Brew Dude

Molly Pitcher Brewing


I got my first taste of Molly Pitcher’s brews at the Selinsgrove Beer Festival. Their booth was fortuitously located next to the PA Alers Homebrew Club stand, allowing me multiple opportunities to sample their wares. Every beer I tried was outstanding. And with a name like Molly Pitcher, a visit was inevitable for this self-avowed history geek. A break in […]

Shout out for imperial stout


Planning my columns in advance has obvious advantages, but it leaves little room for spontaneity. When the mercury recently plunged into the single digits, I decided to shelve my planned brewery review to profile a robust style instead — something to quell the worst of Old Man Winter. Stout is one of my favorite styles. It has more variations on […]

Brews for the holidays



 Once again, it’s the most wonderful time of the year: a time for rejoicing with friends and family, and a time for quiet reflection. It’s also my favorite time of year because Karol and I get to review the holiday brews, revisiting beloved favorites and discovering new treasures. Holiday beers are special. They’re creations of love by the brewer, usually […]


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