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Brews, Seltzers, and Ciders (Oh My!) to Kick Off Summer

It is that time again when our local rivers are running fast (the recent two feet of snow last weekend only added to it!) and some of us (okay, it's me) begin to think about warm summer days floating down rivers or out hiking and camping with the fam...or maybe just a mid-week BBQ with… Continue reading Brews, Seltzers, and Ciders (Oh My!) to Kick Off Summer

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Kiss Me…I AM Irish!

Let's Chat Some Fun Options for Your St. Paddy's Day Celebrations Beyond Green Beer Yes...I am of Irish decent. My people, on my father's side, come from all over the British Isles, but predominantly from Ireland and Scotland (my maiden name is McMaster, originally McMasters.) They made their way through Canada (picking up some French… Continue reading Kiss Me…I AM Irish!

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Oktoberfest to kick off October!

I am frequently asked two questions this time of year: why is Oktoberfest in September and what is the difference between ales and lagers? While I am no cicerone (the beer equivalent of sommelier), I do know a few and have spent some time around master brewers. So, let's tackle the first question. Oktoberfest originally… Continue reading Oktoberfest to kick off October!

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Vegan Wines and Foods plus Here’s a Toast to Becky Wasserman-Hone

It is once again that time for #ThirstyThursday with The Mandy Connell show and boy, do we need this now more than ever. Variants, boosters, returning to school, Afghanistan...the world is coming at us like a fire hose on full blast so it is a good time to pause, reflect, spend time with our family,… Continue reading Vegan Wines and Foods plus Here’s a Toast to Becky Wasserman-Hone

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Red, White, and Brew: Let’s Chat Day Drinking

Where has the year gone? I CANNOT believe that we are already discussing the Fourth of July holiday. I also never thought I would be one to go camping in a travel trailer, but here I am, rocking that lifestyle, too. After last year's muted celebrations that brought warnings and admonishments for large gatherings, it… Continue reading Red, White, and Brew: Let’s Chat Day Drinking