or enjoying a romantic dinner with your loved one, pop open a deliciously tart brew or two this Valentines. For a long time, I didn’t really like so called “sour” beers – the tartness […]

Top Three Tuesday: Dead of Winter ’14 Edition

Top Three Tuesday: Dead of Winter ’14 Edition

As we suffer through these last six weeks of winter, let’s take refuge inside, preferably next to a roaring fire with a delicious beer. This time of year, the beers I reach for tend toward the dark, roasty porters and stouts, as well as higher […]

Local Bottle Shop Spotlight: Market Wines

Local Bottle Shop Spotlight: Market Wines

A bunch of the Cincy beer bloggers and I are collaborating on a joint effort to share our favorite, local, sometimes hole in the wall, bottle shops. Luckily, we live in different areas of town, meaning there is a broad swath of small, local businesses […]

Cellar Dweller Craft Beer at Valley Vineyards

Cellar Dweller Craft Beer at Valley Vineyards

I had an opportunity to visit Cellar Dweller Craft Beer at Valley Vineyards winery last week – It has been on my to-do list for months, and I finally made it! Here is a quick back story in case you’re new to Cellar Dweller: Valley Vineyards is an […]

Top Three Tuesday – December Edition

Top Three Tuesday – December Edition

Eek, December already. Another month has passed in what feels like record timing. But the good news is, it’s time for Top Three Tuesday! When the hubs and I first moved to Cincinnati two and a half years ago, the brewing scene was a little sad. […]