Queen of Hops competition brewing for women who make beer

Today the Star-Ledger ran an article about NJ’s first all-female homebrewing competition, sponsored by New Jersey Craft Beer, Wyerbacher Natalie, Copper Mine Pub, etc… I’m a judge. No experience needed; Becky Pedersen from Turtle Stone Brewing has offered to coach a team or individual. It’s time to get started!


Gary Cooks for Sex on the Radio with Rocky Fino and Chef Geoff

Gary spoke about pairing beers with Irish food on Stripped Down Kitchen, hosted by Rocky Fino, author of the Will Cook for Sex series, and Chef Geoff of Cape May. Recipes included.  G’s so good on the radio, even when he’s exhausted. Click here to listen

South Jersey’s Cork Becomes Keg & Kitchen

My favorite New Jersey restaurant couple, Janet and Kevin Meeker, have totally overhauled Westmont’s Cork. It’s now South Jersey’s first barnyard dining room, called Keg & Kitchen. Read my post in Foobooz

Legislation Brewing to Help State’s Small Brewers New law would expand production, remake sales structure for NJ’s microbreweries

NJ Senate committee votes on brewery regulation overhaul today. Details in my story here that ran on NJSpotlight.com, and hence appeared on Philly.com.