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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 […]

Passport and a Pint Glass, Please.

Now I usually live by the motto: “Beer before liquor, never been sicker. Liquor before beer, you’re in the clear.” But I made an exception this past weekend for my Finger Lakes Beer Passport—and I must say, it went exceptionally well drinking at breweries then topping it off with a few wineries. If you haven’t […]

In the News

  We’re so stoked that the Rochester Beer Gals event, Ales & Oms, was highlighted in the D&C DO IT activities section. Thanks for including us! View the Article See you at the next one!

The Beer Gals Gift Guide


  Get that beer-loving friend the goods they need to elevate their enjoyment of beer. From trendy bottle openers to brew kits, the Beer Gals gift guide will inspire your inner beer geek. Enjoy. 1.Beer truffles? Yep, it’s a thing. These flavorful chocolates pack some impressive flavors that come from the well known beers they’re […]

Babes & Beertaining | November 2015

We partnered up with Abode, a South Wedge home decor shop, and our Local Yelp gal, Breanna, to present some fresh holiday entertaining ideas…with beer, obviously. It was a huge success! We had such fun talking about beers to pair with holiday food, chatting and meeting new ladies, tasting some beer and snacking on some […]

How Social Should Craft Beer Be?

I’m sure many of you already know of and use the app Untappd, but for those who either aren’t aware of it, aren’t using it, or both, high-five/hats off/curtsy to you. However, I’m a fair and honest person. First I’ll talk about its pros… According the official website, “Untappd is a mobile social check-in and […]