Happy National American Beer Day!

#AmericanBeerDay National American Beer Day is observed on October 27thby all beer loving Americans across the nation. So how do you celebrate?  Well this year October 27thfalls on a Saturday which means you can drink all the beer you want!  So go out, pick up a case, and support your country’s beer industry! And for your … Continue reading “Happy National American Beer Day!”

How to Make a Pumpkin Keg

A pumpkin keg is a really cool way to impress your guests.  An even cooler idea is hosting a pumpkin keg making party!  Below I have lined out the simple directions into creating a masterpiece! Here’s what you will need: 1 pumpkin large enough to hold your desired volume of beer knife large metal spoon … Continue reading “How to Make a Pumpkin Keg”

All The Haze–New England IPAS

When The Brewers Association released the 2018 Brewers Association Beer Style Guidelines they introduced three different beer styles: juicy or hazy pale ale, juicy or hazy IPA, and Juice or hazy double IPA. The New England IPA (NEIPA) is the new type of beer that encompasses all three of these styles. When first introduced, this … Continue reading “All The Haze–New England IPAS”

“Crap Beer” – A statement for Sustainability

Stockholm-based craft brewery, Nya Carnegie has produced Sweden’s first beer crafted from purified sewage water. New Carnegie Brewery, Carlsberg Sweden and IVL, the Swedish Environmental Research Authority collaborated to create PU:REST, with the brilliant idea stemming from Swedish researchers. When IVL reached out to Nya Carnegie brewery to use their water technology to brew beer … Continue reading ““Crap Beer” – A statement for Sustainability”

Summertime Sessions

If you consider yourself a Hop Snob like I do, you know that sometimes the summer sun can be a little too much for enjoying a heavy, hoppy beer. That’s when I turn to Session IPAs. History The term “session” refers to the two allowable drinking periods given to shell production workers in England during … Continue reading “Summertime Sessions”

Drinking on a Diet

The gym is packed, you’re eating sad desk salads every day, and doing everything you can to get your steps in. Summertime is around the corner and we all know what that means…Time to slim down! So, you have your diet down, you’re working out, living your best life – but how’s the drinking? Are … Continue reading “Drinking on a Diet”

Jersey Drafts and Crafts Festival

On Saturday, September 16th, 2017, iPlay America will be hosting Jersey Drafts and Crafts Festival from 12:00-4:00PM. Everything at the festival ranging from beer to beef jerky will be grown or made locally in the Garden State. Benefits from this festival will be donated to the Garden State Craft Brewers Guild, representing the small breweries … Continue reading “Jersey Drafts and Crafts Festival”

Let’s Celebrate National Amaretto Day!

Amaretto is a bittersweet almond-flavored Italian liqueur made from the base of apricot pits, almonds, or both! Amaretto derives from the Italian word amaro, meaning “bitter”. This bitter flavor in Amaretto comes from the mandorla amara which is the bitter almond.  The sweet almond was born as a natural mutation due to the lack of … Continue reading “Let’s Celebrate National Amaretto Day!”

Bacon And Beer Classic

The Bacon and Beer Classic has returned to Citi Field this April the 29th and 30th. Explore Citi Field and taste unlimited bacon and craft beer while playing games and winning bacon eating contests! There are four different types of tickets you could purchase for Saturday and Sunday. There are general admission, early access, power … Continue reading “Bacon And Beer Classic”

EGGY CONCOCTIONS

Egg white cocktails are by far my favorite drink to order, no matter what liquor is in the concoction. Egg whites make any drink silky, light, fluffy, and elegant. Traditionally all sour drinks were made with egg whites including my two favorites: Pisco Sour and Whiskey Sour. Although, most places don’t put egg whites in … Continue reading “EGGY CONCOCTIONS”