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It’s GIVEAWAY time!


  Give us your thoughts and we’ll give you… some free concert tickets. Nope, we’re not kidding. We have some tickets to an Avett Brothers concert on Saturday, September 2 that we’re excited to give away. There are two VIP tickets that include admission to The Headliner Lounge, a parking pass, and awesome seats, plus we’ve […]

Women Who Beertend: Julie Rossette, Swiftwater Brewing

Julie Rossette, beertender at Swiftwater Brewing, talks about her foray into beer, her love for beertending, and her spirit beer. Read on for her perspective.

Women Who Beertend: Emily Nortz, Roc Brewing Co.

Emily Nortz slings beer at Roc Brewing Co. on the weekends and during the summer months when she’s off from teaching. Her positive energy behind the bar is palpable and we like her perspective on craft beer. Read on for her story.

Women Who Beertend: Ashley Johnson, Three Heads Brewing

Ashley Johnson is That Girl from Three Heads (at least her Instagram profile says so). She holds her own behind the bar and as a rep for the brewery, bringing Three Heads beers to bars near you. Read on for more of her story.

Women Who Beertend: Jacquelyn Parry, Stoneyard American Craft Beer Hall & Grill

Our friend and fellow Beer Gal, Keelan Walsh (server and beer geek at Stoneyard Brewing), got real with Jacquelyn Parry (pictured), the badass beertender over at Stoneyard American Craft Beer Hall & Grill, to learn her story and what fuels her passion for beer.

Women Who Beertend – Stories, Beers, Passion

For this year’s Real Beer Week, we’re featuring local women who beertend (aka, the bartenders at your local brewery or beer bar). As the most immediate face of each brewery, these women work hard alongside their fellow barkeeps to provide you with excellent service and a memorable experience. There’s an art to beertending and each of […]

5 Real Beer Week Events Not to Miss

Real Beer Week is Rochester’s ultimate week for craft beer. It’s the one week of the year truly dedicated to craft beer with events throughout the week for every type of beer drinker. We chose 5 events we’ll most definitely make time for this week. In no particular order and not counting the must-attend Rochester Real […]

West Edge & Stoneyard Beer Dinner

  20 gals gathered in the cozy candlelit atmosphere of West Edge Restaurant on a chilly February evening. We were all there to experience the elevation of flavors that occurs when beer and food get together. The experience didn’t stop at the 4 course meal we enjoyed. There was the experience of hearing straight from […]