Fox Valley Hopyard Harvest

This past weekend I had the pleasure of visiting the latest hopyard to dig its roots in Orlando at the Fox Valley Farm. Hopyards are a magical place. Whether you are an experienced brewer or a novice to beer, or even if you don’t like beer at all, any of us can find appreciation of […]

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NEW: Orlando Now Has a Brewery Shuttle Bus!

Hello, it is 2020, and if you are still driving after knocking down a few pints, you really need to rethink your decisions. Seriously, though. I cannot emphasize this enough. DO NOT drive after drinking. The pain it is to return to your car or have it picked up the next day or even getting […]

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Five Ways to Prepare for CMP: The Chuggening

If you’re like me, you tend to just go with the flow and never have a plan. Sometimes this works out. Sometimes I have regrets and wish I would have listened to my husband (but I will never admit it). More often than not, I have found it is important to have a balanced approach. […]

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Blonde Brew’s Guide to Orlando: Best Craft Beer Bars

What defines a “craft beer bar” exactly? In my opinion, it is any bar that carries and promotes craft beer, in addition to possibly still having a fully stocked bar with spirits and wines. They may also have beers from microbreweries on tap. Basically, this bar should have everything but the fermenters, mash tuns, and […]

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