Month: January 2014

Happy New Beer! Random Musings for 2014

Greetings! Now that we’ve hit 2014, a new year is upon us and with that a whole new round of adventures. And beer festivals. I swear to God, as soon as I the clock struck midnight on Dec 31/Jan 1, my inbox seemingly began to flood with notices about upcoming beer festivals. Many I’ve already been to, one or two that I’d like to check out. More on that another time. With the new year coming, it also presents a new challenge for us – find more beer and write or speak about them, as well as put forward...

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ChillTown Craft Beer Festival

ChillTown Craft Beer Festival On Saturday, February 1, 2014 Visiting Homemaker Service of Hudson County will present the First Annual ChillTown Craft Beer Festival. All proceeds from this event benefit the VHS Child Abuse Program.   This intimate beer festival will feature a smaller crowd, rare and limited release craft beer selections from breweries in the Tri-State area. ChillTown will showcase local entertainment, art displays and vendors based in Hudson County. Craft beer presentations and raffle prizes throughout the evening.   For tickets visit

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Can Bohemia Beer Quench My Thirst and Satisfy My Palate?

Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma Bohemia 5.3% ABV About six months ago I came across an image on the internet of Bohemia beer emblazoned with Frida Kahlo’s likeness. Being a huge fan of hers, that picture instantly caught my attention and made me want to crack one open and enjoy its sweet nectar. Only trouble was Bohemia isn’t distributed in the state of New Jersey :( So I had to suck it up and move on. Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to try this beer for the first time and I surely was happy I did. Normally a mass...

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