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AboutAbby Schmeling, Author at PorchDrinking.com

Abby Schmeling

Abby Schmeling

Born and raised in Detroit, Abby now calls Chicago home. She spends her workdays as an editorial manager and has paired that professional expertise with her passion for beer at PorchDrinking and with Chicago Beer Club. While Michigan beer holds a special place in her heart, Abby looks for the local brew wherever she goes. When she’s not working or brewery hopping, you can find Abby running, writing or playing with her dog.

Posts By Abby Schmeling

Ultimate 6er | Horror Films by the Decade

October 28, 2020 |

What’s your favorite scary movie? Forget the pumpkin beers and expiring Oktoberfests, we have just the right beer to pair with some of the best horror films of the last six decades in this week’s Ultimate 6er. So, grab some popcorn, because it’s time to get spooky!

CAUTION: Spoilers ahead.

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Ultimate 6er | Baseball and Beer

September 2, 2020 |

Believe it or not, we’re more than halfway through the baseball season. With less than 30 games to play, the phrase “every game matters” comes with a new meaning this year. Following the trade deadline, we took a look at the top teams across each division in the American and National leagues to craft this Ultimate 6er. 

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Chicago Breweries Reopen for Onsite Consumption

June 17, 2020 |

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced on Monday, June 15, that city bars and breweries would be able to serve customers outdoors starting Wednesday, June 17. The announcement came nearly two weeks after restaurants and bars and breweries serving food were able to open for outdoor dining—and drinking. While not all establishments may have existing permits—let alone patios—new applications are being expedited to allow all interested businesses to begin outdoor service.
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Event Preview | Ultra Fresh IV Brings the New New Beers

June 28, 2019 |

This Saturday, June 29, marks the fourth annual Ultra Fresh Fest, brought to you by our friends at The Hop Review. This Chicago craft beer festival is truly unique, featuring pours from (mostly) local breweries that have been packaged within one week of the event. You know what that means? Some ultra fresh beer!

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