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Reflections on Fresh Hop Season 2018

Reflections on Fresh Hop Season 2018

Fresh hop season straight up got away from me this year, before I knew it October was here and even faster it was gone. So now, here I sit, well into the month of November and I’m just now having a chance to write about […]

Gérard Bertrand Cote des Roses Rosé

Gérard Bertrand Cote des Roses Rosé

Confession: Sarah and I have been holding out on you all a bit, but were ready to come clean and stop hoarding all the bottles for ourselves. Meet our go-to rose, the one we’ve lost track of how many bottles we’ve finished: the Gérard Bertrand […]

A Definitive Ranking of Pumpkin Beer on the Pumpkin Scale – Year Two

A Definitive Ranking of Pumpkin Beer on the Pumpkin Scale – Year Two

It’s no secret, I love pumpkin! I received a lot of positive feedback following my blog last year titled, A Definitive Ranking of Pumpkin Beer on the Pumpkin Scale and the follow up blog, Happy Halloween & Bonus Pumpkin Beers. So this year, I decided […]

A Halloweentown Drinking Game – Drinking your Way through a Spooky Classic

A Halloweentown Drinking Game – Drinking your Way through a Spooky Classic

In the spirit of all things spooky, we’re continuing the Halloween magic with a second drinking game for you to enjoy! If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the Hocus Pocus drinking game released earlier this week! Halloweentown is a childhood classic for me […]

Grab your Potions Witches; It’s Time for a Hocus Pocus Drinking Game

Grab your Potions Witches; It’s Time for a Hocus Pocus Drinking Game

I truly don’t understand how I can be so obsessed with a movie that was released the year I was born, but I love Hocus Pocus! Watching this spooky classic is a Halloween tradition and as I’ve gotten older, I’ve obviously enjoyed an adult beverage or […]

2017 Dove Hunt Dog Rosé

2017 Dove Hunt Dog Rosé

You may have seen my review of the Schloss Maissau, but in case you missed it, I’ve recently been interested in natural or organic wines and Adam Gellert from @VinoBlancWineClub is helping me along my educational journey. Through the package of clean-crafted wines he’s sent […]

Forget the PSL, I’ll Take a Pumpkin Margarita

Forget the PSL, I’ll Take a Pumpkin Margarita

Every fall it seems like everyone I know splits in two groups – one half go into a deep pumpkin obsession, while the other half complain about the abundance of pumpkin spice and those who are excited about it. I end up somewhere in the […]

A Sample of the Ohio Beer Scene

A Sample of the Ohio Beer Scene

When our friends came to visit us this summer, they came baring gifts – OHIO BEER. They live so far away and decided to pick out brews they knew we couldn’t find in the Portland area. Lucky for us they all paired perfectly with the […]

Hi-Wheel Fizzy Wine

Hi-Wheel Fizzy Wine

Hey there, fellow tipsys – its Shannon back at it again with another post! A little while back I celebrated my birthday and was gifted two kinds of fizzy wine by Hi-Wheel Fizzy Wine Co. from my friend Elizabeth. I’ve had my fair share of […]

2017 Rosé of Pinot Noir from Pike Road Wines

2017 Rosé of Pinot Noir from Pike Road Wines

Sharing a nice bottle of rosé amongst friends during a summer get-away is one of my favorite activities. That’s why we were sure to pick up an extra bottle of Pike Road Wines 2017 rosé during our last visit to their tasting room in Carlton, […]