Oklahoma Brewery & Cidery Unite with The Brew Babe for Can Release
Nov24

Oklahoma Brewery & Cidery Unite with The Brew Babe for Can Release

NEFF Brewing Co. and OK Cider Co. Release Hybrid Holiday Beer with Industry Social Media Influencer “The Brew Babe” Tulsa brewery NEFF Brewing Co. and Oklahoma cidery OK Cider Co. are excited to release their first-ever collaboration beer, “Graffle Fritter,” with social media industry influencer Michelle Pagano, “The Brew Babe.” The release will be available this weekend in both taprooms. Graffle Fritter (6.7% ABV), is a gluten-free...

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Join me on Patreon
Oct14

Join me on Patreon

Last night I made an announcement on IGTV NIGHT LIVE. I’m inviting all of you to join me on my *NEW* Patreon account. I’m sharing exclusive content (all on one place) to serve all of your beer & cider needs: blogs, recipes, tutorials, live chat, and more. I work really hard with education in the industry and helping businesses with marketing and branding.  Check out my page & subscribe. Cheers!! Click here to...

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How to Ship Beer Mail
Oct02

How to Ship Beer Mail

I’m apprehensive to discuss this topic, but I decided to share my experience with shipping beer and cider around the world because I often receive messages on how to do a successful beer trade. Please keep it mind that it is ILLEGAL to ship alcohol without a license.  The United States Postal Service prohibits shipping alcohol, however, UPS and FedEx will allow you to send it with an alcohol shippers contract. If you choose to...

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Home Cider Making Webcast
Sep29

Home Cider Making Webcast

Special Announcement: Join me for a FREE LIVE WEBCAST with White Labs Yeast on Wednesday Oct 14. 10am. Fall is upon us and the crisp fall air coupled with the recent apple harvest make the perfect time to make (and enjoy) homemade cider! Whether you make a traditional or specialty flavored cider, it can be an easy at-home project for a beginner to advanced cider enthusiasts. Limited spots available. Click here to...

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Hard Lemonade Recipe
Sep14

Hard Lemonade Recipe

When life gives you lemons, you make hard lemonade of course! Summer is coming to an end, but I still want to hang on. I dug up an old homebrew recipe on making hard lemonade, also known as skeeter pee. I thought I’d share my recipe with you. I added a lavender tincture to this version, but you can opt out or add a different flavor. Here’s how to make tinctures. What You’ll Need 1/2 Gal Lemon Juice 1/2 Gal of Water...

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Homebrew Competition Tips
Sep02

Homebrew Competition Tips

While the world begins to open up slowly once, homebrew competitions are now once again in session. The American Homebrew Competition posted an updated list of AHA/BJCP Sanctioned Competitions on their website ranging from United States, Australia, Germany, Brazil, Canada, China, and more. Whether you’re new to homebrewing or need a refresher, I thought I’d share my tips on entering competitions: Join a Homebrew Club...

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Cider Recipe for Beginners
Aug26

Cider Recipe for Beginners

Since I’ve started this blog five years ago, I’ve written a lot about homebrewing and amateur cidermaking. I’ve offered tips on making your own at home, entering competitions, and even traveling with cans and bottles.  Even on my social media channels, I’ve spoken about it in videos, posts, and live webcasts. Although there are many wonderful resources and variations of cidermking online, I thought I’d...

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Finally All Together Now
May14

Finally All Together Now

More than 700 breweries have come together to brew Other Half Brewery’s world-wide collaboration beer,“All Together,” 6.5% double-dry hopped India Pale Ale,” with proceeds supporting those in the hospitality industry who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. Variations of this beer have been collector items to beer enthusiasts, except those who are gluten-intolerant. Celiacs were left out in the dark to...

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A Letter To You
May12

A Letter To You

Hey everyone, Many of you have been wondering why I’ve been off the radar. New York has been hit HARD!! This pandemic has been extremely overwhelming, and unfortunately I had personal issues weighing on me as well. I am no stranger to overcoming difficulties, but I needed to spend isolation in solitude to meditate and reflect. I’ve never given myself this much needed break. I’ve focused on “The Brew Babe”...

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Not Beer Related, But …. Face Mask DIY
Apr01

Not Beer Related, But …. Face Mask DIY

I hope everyone is staying safe! Unfortunately I had to go to the grocery store this week. I had gloves, but no mask. My mother was super worried so she made a simple DIY mask. It’s not as effective as N95, but medical studies report it offers some protection as a last resort. You’ll need a bandana and 2 rubber bands/hair bands. Hope it helps. Stay safe! 1. Fold ends of bandana so they meet in the middle. 2. Fold the...

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